Garden at 327 Buena Vista Road, Ottawa, Ontario (1973)
Dates of creation
Level of archival description
Extent and Medium
38 drawings (23 reprographic copies)
0.02 l.m. of textual records
Scope and Content
Project series documents Cornelia Han Oberlanders's landscape project for the garden of Hamilton Southam residence on Buena Vista Road in the Rockcliffe Park residential neightbourhood in Ottawa, Ontario. Oberlander worked on this project in 1973-1974. Oberlander design included a two-level terrace, a play area that included a play grove, a sand area, and a play house combined with a storage shed for the garden.
The project series contains sketches showing preliminary planting layouts, design development drawings, such as landscape plans, landscape elevations, and planting plans, and presentation drawings with general landscape plans and elevations. The project is also documented through construction drawings for the terrace, including plans and sections, and construction drawings for the play house and storage space, including plans, elevations and sections. The project series also comprises correspondence and a plant list.