Louis Brier Home and Hospital Courtyard, Vancouver, British Columbia (1986-1987)
Dates of creation
Level of archival description
Extent and Medium
0.02 l.m. of textual records
11 drawings (including 1 reprographic copy)
Scope and Content
Project series documents Cornelia Hahn Oberlnader's landscape project for a courtyard at the Louis Brier Home and Hospital, located at the corner of Oak Street and West 41st Street in Vancouver, British Columbia. Oberlander worked on this project in 1986-1987. The project consisted in a courtyard garden for the elderly with a selection of edibles and flowers to create a place to sit for the residents.
The project series contains sketches, design development drawings, including planters details, general landscape plans, and planting plans, some working drawings, such grading and planting plans, and reference drawings for the building from the architects Matsuzaki Wright Architects. The project is also documented through textual records, including correspondence, Oberlander's concept notes, specifications, cost estimates, plant selection documents and research material.