The landscape design for the new TU Grangegorman looks to create a seamless blend between the historic core of the campus and modern interventions surrounding it
Grangegorman is a new city quarter based around health and education. The development will include a new urban campus for the Dublin Institute of Technology, new health care facilities and new arts, cultural, recreation facilities and high quality public spaces to serve the community and city. Mitchell + Associates role on the project was firstly to provide Masterplan Review and input into the Strategic Plan as part of the Client Review Team.
Mitchell + Associates were then commissioned to provide landscape architectural and arboricultural advice to the Grangegorman Development Authority though the consultative group on the Masterplan and to provide Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment of the receiving environment and proposals in relation to a proposed Strategic Development Zone, Environmental Impact Assessment for the HSE Phase 1 and the Strategic Environmental Assessment. M+A also assisted the Design Team in the preparation of the external realm design and preparation of the tender for the Public Realm and Site Infrastructure Works and PPP packages.
At construction stage Mitchell + Associates were part of the delivery team for the Public Realm and Site Infrastructure and HSE external works. The first part of the HSE and Public Realm works as part of DIT Grangegorman Campus have been completed in time for the first intake of students for this academic year. This first phase included completion of the Student Hub plaza, Cultural Garden, and sports pitches.