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Landscape architecture projects

Landscape architecture projects

Part of

People

  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (archive creator)

Title

Landscape architecture projects

Dates of creation

1947-2009

Level of archival description

Series

Extent and Medium

  • 11,82 l.m. of textual records
  • 8902 drawings
  • 7163 photographic materials
  • 3803 digital files (9.62 GB)
  • 26 panels
  • 25 artefacts
  • 5 printing plates
  • 2 graphic materials
  • 2 moving images
  • 1 model

Scope and Content

This series documents Cornelia Hahn Oberlander's landscape architecture projects undertaken between the 1950s to the end of the 2000s. Projects range from new development site master plan projects to residential projects, with a strong focus on play areas in neighbourhood parks and child care centres. Projects are mainly located in British Columbia and Washington State. Other locations include Ontario, Northwest Territories, Alberta, California, and Pennsylvania.

Documentary forms in this series are comprised of drawn and printed graphic materials from various stages of the landscape design. The series also contains photographs of the landscaping work or the completed projects, and project records, such as correspondence, reports, specifications, and Oberlander's concept development notes.

Reference Number

AP075.S1

Arrangement

The series is arranged chronologically by year of project.

Conditions governing access

  • Digital documents (CDs and a floppy disk) contained in the fonds are not processed and therefore aren't available for consultation.

Related units of description

  • For more photographs of Oberlander's projects, see also AP075.S4.SS2. The series contains reference materials for landscaping projects that Oberlander used as inspiration, and includes a collection of photographs and slides of her own projects.
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