EDUCATION School of Architecture, Royal
Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen
LANGUAGES English, German
PROFESSIONAL Federation of Danish
SOCIETIES Association of Academic Architects (MAA)
Industrial Designers Denmark (MDD)
Partner of Krohn & Hartvig Rasmussen, architects and planners, since
1968 and after conversion of the company into a joint-stock company KHR
AS architects in 1988 shareholder and member of the board. Retired from
Established own practice: Owner and head of Knud Holscher Industriel Design,
Established Holscher Architects, 1999.
Design Award. Best of tracklight. Lightfair 2001 USA.
Architecture Award, Margot and Thorvald Dreyers
IF Product Design Award for Milewide sound
Wholesale. Østervold in Randers, conceptual competition.
Release of the book 'Knud Holscher, Architect
and Industrial Designer', Edition Axel Menges
Diploma from the Society for Improvement
of the Capital for design of boarding platforms for the harbour bus route
Prizewinner, Jåttåvågen, Stavanger, open Nordic
Innovationspreis Architektur und Technik in the categorie light
for Philips Milewide Streetlamp.
Nomination for Bundespreis Produktdesign 2000/2001 for Jilly, ERCO.
"The Red Dot for the High Design Quality" award, Design
Zentrum, Nordrhein Westfalen, for Jilly, ERCO.
"The Red Dot for the High Design Quality" award, Design
Zentrum, Nordrhein Westfalen, for Handrail and Balustrade System, d
Prizewinner, Stockholm University, open competition.
2 nd prize, area at Kongens Enghave, open competition
Design consultant to Antares, Spain
Design consultant to Lamy, Germany
Design consultant to WMF, Germany
2 nd prize in the competition of Statens Kunstfond "Future of the city",
1 st prize in the competition for the new
headquarter for Carl Bro, Jylland.
st prize in competition for contract management for new domicile for the
company Papirgros, Copenhagen
'Ehrenpreis für Produktdesign' des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen
for Jilly, ERCO.
The ID-prize for Built-in-Sanitary Panel System for d line.
The ID Classic prize for d line.
The IF Product Design Award 1999 (Industrie Forum Design, Hannover)
for Built-in-Sanitary Panel System for d line.
Design consultant to Husqvarna
Design consultant to Morsø Jernstøberi
Design consultant to Fritz Hansen A/S, Denmark.
Design consultant to Louis Poulsen A/S, Denmark.
Design consultant to ERCO Series 4.
1st prize in international competition, J. Decaux, Paris.
1st prize in competition, Traffic totem for the Copenhagen Metro.
- Traffic totem for DSB, the Danish State Railways.
- Norwegian sound screening.
New office furniture series for Munch Møbler.
Designing the backstage building for Østre Gasværk
Østre Gasværk Theatre awarded by the City of Copenhagen.
"The Red Dot", Design Zentrum, Nordrhein
Westfalen, prize of design for d line cupdispensor, figures and letters.
ID-prize for "PICTOFORM", guidelines for blind people.
1st prize in Byfornyelsesselskabet of Copenhagens competition
on environmentally compatible buildingparts.
The IF Product Design Award 1997 (Industrie Forum Design, Hannover)
for d line cupdispensor.
Exhibition of Capital Culture 96 at Paustians
House, Copenhagen Denmark.
Design consultant to Philips A/S, Denmark.
Design consultant to Siemens A/S, Denmark.
1st prize in The Road Directorates design competition on
1st prize in The Road Directorates design competition on
Member of the Jury at the international competition for outstanding
visual design in railway transportation, The Brunel Award 1996; DSB, the
Danish State Railways.
Member of the Jury of The International Design Award of Baden-Würtemberg,
System of road signs for the Danish Road Department.
Project for metropolitan stations, DSB, the Danish State Railways.
Graphic sign and publication programmes for the
Danish Museum of Decorative Art.
Diploma from the Society for Improvement of the Capital for design
of bus shelters.
European Solar Prize 1995 for the Brundtland Centre Denmark.
Awarded the Prize of Design by The Svensk Form -95 for the Ceranova
series of Ifö.
Bahrain National Museum has been nominated for the Aga Khan Award
"The Red Dot", Design Zentrum, Nordrhein Westfalen, prize
of design for Ifö Ceranova.
1st prize - Odense University - Consultant competition
concerning a new building for the Faculty of Science.
Nominated for Mies van der Rohe Award.
Professor at the Design Institute, The Royal Danish Academy of
Nominated for Japan International Design Award.
Bundespreis Produkt Design 1994 for Quinta/Erco.
Member of the jury at competition, Museum of Modern
3rd prize - international architectural competition for The Royal
Awarded The Auguste Perret Prize for Applied Technology in Architecture.
The IF prize (Industrie Forum Design, Hannover) for ERCO lamps/Quinta.
Design consultant to The Øresund Link.
Danish National Bank - prize of honour.
The Danish Royal Academy of Fine Art - C.F. Hansen Medal.
Design Innovations '93, Award for the Highest Design Quality.
Invited to an exhibition in Helsinki, Finland,
as one of 5 "Nordic Masters".
Architect of the Danish Pavilion at EXPO '92 in Seville, Spain.
Prize in competition for Copenhagen waste system.
Nykredit's prize for The Danish Pavilion, EXPO 92, Seville,
European Design Award for Unicon, Denmark.
Nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Award - The Danish Pavilion,
Design consultant to Rosti, Denmark.
Design consultant to Fritz Hansen, Denmark.
Diploma from The Society for Improvement of the Capital for Pier B and
Domestic Terminal at Copenhagen Airport.
1st prize - competition for a multi-storey car park at Copenhagen Air
Designing new office furniture series for Design Funktion AB (Facit),
Member of the Jury at competition in Oslo, Norway, for Olav Thon
Member of the Jury at competition for city redevelopment.
Design consultant to ERCO Leuchten, Germany.
Design consultant to OCLI, USA and Scotland.
Received "Betonelementprisen" 1989 (The Concrete Panel Award) for:
"Finger B" (Pier B), extension of Copenhagen Airport and the head
quarter of "Unicon Beton" in Roskilde, Denmark.
1st prize - EC-competition for low-energy in office buildings.
Project - new head office for Højgaard & Schultz A/S,
1st prize - competition for The Danish Pavilion, World Exhibition
in Seville, 1992.
Member of the Jury at competition for new airport, Oslo, Norway.
Awarded prize by the Union of German Architects (BDA) for the community
centre, Neumünster, West Germany.
1st prize in competition for new design for meter cabinet, HNG
(Metropolitan Natural Gas).
Invited to the Autumn Exhibition 1988 at Charlottenborg, Copenhagen,
Design consultant to Coloplast A/S, Blücher Metalvare, Nordplan,
Paustian, SaniScan, Tron-Pax ApS, and Ifö Mörrum, Sweden.
Club Manhattan bought by The Danish State Art Foundation.
Project Jægersborg Midtpunkt, Denmark.
Project new Domestic Air Terminal, Copenhagen Airport.
Club Manhattan - received "ion-erkenning", Goed Industrieel Ontwerp, Voorjaarsbeurs,
Club Manhattan - received "Design Innovationen" 1987 - Haus Industrieform-
The IG design prize for d-line catalogue.
1st Prize Stadion Denmark - competition for football stadium.
1st prize in architectural competition for administration building for
Unicon Concrete, a Danish concrete company.
Frankfurter Messe Design Award for Club Manhattan Line.
2nd prize in conceptual competition for town and traffic planning,
Lyngby Town Centre, Denmark.
Design manual for The Municipality of Herlev, Copenhagen.
Designing new domestic air terminal for Copenhagen Airport.
Visiting professor at the Universities of Adelaide, Sidney, and
Own design-serving utensils on exhibit in German art and crafts
museum (Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe).
Club Manhattan bar line on exhibition at Design Center, Stuttgart.
1st prize in competition for contract management, office building, invited
by Copenhagen Airport, Denmark.
Project for new Finger (Pier) B, Copenhagen Airport.
Design consultant to Dampa (ceilings, walls).
Design consultant to Royal Copenhagen (various design tasks).
Design consultant to Nordisk Solar (illumination).
Design consultant to Nordisk Solar (catalogue, PR, etc.).
Prize winning proposal for bus stops (Greater Copenhagen Transportation
Design consultant to Dansk Pressalit (toilet seats).
Design consultant to Stone Art (handicraft products).
1st prize in invited competition for contract management of sports
1st prize in architectural competition for swimming baths at Køge,
Ifö Aqua, a series of sanitary ware, is introduced to the Scandinavian
Die gute Industrieform, IF prize for the TRIANGEL fluorescent tube
1st prize in a DAMPA design competition for integrated ceiling
1st prize in a design competition for beds, sponsored by Illums
Bolighus, Copenhagen, Denmark.
1st prize in invited competition for Strandmarkshave, a geriatric
home at Hvidovre, Denmark.
1st prize in invited competition for a new shop building in connection
with Østerport Station, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Prize awarded to "Stringline" by the Scandinavian Lighting Fair, Gothenburg,
Sweden, and the Hannover Fair, West Germany.
String Line on permanent exhibition at Staatliches Museum für
angewandte Kunst - Die Neue Sammlung.
1st prize award in a conceptual design competition for nursing
facilities and housing for the elderly in Ikast, Denmark.
1st prize award in a turnkey competition - the Danish Post and
Telegraph Service - CTVLAB - Tåstrup, Denmark.
Combined housing - shopping centre, Charlottenlund, Denmark.
Works for the Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup, Denmark.
Kitchenware designed for Georg Jensen Sølvsmedie A/S, exhibited
at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
3rd prize in a design competition sponsored by Den Kongelige Porcelainsfabrik
(The Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Factory Ltd.).
1st prize for extensions to the firm of Bruel & Kjær A/S in
The design of a guest palace in Bahrain.
Awarded the memorial grant of K.E. Engelhardt for design work.
1st prize in a turnkey competition by invitation for a town hall
in Næstved, Denmark.
Project for a Civic Centre and National Museum in Bahrain.
3rd prize for a technical university, West Berlin.
The design of houses in Geneva and Cannes.
1st prize in an architectural competition for a community centre, Neumünster,
1st prize in a project competition for the Royal Theatre, Copenhagen.
Design consultant to TONI sanitary fittings.
Member of the Danish Design Council.
1st prize in an architectural competition by invitation for a sport
centre at Grenaa, Denmark.
1st prize in a turnkey competition by invitation for a hall for
racket games in Herlev, Denmark.
Awarded the Danish "Træprisen" (prize for the use of wood
Commended prize for planning of town hall square, Odense, Denmark.
1st prize in an architectural competition for the town hall square,
1st prize in an architectural competition by invitation for public swimming
baths at Værløse, Denmark.
1st prize in a turnkey competition by invitation for two schools
in Aalborg, Denmark.
Commended prize in an architectural competition for site plan,
masterplan and renovation of Kokkedal Manor, Denmark.
Prize in a conceptual competition for the development of glass
wool sandwich constructions.
Design consultant to PEVO A/S.
Shared 1st prize in a conceptual competition for the Royal Theatre
Danish Industrial Design Award (ID) for the SIB concrete beam for
Højgaard & Schultz A/S, Denmark.
Die gute Industrieform for d-line and a series of lamps.
Prize in an international competition for an office building in Vienna,
Jos University, Nigeria. Masterplan after competition.
Design consultant to Thor Radiator A/S.
Danish Industrial Design Award (ID) for the UFO series of ventilators
for Riscanco A/S.
Exhibition at Charlottenborg.
1st prize in a turnkey competition by invitation for public swimming baths
at Lyngby, Denmark.
1st prize in a turnkey competition by invitation for a sport centre
at Lundtofte, Denmark.
1st prize in a turnkey competition by invitation for a skating
rink at Herlev, Denmark.
Shared 1st prize in an architectural competition by invitation
for swimming baths at Greve, Denmark.
Prize in an architectural competition by invitation for Munkebo
Design consultant to Højgaard & Schultz A/S, Contractors,
Design consultant to Perstorp AB, Sweden.
Design consultant to Ifo Sanitar AB, Sweden.
New series of stainless steel lamps for H.F. Belysning, Denmark.
Commended prize in a competition project for Aalborg University Centre,
Commended prize in a competition project
for Haderslev Educational Centre, Denmark.
Danish Industrial Design Award (ID) for the d-line series of fittings
for Carl F. Petersen.
Design consultant to Georg Jensen Sølvsmedie A/S, Copenhagen.
1st prize in a competition for energy saving houses.
Architectural collaboration with Svend Axelsson.
2nd prize in an architectural competition for the Aalborg Central
Design exhibition, Danish Handicraft Products, Sønderborg,
Design exhibition IDD, Nikolaj Plads, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Design of own house at Holte, Denmark.
2nd prize in a German competition for a Technical University, Munich,
Awarded the Eckersberg Medal by the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen,
British Design Award for office signs.
Award for graphic works.
Prize for the University for Jyväskylä, Finland, in a
1st prize of the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers for the Syncronol
Appointed professor at the Architectural School, Royal Academy of Fine
Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Prize in a Scandinavian competition for the development of the island
of Hven, Sweden, into a holiday centre.
Prize for the Uleåborg University, Finland, in a Scandinavian
British Design Award for the Modric series of fittings.
Awarded the Theophilus Hansen travel scholarship.
1st prize in a British competition for office signs, together with
1st prize in a Scandinavian competition for a university in Odense,
Partner of Krohn & Hartvig Rasmussen, architects.
Prize in a competition for a new sports centre at Ikast, Denmark.
Awarded the British Aluminium Industry's prize for the Modric series
of fittings, together with Alan Tye.
This series was also awarded the 1st prize of the Guild of Architectural
British Design Award for 'Meridian One'.
Prize in an international competition for sanitary equipment (together
with Alan Tye).
Prize in a competition for a public school at Søllerød,
Prize in a Scandinavian competition for a new town quarter in Herning,
Associate architect with Arne Jacobsen, working as supervising architect
at St. Catharine's College, Oxford, England.
During that period domiciled at Oxford for 2 years.
Employed by Professor Arne Jacobsen.
Participated in a competition for a school at Rødovre, Denmark,
and in a competition for a World Health Organization (WHO) Centre in Geneva,
Teacher at the Architectural School (assistant to Professor E. Chr. Sørensen).
Prize winning competition proposals:
School at Holstebro, Denmark
School at Horsens, Denmark
Single-family houses competition sponsored by a Danish savings
Postgraduate at the Architectural School of the Royal Academy of Fine
Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Knud Holscher Industriel