Orchard Peace Park

The Orchard Peace Park is located next to St. Aidan’s Cathedral in the centre of Enniscorthy town in Wexford right alongside the river Slaney. The project was presented to us in 2015 when a simple park existed with the nuns cemetery located in it, the...

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sensory garden, meditative space, water feature, seating

Candle Community Trust

The practice were commissioned by the Candle Community Trust to create an extensive sensory garden for the young people and staff attending their property in Ballyfermot, Co. Dublin.   The Candle Community Trust provide a safe place, therapeutic space and activities that allow young people to participate...

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Portlaoise 1916 Memorial Garden and Civic Space

In commemoration of the 1916 rising, the practice has designed a garden and civic space to the front of the County Building in Portlaoise. The space is laid out with the garden at its core but the use of raised, linear planting beds means the space...

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Woodenbridge World War 1 Memorial Park

Winner of Peoples’ Choice Award, Irish Landscape Institute, 2015   We were honoured to be asked to design a Memorial Park for a beautiful woodland setting adjacent to the River Aughrim in Woodenbridge.   On the 18th September, 1914, John Redmond, the then leader of the Irish Parliamentary party...

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Arkle Memorial Statue, Ashbourne

Austen Associates designed an urban piazza to accommodate the life-size bronze statue of the famous racehorse Arkle for the Arkle Statue Memorial Fund.   The horse is placed on a podium to the front of an existing Super Valu and small business premises with strong visibility on...

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