Cornelia Hahn Oberlander

General Information

Occupation: Landscape architect

Date of Birth: June 24, 1924

Birth City: Muelheim-Ruhr

Birth Country: Germany

Resident City: Vancouver, British Columbia



Subject: Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Description: spearheaded activities to benefit the university



Employer: Cornelia Hahn Oberlander Landscape Architects

Title: founder

City: Vancouver

State: British Columbia

Country: Canada

Start Date: January 01, 1953

Employer: Louis Kahn and Oscar Stonorov

Title: landscape architect

City: Philadelphia

Country: United States

Notes: c. 1948-1950

Employer: Dan Kiley

Title: landscape architect

Country: United States

Notes: c. 1951 - 1953



No apprenticeships on record


Name: Vancouver chapter of Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Date Received: January 01, 2004

Notes: for philanthropic efforts

Name: Order of Canada

Date Received: January 01, 1990

Notes: for efforts in the field of landscape architecture

Name: Medal for the 125th Anniversary of the confederation of Canada

Date Received: January 01, 1992

Name: Roayal Architectural Institute of Canada Alliled Medal

Date Received: January 01, 1995

Name: Architectural Institute of BC

Description: honorary membership


Notable Projects

Title: Children's Creative Centre for EXPO '67

Description: Playground

City: Montreal

End Date: January 01, 1967



Institution: Smith College

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

End Date: January 01, 1944

Institution: Harvard Graduate School of Design

Department: Landscape Architecture

Start Date: January 01, 1943

End Date: January 01, 1947


No licenses on record

Professional Affiliations

No affiliations on record

Publications By

Title: Trees in the City

Co-author: Ira Bruce and Lesley r. Bohm


Publications About

No publications about on record