Guincher Residence, Vancouver, British Columbia (1987-1989)
Part of:
  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (archive creator)
  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (landscape architect)

Guincher Residence, Vancouver, British Columbia (1987-1989)



Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • 0.01 l.m. of textual records
    27 drawings (including 6 reprographic copies)
Scope and content:
Project series documents Cornelia Hahn Oberlander's project for the landscape of the Guincher Residence on Chancellor Boulevard, at the corner of N.W. Marine Drive, in the University Endowment Lands, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Oberlander worked on this project from 1987-1989. The project consisted a garden design for a corner property built on a smooth slope. The landscape design consists in the addition of a wooden patio at the back of the residence, extending on the right side of the building and leading to the front the property with a series of grass steps. Oberlander also included the planting of trees and shrubs on the edges of the property to add intimacy to the back garden.

The project series contains sketches, design development drawings, including landscape details and sections, grading plans, landscape plans, and planting plans, and working drawing, such as landscape layout and planting plans, and working drawings for the residence used as reference. The project series also comprises plant lists and landscape specifications.
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Vancouver British Columbia Canada


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