March 07, 2016
Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
Margolese Prize Lecture
Cornelia Hahn Oberlander
Date: March 7, 6:30pm
Location: Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
Please note that this is a free but ticketed event.
Tickets will be released on January 13, 2016. Please see link below for details.
Recognized as a national treasure in Canada, Cornelia Hahn Oberlander has been creating innovative landscapes for over 60 years, collaborating as landscape architect on a wide range of projects with noted internationally acclaimed architects. She designed the iconic landscapes of the UBC Museum of Anthropology, Robson Square in Vancouver and Ottawa’s National Gallery.
Cornelia has been recognized globally for her exemplary work. She has received 12 honorary degrees and was appointed member and then officer of the Order of Canada in 1990 and 2009, respectively. She was awarded the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Allied Medal in 1995, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects in 2006, the Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award, the International Federation of Landscape Architects’ premier award, in 2011, and the ASLA Medal, the most prestigious award by the American Society of Landscape Architects, in 2012.
She is the recipient of the 2015 Margolese National Design for Living Prize.
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