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Encyclopedia > Helgo Zettervall
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Helgo Zettervall, 1901

Helgo Zettervall, older spelling Zetterwall, (November 21, 18311907) was a Swedish architect and professor of the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts. He is best known for his drastic restaurations of churches and other buildings around Sweden. November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1831 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Architect at his drawing board, 1893 An architect, also known as a building designer, is a person involved in the planning, designing and oversight of a buildings construction, whose role is to guide decisions affecting those building aspects that are of aesthetic, cultural or social concern. ... The Royal Swedish Academy of Arts or , founded in 1773 by King Gustav III, is one of the Royal Academies in Sweden. ...


After studies at the Academy of Arts, he in 1860 began working on the Lund Cathedral, which was to take 20 years. Soon he was appointed for similar large scale restaurations, such as Linköping Cathedral (1877-86), Skara Cathedral (1886-94) und Uppsala Cathedral (1885-93), aswell as the Kalmar Castle (1886-90). Lund Cathedral Byggnaden The Lund Cathedral, or Lunds Domkyrka, is a cathedral in Lund, Sweden. ... Linköping Cathedral The Linköping Cathedral (in Swedish: Linköpings domkyrka) is a church in the Swedish city of Linköping. ... Skara Cathedral Skara Cathedral (in Swedish: Skara domkyrka) is a church in the Swedish city of Skara. ... See also Archbishop of Uppsala Categories: Sweden geography stubs | Buildings and structures stubs | Swedish churches | Cathedrals | Uppsala ... Kalmar Castle Kalmar Castle showing the location by the sea Kalmar Castle, located near the site of Kalmars medieval harbor, has played a crucial part in Sweden history since its initial construction as a fortified tower in the 12th century. ...

The Oscar Fredrik Church in Gothenburg.
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The Oscar Fredrik Church in Gothenburg.

Between 1860 and 1890, Zettervall was the main proponent of the Neo-Gothic architecture of church buildings. Several examples exist all around Sweden, such as in the cities of Lund, Gothenburg and Stockholm. Gothenburg (Swedish: Göteborg ▶(?)) is a city and a municipality on the western coast of Sweden, in the County of Västra Götaland. ... Neo-gothic architecture is an American branch of the Gothic revival style that was imported from England in the 1830s. ... Lund ▶(?) is a Scanian city in the Skåne province of southernmost Sweden. ... Gothenburg (Swedish: Göteborg ▶(?)) is a city and a municipality on the western coast of Sweden, in the County of Västra Götaland. ... The Old town in Stockholm from the air Stockholm ▶(?) is the capital of Sweden, located on the east coast at the entrance of lake Mälaren. ...


His influence has been much critized. Zettervall restaurations were often not intended to restore old looks, but to restore them according to their, according to Zettervall, ideal look.


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Helgo Zettervall, older spelling Zetterwall, (November 21, 1831 1907) was a Swedish architect and professor of the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts.
Between 1860 and 1890, Zettervall was the main proponent of the Neo-Gothic architecture of church buildings.
Zettervall restaurations were often not intended to restore old looks, but to restore them according to their, according to Zettervall, ideal look.
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