Kim Holst Jensen

Principal, Design Director, Denmark

Kim Holst Jensen joined Schmidt Hammer Lassen in 1991 and, along with the founding partners, helped grow the firm into one of Scandinavia’s most recognized and award-winning architectural practices. In 1998, he was appointed principal and has been a leading member of the firm’s creative management team since, currently serving as Creative Director for the Aarhus studio.

The beauty of his work can be seen through his distinctive sketches that communicate design ideas by adding a layer of intangible texture to projects of all scales. From sketching to delivering detailed design work, Kim is a formidable architectural force behind some of the firm’s most celebrated designs.

Aarhus, Denmark
“Design concepts often reveal themselves when I put pen to paper. Some of our most complex and well known buildings began with a sketch.”