Where Was Jørn Utzon Born and Raised?

Jørn Oberg Utzon, AC, Hon. FAIA (9 April 1918 – 29 November 2008) was a Danish architect, most notable for designing the Sydney Opera House in Australia. When it was declared a World Heritage Site on 28 June 2007, Utzon became only the second person to have received such recognition for one of his works during his lifetime. Other noteworthy works include Bagsværd Church near Copenhagen and the National Assembly Building in Kuwait. He also made important contributions to housing design, especially with his Kingo Houses near Helsingør.

Jørn Utzon Birthplace

Birth Country:

Jørn is originally from Denmark.


Copenhagen, Denmark.

Where did Jørn Utzon die?

Copenhagen, Denmark.

Jørn Utzon died on November 29, 2008 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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