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:

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

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

Robson Square before

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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:

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