Who we are
We, Kerrie Gardiner CMLI BLA BA(Hons) and Mark Foenander PgDip(LArch) BA(Hons) are qualified landscape architects each with over 20 years experience designing and managing landscape projects for established design firms in the U.K. and Ireland. We have consulted on commercial and public jobs ranging from macro scale urban plans through municipal parks, city squares, town centres & high streets, community gardens, schools, hospitals and university campuses.
Now, working from our studio in County Galway, we aim to translate all of our experience into a friendly but professional design service for house-builders, homeowners and fellow design consultants in Ireland.
As well as designing for Gardiner & Foenander, Kerrie also acts as Show Garden Manager for the annual Bloom In The Park garden festival working on behalf of Garden Events Ltd. for Bord Bia.
Kerrie is a judge for the annual Association of Landscape Contractors Ireland’s (ALCI) Awards.
We aim to create a vision for our clients and then help them to focus on achieving it. We try to raise their aspirations and inspire them to become passionate about their outdoor spaces; To get families excited about realising the potential of their site and then providing them with the means to make it happen. We believe in listening carefully and respecting the landscape and architectural context of each individual site.
We, Gardiner & Foenander strive to produce simple, functional, cost effective and elegant designs for the modern Irish home.