Landscape Insight December 2017 - Page 24

AT HOME STROUD VALLEY’S MUSEUM IN THE PARK STROUD’S MUSEUM IN THE PARK The Museum in the Park’s Walled Garden Project sought to reclaim a garden which, for fifty years, was allowed to fall derelict. The intention was to create a secret garden, a space in which to further explore the museum’s artefacts and host community events; at its centre a pavilion building to accommodate visiting school parties. We spoke to RACHAEL AUSTIN of landscape design firm, Austin Design Works, to find out more about the inspiration and execution. 24 Landscape Insight | December 2017