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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Tree Surveys and Their Purpose

This page outlines how Austen Associates carry out tree surveys, why they are done, and the importance of their outcome as to how a tree protection plan is made and the site is developed.   Austen Associates have the privilege of having their own in-house arborist to...

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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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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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Bray Main Street

Austen Associates were commissioned by Bray Town Council to advise on the selection of street trees and street furniture for the upgrade to the Bray Main Street pedestrian environment.   Design principles included keeping the streetscape ordered and clutter free by following a unified design approach such...

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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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