Carl Westman

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Birthday
20, 1866
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Jan 23, 1936 (69)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
20, 1866
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Jan 23, 1936 (69)

About

Early proponent of the National Romantic Style who designed the landmark Stockholm Courthouse. He also became known as a hospital architect, working on the Beckomberga Hospital and the Karolinska Hospital.

Before Fame

He was a student at the Royal Institute of Technology and the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts. He was employed by Stockholm-based architect Aron Johansson in 1895 while Johansson was working on the new Parliament building. He founded his own practice in 1897.

Trivia

He was chief architect of the Swedish Royal Medical Board and designed the Swedish General Medical Association building.

Family Life

His family was residing in Uppsala when he was born. He married artist Elin Andersson in 1893.

Associated With

He was born in the same country as actress Ingrid Bergman.