Programme 1

Designer: Oisin Griffin

Oisin Griffin is a 25 year old graduate landscape architect from U.C.D...

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The Mentor: Rita Higgins - Cork

Rita Higgins, originally from Upstate New York, is the owner of Anu Green Designs, a landscape design and green roof firm based in Cork. Rita has lived for the last five years with her boyfriend in Kinsale. Rita has a background in Environment Science, Forestry and Design.

Rita won a Gold Medal in the Engaging Space Category in 2011 in Bloom and her garden was also named Best in Category.

She has exhibited her award winning gardens in Ireland, England and France with all work having a theme of environmental, education, embedded within an artful and peaceful experience.

Rita's experience working with sculptural elements in her gardens makes her a good fit as mentor to Oisin Griffin, our Dublin based designer who's garden also has large structural elements.

The Clients

Paul Keane and Lorraine Madden, Lucan, Co.Dublin

The Garden

A Fire Garden (Dublin) - The owners of this property want a space which is both relaxing, exciting and child friendly, but designer Oisin Griffin has plans for a fire theme that will impress, adorned with bold steel structures.

The Challenge

Oisin will be creating his Supergarden in the back garden of Paul Keane and Lorraine Madden. The owners of this property want a space which is both relaxing, exciting and child friendly. Oisin has plans for a fire theme. This garden won't take the theme in a literal sense with a fire pit, instead the garden be adorned with impressive bold steel structures and planting inspired by fire.

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Contact Oisin:

Mobile: 086 3750343