ERIK ASMUSSEN

by Filip Henley

Erik Asmussen, Danish architect, established himself internationally through his organic architecture for the Rudolf Steiner seminariet in Järna from the mid-seventies until completion of the Cultural Hall at the seminariet, inaugurated summer 1992. During this period he designed many Steiner schools and other buildings within the anthroposophical movement in Scandinavia and Germany. His work has been an inspiration for a whole generation of architects, there having been annual architectural conferences at the seminariet over a period of many years from the seventies onwards. He was fully active as architect until his death in 1998.