Cornelia Hahn Oberlander Honoured with the Inaugural Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture
It is with great pleasure and joy that we announce our dear friend and colleague, Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, will receive the inaugural Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture.The event is to be held on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016, at the Chateau Laurier Hotel, 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa at 6 o’clock in the evening. The evening is organized by The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) in cooperation with the Landscape Architecture Canada Foundation (LACF). We are very please to be attending to help celebrate the amazing accomplishments of this very gifted Landscape Architect.
Event Details and Tickets: Governor General’s Medal Dinner
About Cornelia Hahn Oberlander
A Canadian landscape architect based in Vancouver, British Columbia. During her career she has contributed to the designs of many high-profile buildings in both Canada and the United States, including the Robson Square and Law Courts Complex in Vancouver, the National Gallery of Canada, the Canadian Chancery in Washington D.C., the Library Square at the Vancouver Public Library, the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia, and Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly Building in Yellowknife.
About Virginia Burt
Virginia Burt, FCSLA, FASLA, creates landscapes and gardens of meaning for residential clients, healthcare facilities, and academic and governmental organizations. Virginia graduated with honors from University of Guelph in 1985 and worked in offices in Aspen, Colorado and Toronto, Ontario before founding Virginia Burt Designs in 1996. Virginia’s love of the land, the inspiration for her work, began early in her life. Growing up on an apple farm Virginia developed a passion for being outside and understanding the rhythms of nature. For more than 30 years, Virginia’s design philosophy has reflected these roots, enabling her to create gardens and landscapes that reveal their natural context and sensitively reflect and support those who use them.