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Ferdinand Vilhelm Jensen

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Name  Ferdinand Jensen

Died  1890
Ferdinand Vilhelm Jensen

Ferdinand Vilhelm Jensen (27 March 1837 – 15 April 1890) was a Danish Historicist architect.

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Biography

Jensen was born in Copenhagen on 27 March 1837. He enrolled at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in 1854, winning the Academy's small silver medal in 1859, the large silver medal in 1860 and finally the small gold medal in 1869.

Jensen's first commissions were the Methodist Jerusalem Church in Copenhagen and several private residential buildings. In the 1870s, he collaborated with Vilhelm Petersen on several projects including Søtorvet for Det Kjøbenhavnske Bygge-Selskab ("The Copenhagen Building Company"). In the beginning of the 1860s, he taught at the Technical Institute in Copenhagen and he was building inspector in Frederiksberg]] from 1869-74. In 1867, he moved to Hamburg where he designed Hansehalle and a number of private homes. In 1882, he returned to Copenhagen where he continued his work for a few years. He died on 15 April 1890 and is buried in Solbjerg Cemetery.

Selected works

  • Jerusalem Church, Rigensgade, Copenhagen )1863)
  • Brønnum House, Kongens Nytorv, Copenhagen (1866)
  • Nivaagaard, Nivå (1880–81)
  • Kingosg. 2/Vesterbrogade 106B, Copenhagen (1884–86)
  • Bredgade 63-65 (1886–87)
  • Abel Cathrinesgade 5-11, Copenhagen (1887–88)
  • Petersborg, Trianglen, Copenhagen (1888–90)
  • Eriksgade 7-9, 11-13, 15,
  • Eskildsgade 33-35, 37, Halmtorvet 44 (1888–90)
  • Hansasalen, Hamburg, Germany
  • With Vilhelm Petersen
  • Søtorvet, Copenhagen
  • Fr.borggade 43, 54
  • Gothersgade 175, 160, Copenhagen
  • Nørre Søgade 5-7, Copenhagen
  • Vendersgade 33, 28, Copenhagen
  • References

    Ferdinand Vilhelm Jensen Wikipedia


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