Gunnar Asplund, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Gunnar Asplund

Swedish architect

Date of Birth: 22-Sep-1885

Place of Birth: Stockholm, Sweden

Date of Death: 20-Oct-1940

Profession: architect

Nationality: Sweden

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Gunnar Asplund

  • Erik Gunnar Asplund (22 September 1885 – 20 October 1940) was a Swedish architect, mostly known as a key representative of Nordic Classicism of the 1920s, and during the last decade of his life as a major proponent of the modernist style which made its breakthrough in Sweden at the Stockholm International Exhibition (1930).
  • Asplund was professor of architecture at the Royal Institute of Technology from 1931.
  • His appointment was marked by a lecture, later published under the title "Our architectonic concept of space."

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