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Steen Eiler Rasmussen (1898—1990) was a Danish architect and town-planner, professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, and a prolific writer of books and poetry. Like his compatriots Hans Christian Andersen and Johannes Vilhelm Jensen he traveled extensively, and his observations often became basis for his writings. His bibliography (1973) lists 536 items.

One of his most important books was London. It was first published in Danish in 1934, in English (as London, the Unique City) in 1937. When this edition was re-issued in 1948, Rasmussen had added two Postscripts: "For English readers only", and "For American readers only". A shorter version was published as a paperback in 1960.

Other influential books by Rasmussen are Towns and Buildings (1951), and Experiencing Architecture (1959).

It has been stated that every English and American city-planner knows his "Rasmussen". Among his many friends was Edmund N. Bacon.

In 1942 Rasmussen (together with his colleague Kay Fisker) educated Jørn Utzon, the world-renowned architect and creator of the Sydney Opera House, He also educated Marian Pepler who designed rugs for Gordon Russell in the 1930's . He is the father of Danish linguist Una Canger.

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Total Books: 16
London The Unique City Revised  Expanded Edition
1982 - London the Unique City Revised Expanded Edition (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780262680271
ISBN-10: 0262680270
Genres: History, Engineering & Transportation
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Towns and Buildings
1969 - Towns and Buildings (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780262680110
ISBN-10: 0262680114
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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Experiencing Architecture - 2nd Edition
1964 - Experiencing Architecture - 2nd Edition (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780262680028
ISBN-10: 0262680025
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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Experiencing Architecture
Experiencing Architecture (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780262180030
ISBN-10: 0262180030
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Danish Textiles [Survey of Wld. Textiles S] (Hardcover)
Die Gegenwartigkeit uberlieferter Kunst
Die Gegenwartigkeit Uberlieferter Kunst [Festvortr. z. Offentl. Jahressitzung d. Bayer. Akad. d. Schonen Kunste am 15. Juli 1974 - Reihe der Bayerischen ... der Schonen Kunste ; 16 - German Edition] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783766703200
ISBN-10: 376670320X
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Towns and Buildings
Towns and Buildings (Other)
ISBN-13: 9784130611060
ISBN-10: 4130611062
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Ogsaa et sovemiddel Lsning til at falde i svn paa
Ogsaa Et Sovemiddel Lsning Til at Falde I Svn Paa [Gyldendals tranebøger - Danish Edition] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788700163515
ISBN-10: 8700163511
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Omkring Christiania Med En Fyldig Dokumentation 1976 [Gyldendals tranebøger - Danish Edition] (Other)
Karen Blixen's Flowers
Karen Blixen's Flowers (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788772414812
ISBN-10: 8772414812
Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home
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En udstilling om Steen Eiler Rasmussen Arkitektskolen i Aarhus 1987 Dansk arkitekturcenter Gammel dok Kbenhavn 1988
Byer Og Bygninger II [Danish Edition] (Other)