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The Radio House Sofa
Glory 2014-05-13





  In 1936 the architect Vilhelm Lauritzen got the assignment to draw and decorate the Danish Radio House in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen. Now, 75 years later one of the most distinctive furniture from the interior is relaunched – The Radio House Sofa. – recreated by Brdr. Petersen in Aarhus. The factory has been given the assignment in connection with the Royal Danish Academy of Music took over the Radio House building and wanted to recreate some of the original interior. The Radio House sofa is produced in the two original sizes, P2 with the length of 215 cm and P3 at 258 cm, respectively, 2 and 3 leg set. The sofa is available in fabric with frame in beech, oak, walnut and teak. Vilhelm Lauritzen (1894-1984) got his degree as an architect from the School of Architecture in Copenhagen in 1921. The following year he established his own studio, Vilhelm Lauritzen Architects. Besides the Radio House (1936-41), he is best known for having designed and decorated Copenhagen Airport (1937-39). Vilhelm Lauritzen received several awards for his work – including Eckersberg Medal in 1941 and the Architects’ Association Honorary Medal in 1964.


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