Arno Berg

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Arno Berg (1890 – 1974) was a Swedish/Norwegian architect. He was born in Gothenburg. He graduated from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm in 1914, and worked at the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History in Oslo from 1918 to 1927. From 1927 he was a secretary for the society Selskabet for Oslo Byes Vel, and editor of the periodical St. Hallvard. He was the first head of the department for cultural heritage in Oslo, from 1956 to 1960. Among his publications are Selskabet for Oslo Byes Vels historie 1811–1861 from 1936, Vår Frelsers kirke from 1950, and a two-volume work on the Akershus Castle. He was awarded the Medal of St. Hallvard, and was decorated Commander of the Order of St. Olav. A bust of Berg was unveiled in Oslo Ladegård in 1972.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Roede, Lars. "Arno Berg". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 24 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Arno Berg". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 24 November 2012.