Osvald Almqvist

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Osvald Almqvist in 1936

Osvald Almqvist (1884–1950) was a Swedish architect, who was one of the pioneers of functionalism in Swedish architecture.[1] His designs include those for hydro-electric power stations at Forshuvudfors (1917–21), Hammarfors (1925-28) and Krångfors (1925–28).[2] Between 1939 and 1938, Almqvist was in charge of the Stockholm Parks Department.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Franklin Daniel Scott (29 December 1988). Sweden, the nation's history. SIU Press. p. 564. ISBN 978-0-8093-1489-8. Retrieved 23 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Almqvist, Osvald". A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. James Stevens Curl. Oxford University Press 2006. Oxford Reference Online. Retrieved 23 February 2012.
  3. ^ Marc Treib (25 July 1994). Modern landscape architecture: a critical review. MIT Press. p. 119. ISBN 978-0-262-70051-1. Retrieved 23 February 2012. 
  4. ^ Peter Clark (30 January 2006). The European city and green space: London, Stockholm, Helsinki and St. Petersburg, 1850-2000. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. p. 142. ISBN 978-0-7546-5429-2. Retrieved 23 February 2012.