Otto Torgersen

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Otto Torgersen (16 June 1910 – 12 December 2000) was a Norwegian architect, born in Trondheim.

Among his designs were the Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology at Etterstad from 1960, and the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences at Sogn from 1971.[1] He was responsible for designing the exhibitions at Norway's Resistance Museum.[2] He also contributed to the Kon Tiki Museum and the Fram Museum.[3]

He founded the advertisement bureau Pran & Torgersen in 1947, jointly with Christian Pran.[4] He was awarded Gullblyanten in 1969.[5] He died in December 2000 and was buried at Vestre gravlund.[6] His company existed until 2009.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Heiberg, Helge (1972). "Torgersen, Otto". Gyldendals Store Konversasjonsleksikon (in Norwegian). 5 (3 ed.). Oslo: Gyldendal. 
  2. ^ "Norway's Resistance Museum". Retrieved 25 February 2011. 
  3. ^ Gjelsvik, Tore (22 December 2000). "Otto Torgersen (obituary)". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). 
  4. ^ a b Phil, Roger. "Pran & Torgersen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 25 February 2011. 
  5. ^ Vikøren, Birger M. "Gullblyanten". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 25 February 2011. 
  6. ^ "Cemeteries in Norway" (in Norwegian). DIS-Norge. Retrieved 26 February 2011.