Cornelia Hahn Oberlander to Give Guelph Lecture

Posted on Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Landscape Architecture Programs
School of Environmental Design and Rural Development

Cornelia Hahn Oberlander

Cornelia will speak on "Evidence-Based Place-Making"

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Cornelia Hahn Oberlander is giving the first in a lecture series on how landscape architects seek, use, and establish evidence in their practice. The series promotes discovery of knowledge and its application in design and Oberlander has prepared her talk on how she finds and applies evidence to make ‘place’. In a career that spans some of the most influential changes in the profession of landscape architecture, Cornelia will demonstrate how she has used evidence to design magnificent, meaningful places. The presentation will describe landscape architecture’s past and future direction.

Lecture will take place on Monday, October 6th, 2014
Lakeside Downtown Church, 75 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario
6:00 pm
Free Admission

All welcome to attend.

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Cornelia Hahn Oberlander is this country's distinguished landscape architect whose career spans over six decades and is still going strong. She is often referred to as a national treasure and her love of nature and respect for the environment has guided and inspired her work.   Her work has been internationally acclaimed, from her green roof on the Canadian Embassy in Berlin, to the atrium of the New York Times building, to the grounds surrounding the Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver.  Visit her website at:

Read a recent interview with Cornelia Hahn Oberlander in the July 25, 2014 Globe and Mail.

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