Tim Austen is a multi award-winning landscape architect and the owner of Austen Associates, the successful Wicklow-based landscape design practice.
Tim was previously an Associate Director with Murray and Associates Landscape Architecture in Dublin and prior to that he worked as Contracts Manager for Keller Ground Engineering in the UK. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Geography (from the University of Birmingham) and a Master of Science degree in Landscape Ecology, Design and Management (from Wye College, University of London). He is an active Member of the Irish Landscape Institute and sits on the Council of the Garden and Landscape Designers Association. Tim recently appeared as a judge on Super Garden, a new TV programme broadcast on Ireland's national station RTE One.
Tim also writes the popular blog, The Landscape Architect's Journal, which includes commentary on landscape architecture, garden design, the environment and horticulture, plant and vegetable gr
Healthy fruit and veg. direct to the commuters! Great idea! space permitting it might be worth considering dedicating some of the site to more permanent windbreak planting, as much as adding to the overall "green capital" of the area.