Torben Rasmussen was born in 1954. Trained as a carpenter - graduated with a silver medal in 1974. Constructing Architect at the Copenhagen Polytech in 1981 and Architect/Interior Designer at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture in 1987.
He received the Formland Prize in 1989 and again in 1998. The Braun Prize in 1989. The Design Plus prize in 1990 and won a silver medal in the Nordic Design Competition in 1990.