Mogens Lassen (February 20, 1901 in Copenhagen - December 14, 1987 in Holte) was a Danish architect who was a central figure in functionalism. He was the brother of Flemming Lassen, who was also an architect.Mogens Lassen was born in 1901 as the son of decoration painter, later coffee-maker Hans Vilhelm Lassen and the painter Ingeborg Winding. He was in bricklaying and went to the Technical School in Copenhagen 1919-23, after which he was employed at various design studios, the longest at Tyge Hvass 1925-34. He received his architectural education through work at various design studios. During his stay in France (at Christiani & Nielsen) in 1927-28, he became acquainted with Le Corbusier's revolutionary works, which gave him the impetus to draw innovative modern villas in concrete in Danish.