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University Faculty Club, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia (1957-1959)

University Faculty Club, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia (1957-1959)

Part of

People

  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (archive creator)
  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (landscape architect)
  • Frederic Lasserre (architect)
  • Arthur Erickson (architect)

Title

University Faculty Club, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia (1957-1959)

Dates of creation

1957-1959

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 124 drawings (including 44 reprographic copies)
  • 12 photographic material

Scope and Content

This project series documents Cornelie Hahn Oberlander's landscape project for the University of British Columbia's Faculty Club, a social club providing accomodation and recreation for members of the Society, in Vancouver. The Faculty Club is located on the northern edge of the University of British Columbia's campus and overlook the Burrard Inlet and the North Shore Mountains. Oberlander worked on this project from 1956-1959 with architect Fred Lasserre and later architect Arthur Erickson in 1963. During the first phase of the construction in 1956, Oberlander designed the parking area, the upper terrace, and garden with a water feature of water cascading into a series of square basins. For the second phase of the design, Oberlander worked with architect Arthur Erickson, who connected the water feature to a larger pool situated next to a new pavilion. In 2008, the Faculty Club was converted into classrooms and Oberlander was hired to revitalise the planting areas around the club.

The project series contains sketches for the upper terrace, design development drawings, including landscape plans, grading plans and planting plans, presentation drawings and working drawings, including building plans used for reference. The project series also includes photographs.

Reference Number

AP075.S1.1957.PR01

Location

Vancouver British Columbia Canada

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    • Reference Number: AP075.S1.1957.PR01.001
    • Title: Photographs, University Faculty Club, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    • Dates of creation: 1957-1958
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (archive creator)
    • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (landscape architect)

    Description:

    Original folder entitled "Guidelines, City of Vancouver / Spaxman".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 6 photographs
    • 5 internegatives
    • 1 printout

    Credit line:

    Cornelia Hahn Oberlander fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Cornelia Hahn Oberlander/
    Gift of Cornelia Hahn Oberlander

    Folder Number:

    075-014-011

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    • Reference Number: AP075.S1.1957.PR01.002
    • Title: Working drawings and presentation drawings, University Faculty Club, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    • Dates of creation: 1957
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (archive creator)
    • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (landscape architect)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • landscape

    Extent and Medium:

    • 16 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 46 x 65 m sheet (largest): 81 x 111 cm

    Credit line:

    Cornelia Hahn Oberlander fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Cornelia Hahn Oberlander/
    Gift of Cornelia Hahn Oberlander

    Folder Number:

    075-008-008

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    • Reference Number: AP075.S1.1957.PR01.003
    • Title: Design development drawings, University Faculty Club, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    • Dates of creation: circa 1957
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 7

    People:

    • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (archive creator)
    • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (landscape architect)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development

    Extent and Medium:

    • 79 drawings
    • 1 reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 11 x 26 cm sheet (largest): 35 x 76 cm

    Credit line:

    Cornelia Hahn Oberlander fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Cornelia Hahn Oberlander/
    Gift of Cornelia Hahn Oberlander

    Folder Number:

    075-001-003

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH280061
      • Sketch landscape plan for University Faculty Club, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
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      • ARCH280062
      • Sketch landscape plan for University Faculty Club, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
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      • ARCH280063
      • Sketch landscape plan for University Faculty Club, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
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      • ARCH280064
      • Sketch landscape plan with notes for University Faculty Club, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
      • Form: drawings
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      • ARCH280065
      • Sketch upper terrace plan for University Faculty Club, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
      • Form: drawings
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      • ARCH280066
      • Sketch upper terrace plan for University Faculty Club, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
      • Form: drawings
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      • ARCH280067
      • Sketch landscape plan for University Faculty Club, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
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    • Reference Number: AP075.S1.1957.PR01.004
    • Title: Design development drawings, University Faculty Club, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    • Dates of creation: 1957
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (archive creator)
    • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (landscape architect)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • landscape

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 reprographic copies
    • 5 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 28 x 23 cm sheet (lagest): 35 x 61 cm

    Credit line:

    Cornelia Hahn Oberlander fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Cornelia Hahn Oberlander/
    Gift of Cornelia Hahn Oberlander

    Folder Number:

    075-001-004

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    • Reference Number: AP075.S1.1957.PR01.005
    • Title: Working drawings, University Faculty Club, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    • Dates of creation: 1957
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (archive creator)
    • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (landscape architect)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • landscape

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 rolled reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 77 x 99 cm

    Physical Description:

    The three drawings have the same a significant tear that goes from the left edge to the middle of the drawing. Unroll with care.

    Credit line:

    Cornelia Hahn Oberlander fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Cornelia Hahn Oberlander/
    Gift of Cornelia Hahn Oberlander

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    • Reference Number: AP075.S1.1957.PR01.006
    • Title: Presentation drawings, University Faculty Club, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    • Dates of creation: 1957
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (archive creator)
    • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (landscape architect)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 ink on drafting film
    • 1 reprographic copy on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 23,5 x 17 cm sheet (largest): 27 x 25 cm

    Credit line:

    Cornelia Hahn Oberlander fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Cornelia Hahn Oberlander/
    Gift of Cornelia Hahn Oberlander

    Folder Number:

    075-053-001

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    • Reference Number: AP075.S1.1957.PR01.007
    • Title: Landscape plans and reference building drawings, University Faculty Club, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    • Dates of creation: 1957
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (archive creator)
    • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (landscape architect)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 76 x 102 cm

    Credit line:

    Cornelia Hahn Oberlander fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Cornelia Hahn Oberlander/
    Gift of Cornelia Hahn Oberlander

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    • Reference Number: AP075.S1.1957.PR01.008
    • Title: Landscape plans and planting plans, University Faculty Club, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    • Dates of creation: 1958
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (archive creator)
    • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (landscape architect)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 6 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 77 x 102 cm

    Credit line:

    Cornelia Hahn Oberlander fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Cornelia Hahn Oberlander/
    Gift of Cornelia Hahn Oberlander

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