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Dodder Greenway

We at Austen Associates have had the honour of being a part of the Dodder Greenway projects landscape design.   The project is located along the Dodder river which runs from Tallaght all the way  to the Liffey river in Dublin's city centre. The project is split...

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urban realm, park design, streetscape

Peoples’ Park Entrance, Lower Dargle Road, Bray

Forms part of the River Dargle Flood Alleviation Scheme opened on the 18th November, 2017 for which the practice provided full design services. The practice was commissioned to design an entrance to Bray's most important Municipal park, the Peoples' Park, as part of new pedestrian connections...

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landscape architecture, landscape design, landscaping, parks, open spaces, playground

Carnlough Playpark, Northern Ireland

On behalf of the local community, the Heart of the Glens Landscape Partnership and MidandEastAntrim Borough Council, we designed a natural play park on a previously unused green space at the edge of Carnlough community grounds.   The overall aim of the project is to create a...

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Green Infrastructure Plan for Wicklow

Green infrastructure is the network of green spaces and natural elements that intersperse and connect our cities, towns and villages. It is the open spaces, waterways, gardens, woodlands, green corridors, wildlife habitats, street trees, natural heritage and open countryside. Green infrastructure provides multiple benefits for...

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Biodiversity in Dublin City gardens

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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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Ryninch Private Garden, Killaloe

The design for this expansive garden with its wonderful view overlooking Lough Derg, near Killaloe, required a design intervention that would create a beautiful garden for our client around the house, whilst not detracting from its situation.   Our garden design brief was primarily to design the...

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Giardino della mostra, Bloom in the Park Gold Medal, 2013

The practice has completed a variety of show gardens at the Bloom in the Park garden festival in Dublin. This large garden completed in 2013 received a gold medal.   Giardino della mostra, translating generally from the Italian as “exhibition garden” or “garden of exhibits,” is a...

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La Vallée Linear Park

Forms part of the River Dargle Flood Alleviation Scheme The practice was commissioned to reinstate a new park to the rear of the La Vallée Apartments in Bray, where a previous area of green space has been replaced with an engineered landscape as part of the...

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Belmayne Neighbourhood Masterplan

The practice completed masterplan public realm design for a neighbourhood quarter of the Belmayne development in Malahide.   The landscape masterplan includes a neighbourhood park, 7 extensive roof and courtyard gardens at various levels to the apartment/retail complexes and comprehensive street tree planting proposals. A central piazza...

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