TBS are committed to the principles of sustainability, quality and functionality within our urban and rural environment. Our passionate design team provide and deliver quality, inspirational environments for people of all ages and abilities to enjoy within today’s changing landscape.
(Landscape Architect, Spatial Planner, Director)
BA (Hons) Land Arch, Dip Env Mgt, MSc Spatial Planning, CMLI, ILI, IPI
Dan is a Landscape Architect and Spatial Planner as well as Director of TBS since establishing the practice in 2004, in Malahide, Co Dublin. With over 20 years experience, he has considerable working knowledge in all aspects or urbanism and landscape and is passionate about quality design solutions that are responsive to place, culture and the environment. His strengths include landscape planning, masterplanning, strategic and conceptual design through to detail design and project construction.
He also has extensive experience in dealing with the landscape and visual issues of Environmental Impact Assessments within the energy / extractive/ infrastructure and commercial sectors and more recently Strategic Environmental Assessment, Appropriate Assessment and Green Infrastructure Planning.
Dan is a former tutor to final year MLA Landscape Architecture degree students, UCD and guest tutor at Dun Laoghaire Senior College.
(Project Landscape Architect)
BSc Landscape Architecture (First Class Honours)
Gareth graduated from UCD with a first class honours degree in 2009. He is experienced in all elements of landscape and public realm design and has a distinctly artistic yet practical approach to his work informed by his interest in the environment and his love of the countryside.
His strengths lie in concept and sustainable design as well as computer graphics/visualisations. Gareth has experience of managing a diverse range of projects from design through to implementation.
He has also taken part in a number of local and international design competitions and in an international workshop in Krakow, Poland.
BSc Landscape Architecture design and planning
Maruša finished her bachelor degree in Landscape architecture department in Biotechnical faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. She continued her master degree with a semester in Leibniz University in Hanover, Germany and three semesters of studies in Slovenia. Her study program covered landscape design as well as landscape planning.
During her studies she was an active member of ELASA (European landscape architecture student association). Her previous education as graphic designer gives her an eye for detail and a strong understanding of considered design.
The One Building
I have worked with TBS both on Residential and Commercial projects for close to 20 years. Dan and his team are very creative landscape architects with passion for their work in every capacity. Quality design, attention to detail and professionalism is why we chose TBS on the project “The One Building”. Their contribution added significant value to the completed project and we will definitely work with TBS on our next development.
Chris Jones (Managing Director – Jones Investments Ltd)
We have had the distinct pleasure of working with TBS on a number of projects and we are always impressed with the service quality that they provide. The depth of knowledge and experience in spatial planning and design that TBS brings to our projects is a valuable asset and an invaluable resource. Dan and his team have never missed a deadline and always give more than was expected. Their design skills and presentation techniques are excellent and assist greatly in achieving positive outcomes.
Jim Kenny (Project Manager – Gannon Homes Ltd)
I have worked with Dan and TBS for 10 years. As designers, they think outside the box and conceptually come up with innovative and exciting ideas every time. Dan has consistently delivered on our projects with a natural understanding of client requirements. His support and expertise was an important factor during the planning and development stage of Killeen Castle.
Brian Wallace (Director – Castlethorn)
TBS assisted in developing the Masterplan for Dunboyne Lands for agreement with the Local Authority. We were impressed with their energy and understanding of what we required and they delivered results beyond our expectations. I would have no hesitation to recommending Dan and his team.
Sean Boylan (Dunboyne Herbs)
Kerry - Testimonial
Dan and his team are outstanding. We have worked with TBS on a number of projects and they made an impact immediately on the Kerry site. Dan and his colleagues bring fresh energy to each project. Their collective knowledge and experience through the planning and design process ensured that we achieved the best possible outcome. They provided excellent guidance and advice and the quality finished project is a testament to their skills.
Ronan Smith (Director – RKD Architects)
Highly professional, exceptional client focus and achieved the right results within the campus masterplan. Fabulous. Their knowledge of landscape design is only surpassed by their creativity. I would have no hesitation in recommending Dan and his team…they have been a pleasure to work with and add considerable value and insight into our projects.
John Crawford (Director Reddy Architecture and Urbanism)