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Jørn Utzon

Jørn Utzon is just an ordinary person burdened with the gift of genius, as one of his closest acquaintances once said. Jørn Utzon's genius lay in his ability to work with the inspiration he found in so many places: in his predecessors and contemporaries, greats like Alvar Aalto, Mies van der Rohe and Frank Lloyd Wright. He also travelled extensively, especially in his younger years, finding inspiration in the Far East, North Africa, USA and Mexico, just as he also found great inspiration in natural forms and shapes.

Utzon's untraditional and unique approach to architecture is what makes his work timeless, and the interest in his organic, holistic architectural process continues to inspire architects all over the world.

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