Vancouver Public Library green roof, Vancouver, British Columbia (2012)
Part of:
  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (archive creator)
  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (landscape architect)
  • Enns Gauthier Landscape Architects (landscape architectural firm)
  • DA Architects + Planners (architectural firm)
  • Safdie Architects (architectural firm)

Vancouver Public Library green roof, Vancouver, British Columbia (2012)



Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • 0.07 l.m. of textual records
    16 drawings (including 7 reprographic copies)
    1 digital file (11 MB)
Scope and content:
Project series documents Cornelia Hahn Oberlander's work as a consultanh architects for the revitalisation of the green roof and upper floors planters of the Vancouver Public Library, also know as Library Square, on West Georgia Street in Vancouver, British Columbia. Oberlander worked on this project from 2008-2012 with landscape architects firm Enns Gauthier Landscape Architects and architectural firms Safdie Architects and DA Architects + Planners. The project consisted mainly in assessment, maintenance and replanting of trampled area or badly maintained trees.

The project series contains a few sketches, working drawings, including higher levels floor plans, sections and site plans, and renderings. The project is also documented through project proposal, specifications, correspondence with architects and consultants, reports, financial document, meetings notes and documentation.
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Material in this project series was kept in its original order when it was first processed upon its arrival at CCA.

Vancouver British Columbia Canada

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Related units of description:
  • For documents related to the initial project for Library Square, see project series AP075.S1.1992.PR01.

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