King David High School Biblical Garden, Vancouver, British Columbia (2005-2008)
Part of:
  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (archive creator)
  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (landscape architect)
  • Acton Ostry Architects Inc. (architectural firm)

King David High School Biblical Garden, Vancouver, British Columbia (2005-2008)



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Extent and medium:
  • 0.06 l.m. of textual records
    114 digital files (256 MB)
    53 photographic material
    2 reprographic copies
    2 artefacts
  • Project series documents Cornelia Hahn Oberlander's landscale project for the King David High School garden, on Willow Street, in Vancouver. The project consists in a biblical garden that features plants and trees mentionned in the the Torah to teach biblical heritage to the students of the school outdoors as well as indoors. It includes signage of individual species with quotations from the Torah in Hebrew, English & Latin. Oberlander worked in this project in the mid-2000s with architect firm Acton Ostry Architects Inc.

    The project series contains research and documentation, correspondence, including with client and contractors, landscape specifications, project description, financial documents, physical and digital document related to the plant selection, and a few photographs of the construction. The project is also documented through design development drawings, such as landscape plans, elevations, details for the signs, some presentation drawings, and a sample of the plan identification signs. The material for this project also comprises documents related to landscape maintenance of the garden, including maintenance history summary and contract with contractor for maintenance of trees.
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Vancouver British Columbia Canada


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