Renowned landscape architect Cornelia Oberlander is now in her mid-nineties – and so able to appreciate her earlier work as it, like her, has matured.  Here’s one of her best-known achievements: the landscape design for Erickson’s Robson Square:

Robson Square


It’s as good as the modernist utopian renderings might have originally suggested:



And while Robson Square might have its issues, don’t forget what proceeded it:

Robson Square before


And what might have been developed if the Social Credit government for W.A.C. Bennett had been able to proceed with the tallest tower in Canada at that time: