Canadian Landscape Architect To Speak At U.Va. School Of Architecture
Cornelia Oberlander, fellow of the Canadian and American Societies
of Landscape Architects
WHAT: Myles Thayler Memorial Lecture,"The Meaning of the
WHEN: Friday, March 23, 5 p.m.
Campbell Hall, Room 153, University of Virginia
Oberlander, a recipient of the Order of Canada, that countrys
highest honor for lifetime achievement, is known for expressing
cultural, social and environmental concepts in her work.
expert technical knowledge has informed her designs for low-cost
housing projects and playgrounds throughout Canada and, more recently,
her integrated landscapes for high-profile public buildings.
mother, who wrote gardening books for children, imbued her with
a love of nature. A trademark of the architects work is her
ability to create landscaping designs that blend with the natural
Jane Ford, (804) 924-4298