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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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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landscape design, landscape architecture, paving, bike racks, access ramp

Gaelscoil Cill Mhantáin

The practice is pleased to have been the landscape architects for the landscape planning and full design of County Wicklow's Irish School in Rathnew, just outside Wicklow town.   The practice was commissioned to design all exterior areas of Gaelscoil Cill Mhantáin, a primary school for around...

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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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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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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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