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Carlos Ekman's background in Sweden: family references, architectural education and work experience

Grant number: 19/21069-5
Support type:Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): July 26, 2020
Effective date (End): November 28, 2020
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Architecture and Town Planning - Fundamentals of Architecture and Urbanism
Principal researcher:Monica Junqueira de Camargo
Grantee:Marina Rodrigues Amado
Supervisor abroad: Victor Edman
Home Institution: Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo (FAU). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Research place: KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden  
Associated to the scholarship:18/01725-2 - Carlos Ekman and the eclecticism in São Paulo, BP.DR


This project for a research internship at KTH School of Architecture in Stockholm is part of our PhD research in FAUUSP's Architectural History area about the work of the Swedish architect and engineer Carlos Ekman (1866-1940) in São Paulo. Its main goal is to develop locally studies about Ekman's background in Sweden: his architectural education as an extra student at the Architecture and Ornamentation course from KTH University from 1884 until 1886, his family references, and his early professional experiences. Based on primary sources, that will be gathered from public Swedish archives, interviews with specialists, and bibliographical references, the research will explore Ekman's original environment with special regard to architectural and cultural aspects.

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