Frederik Thorvald Emil Blichfeldt was born in Copenhagen. He studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts from 1864 to 1871 while at the same time working as an assistant for Ferdinand Meldahl. He won the Academy’s small gold medal in 1876 and the large gold medal in 1878 with a project for a national museum. Blichtfeldt won the academy’s travel scholarships in 1878, 1879, 1880 and 1881 and was on a multi-year stay in Italy until spring 1882. His first assignment was under the supervision of Meldahl to plan and oversee the construction of a housing fringe surrounding the Marble Church in Copenhagen. He exhibited drawings at Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition 1874 and 1878, at Nordic Exhibition of 1888 in Copenhagen.
Blichfeldt was married in 1908 with Sidse Dorthea Sophie Caroline Saabye (1872-1935). He was the Knight of the Order of the Dannebrog. He died at 59 years of age in Copenhagen and was buried at Bispebjerg Cemetery.
Main entrance, Tivoli Gardens (1889–90)
Great Northern Telegraph Company (1890–94)
Messen Department Store (1895)
12-16 Halmtorvet (1897–98)
Corner of Palægade with Bredgade in Copenhagen [notice the dragon above the door]
The corner of Palægade (No. 1-3) and Bredgade (No. 3) in Copenhagen, Denmark. Designed by Emil Blichfeldt & Gotfred Tvede and built 1899 to 1900.
Apartment building at Palægade in Indre By in Copenhagen. It was build to a design by Emil Blichfeldt and Gotfred Tvede in 1900-1902.
Facade in Bredgade, Copenhagen, Denmark
(Indre By) Kongens Nytorv Former Great Northern Telegraph Company headquarters. Arch. Emil Blichfeldt 1890-94.
His first assignment was under the supervision of Meldahl to plan and oversee the construction of a housing fringe surrounding the Marble Church in Copenhagen.
More to come.