On November 19, Graham Foundation grantee Susan Herrington will discuss her new book, Cornelia Hahn Oberlander: Making the Modern Landscape, published by the University of Virginia Press. She will be joined by Canadian landscape architect Cornelia Hahn Oberlander for this special book launch and talk.
Cornelia Hahn Oberlander has been creating innovative landscapes for more than sixty years. Her work with preeminent architects throughout Canada and the United States has provided sustainable solutions for private gardens and public spaces.
Susan Herrington is professor of landscape architecture and architecture at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. She author of Cornelia Hahn Oberlander: Making the Modern Landscape with the University of Virginia Press. She was awarded a Graham Foundation grant for this book. Currently, she is writingLandscape Theory in Design for Routledge and is conducting research on the architect Oskar Stonorov and Walter Reuther, former president of the United Auto Workers Union.