Almqvist, Osvald

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Almqvist, Osvald (1884–1950). Swedish architect. With Sigurd Lewerentz and others, he founded an independent architectural school, and studied the tradition of vernacular architecture as part of the search for a national style, but became a pioneer of non-Historicist architecture with such designs as the industrial village, Berglagsby, Domnarvet, Dalecarlia (1916–20), and the hydro-electric power-stations of Forshuvudfors (1917–21), Hammarfors (1925–8) and Krångfors (1925–8).

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Andersson & and Bedoire (1986);
Caldenby et al. (1998);
Linn (1967)