Media/Awards

“Tim has an advantage over some of his fellow landscape architects: he came from gardening…so he’s good with plants…”

Jane Powers, Irish Times Magazine May 23 2009

Tim Austen, landscape architect, landscape architecture, Bloom 2009, Irish Times, Jane Powers, winning show garden
Article on Tim Austen's practice by garden journalist Jane Powers featured in the Irish Times Magazine May 23rd 2009 on the lead-up to his winning the Bloom 2009 show

  • Bloom 2008 Gold Medal and peoples’ favourite garden, large show garden, “Inspiration from Mount Usher”
  • Bloom 2009 Gold Medal and overall show winner, large show garden, “The Garden Lounge”
  • ALCI 2009  Merit award for contemporary town garden design in Wicklow
  • Bloom 2010 Silver Medal for engaging space design undertaken for the charity VSO (Voluntary Sevices Overseas)
  • Bloom 2011 Silver-Gilt Medal for Bloom 2011’s largest, large garden space, “The Growise Garden” for Bord na Mona and the Kildare Growers
  • Bloom 2013 Gold Medal, large garden “Giardino della mostra”
  • Tim Austen selected to be landscape design judge on RTÉ television’s Super Garden series in 2010 and 2011, garden design mentor in 2013
  • Bloom 2014 Silver-Gilt Medal and peoples’ favourite garden, large show garden, “Barretstown and Glanbia: Sowing the Seeds of Magic”
  • ILI Awards, 2015 Peoples’ Favourite Design Project, Woodenbridge First World War Memorial Park