Fritz Eckert, Fritz Herman Vilhelm Eckert in full, was a Swedish architect, born 25 April 1852 in Stockholm, he died in 1920. Eckert attended the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts from 1871-1878 and spent 1879 travelling abroad. He was employed as an architect by Överintendentsämbetet (the Swedish public construction service) in 1878 and was made a curator of this service in 1904. From 1880 he lectured at the Stockholm-based School of Engineering.
Eckert designed Professor Curman's villa on Stockholm's Floragatan (1880), the Royal Stables of Stockholm (1895), Antuna Gård mansion in Upplands Väsby, the YWCA building in Stockholm (designed in 1905) and the new church in Krokek in Östergötland County (1895-1896), as well as contributing to numerous church restorations.
This article contains content from the Owl Edition of Nordisk familjebok, a Swedish encyclopedia published between 1904 and 1926, now in the public domain.[en]