Episode 32: Cornelia
Today the story of Cornelia Hahn Oberlander of Vancouver!
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Uploaded: 20 Oct, 2021
Recording Date: 13 Oct, 2021
Recording Location: Winnipeg
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Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Program Title: Episode 32: Cornelia
Description: Today the story of Cornelia Hahn Oberlander of Vancouver?—?one of the greatest landscape architects of the modern era. The world’s most valuable award in that field is The Cornelia Hahn Oberlander International Landscape Architect Prize. We hear the story of her escape from Nazi Germany, her early landscape works in Philadelphia public housing, her stunning park at Expo 67, her innovation at Canada’s National Gallery and the Northwest Territories Legislature, and her pioneering green roofs at Vancouver’s Robson Square and Public Library.
Host(s): Terry MacLeod
Credits: Season 2, Episode 2
Technical Producer - Jason Shields
edited for radio, full episode can be found at:
Comments: Prairie Design Lab is supported by the Endowment Fund of the Faculty of Architecture University of Manitoba, the Partner’s Program, and the student and faculty volunteers.
Arts and Culture > Visual ArtsType: Weekly Program
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