Landscape Architecture successful in Interreg bid

Interreg europe helps regional and local governments across europe to develop and deliver better policy. By creating an environment and opportunities for sharing solutions, they aim to ensure that government investment, innovation and implementation efforts all lead to integrated and sustainable impact for people and place.

Dr Karen Foley, Landscape Architecture, has been successful in €1.6m Interreg bid with Fingal County Council, UCC and 3 Welsh partners. The project will use participatory mapping and other digital and non-digital learning resources in the communities of Rush and Portrane in Ireland and Pembroke Dock and Milford Haven in Wales. Such mapping is is an effective way of engaging a broad cross-section of the community in observing, interpreting and co-creating their place and local issues particularly in relation to climate change impacts and associated mitigation and adaptation activities.