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September 2019     All Saints National School Mullingar: Improving the Schoolyard with the pupils, currently building “Empathy platform seating area” From Summer till Winter                                   we will be working on improving the biodiversity value of the school grounds

July 2019                 “The Great Willow Weave 19” Spatial and Social activation of Great Western Square, Phibsboro, with students of the                                                                                            UCD School of Land/- Architecture, the community and local school children, financed by DCC   

May 2019               "Insect archive" Cruinniú na nÓg Dublin, a one week workshop in St. Anne's Road Pocket park, Drumcondra, with children from Lindsay Road National School                                  with Fieldwork& Strategies and Nessa Darcy,Creative Entomologist 

May 2019               Pop- up installation with UCD students of Horticulture, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning in Phibsboro 

Jan- May 2019       Developing a Green Link proposal for a recreationally valuable pedestrian route from the Botanic Gardens and Glasnevin Cemetery to the City Centre with                                      UCD students of Horticulture, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning in Phibsboro. Link to more information

September 2018    "The Great Willow Weave" Exhibition at the  Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland, 2 Merrion Square, Dublin 2 12th- 21st of September, 2018.                                                        Film, photo and broadsheet documentation by the students and the module tutor Sophie von Maltzan. RIAI

September 2018    "The Great Willow Weave" Exhibition at the  Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland, 2 Merrion Square, Dublin 2 12th- 21st of September, 2018.                                                        Film, photo and broadsheet documentation by the students and the module tutor Sophie von Maltzan. RIAI

Sept- Dec 2018     "The Empathy platform" Outdoor seating area design with the school children at All Saints National School, Mullingar. Funding: Westmeath County Council                                      and Coorporate and Private Donations

June 2018             "The Great Willow Weave" Spatial and Social activation of Great Western Square, Phibsboro Dublin 7 with UCD School of Land/- Architecture students,                                            Phibsboro community associations and local school children. Funded by Dublin City Council and UCD

June 2018              A "Bee Playground" Cruinniú na nÓg Dublin, One week workshop with children in St. Anne's Pocket Park for Dublin City Council, Culture Connects Facebook 

May 2018               Hedgerow report, Carragh racecourse. Client: Carragh racecourse

April 2018               Concept design Wedding Amphitheatre Client Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge

June 2017             "The Great Willow Weave" Spatial and Social activation of Great Western Square, Phibsboro Dublin 7 with UCD School of Land/- Architecture students,                                            Phibsboro community associations and local school children. Funded by Croke Park Community Fund and UCD

March 2017           Building of memorial seating area and planting scheme, St Killian's school Dublin 

March 2017          Design consultation meetings of UCD Landscape and Architecture Students with Phibsboro community for Lost letters memorial project

January 2017       Opening of Mount Brown play area 

December 2016    Pop-up intervention Devery's Lane  with UCD Landscape and Architecture Students with Phibsboro community for Lost letters memorial project

August 2016        Building of Social planter sculptures St Killian's school Dublin 

May 2016             Bridgefoot Street Park Pop- up event with UCD Landscape and Architecture students

February 2016    Building of St Anne's Road Pocket Park. Client: Clocal Community. Funding: Croke Park & DCC

December 2015    Opening of York Street play area 

October 2015       Opening of Bishop Street play area 

September 2015   Building of pallette play  house prototype

November 2015   Installation of play sculptures with UCD students and local children St Theresa's Gardens Dublin 8

August 2015        Raincollector and lunch shelter on National College of Art and Design disused site. Client: Luncheonette. Funding: DCC 

June 2015            Design participation workshops for St Annes's Pocket park with Drumcondra Community

April  2015           Pop- up event on disused NCAD site with UCD and NCAD students form the Landscape Architecture and Sculpture department

February 2015     Talk about Fieldwork& Stratefies Art practise within the "Professional Artists talks" series NCAD

January 2015       Manual on how to build a Community Garden

2014-2016           Four Design concepts for improving social housing outdoor areas into more play- able space comissioned by DCC

August 2014        Traffic cage. UCD Landscape students Parking day intervention

August 2014        Dying bicyle on Capel Street Parking day intervention:

May/ June 2014  Design particiaption workshops with Liberties community for Pocket Park. Client: DCC. Funding: Nama, Mary's Abbey Garden

April 2014           Design particiaption workshops with Liberties community for Pocket Park. Client: DCC. Funding: Nama, Mary's Abbey Garden

March 2014        Art Tunnel closing party. The lease on the formerly disused stretch of land has not been extended http://www.arttunnelsmithfield.com/events/closing-party/

February 2014    Film about Art Tunnel by Bryan O' Bryan for irish Times

February 2014    Sophie Maltzan invited to talk at Dublin City Council's " City limits" inventive use for urban spaces conference

January 2014       Art Tunnel installation "Closure" by Sophie Maltzan & Art Tunnelers http://www.arttunnelsmithfield.com/exhibitions-community/closure-by-art-tunnelers

January 2014       Art Tunnel installation "Reconstruction" by Paul Quast, curated by Sophie Maltzan http://www.arttunnelsmithfield.com/xxxxxxxx/reconstruction-by-paul-quast/

December 2013   Art Tunnel installation "Shelter" by Sophie Maltzan & Simon Community clients http://www.arttunnelsmithfield.com/xxxxxxxx/shelter/

September 2013  Art Tunnel installation "Paint yous" by Sophie Maltzan & Community http://www.arttunnelsmithfield.com/exhibitions-community/i-paint-you-by-local-kids/

August 2013       Art Tunnel installation "What happens when..." by Sophie Maltzan & Community http://www.arttunnelsmithfield.com/community-activation/

June 2013          Art Tunnel opening of "Loom Seat" by Sorcha Murphy hhttp://www.arttunnelsmithfield.com/loom-seat-by-sorcha-murphy/

May 2013           Sophie Maltzan teaches a 5 day workshop to the postgraduate students of the urban strategies course at "Die Angewandte" in Vienna   http://urbanstrategies.at/

May 2013           Art Tunnel opening of "Wave" by Paul Terry http://www.arttunnelsmithfield.com/weave-by-paul-terry/

April 2013          Art Tunnel opening of "Waste Antonyms" by Sophie von Maltzan and Community http://www.arttunnelsmithfield.com/waste-antonyms-by-art-tunnelers/

March 2013        Art Tunnel opening of "Graffiti Puzzle" by Arthouse and local school children http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?

February 2013    Sophie von Maltzan invited to hold the weekly "Practising Artist talk" at National College of Art and Design https://www.facebook.com/NCADGallery

December 2012  TV 3 documentary of the Art Tunnel http://twotube.ie/2012/12/creating-city-space-for-art/ 

November 2012  Opening of "Instructions for better living" by Clare Sarah Gordon Breen at the Art Tunnel Smithfield http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?

November 2012  Designweek tour of Art Tunnel Smithfield http://www.designweek.ie/art-tunnel-smithfield/ 

October 2012     Opening of "Harness" by FXR and "Nags" by Sophie Maltzan at the Art Tunnel Smithfield http://www.facebook.com/photo.php? 

September 2012 Gallery tour of the Art Tunnel Smithfield by Temple bar culture trust is a sell out ( on a sunny day) http://www.facebook.com/FirstThursdaysDublin

September 2012 Received a YPCE Arts Council bursary "School yard design by children" workshops with 4 primary schools commence.  

August 2012       Invited to run a workshop at Vienna University for applied arts MSC Architecture programmme                      

July 2012           Art Tunnel Smithfield opening party http://www.facebook.com/arttunnelsmithfield?ref=tn_tnmn 

June 2012          "Childrens Art in libraries" DCC  5 day workshop developed and executed  by Sophie Maltzan http://www.anthos.ch/

June 2012          Article by F&S and Artwork by F&S on frontcover of the Swiss Landscape Architecture magazine http://www.anthos.ch/

May 2012           Articles on art tunnel:http://www.worldirish.com/listening-post/view/outdoor-art-space-planned-for-smithfield-878

April 2012 The "Art Tunnel" a pilot project, design led research, imvestigating the possibilities of building in the public realm financed through fund- raising from private and coorporate sponsors is on site. An outdoor art gallery showing site specific installations by emerging young artists as well as providing a public platform for exhibitions of community organisations is on site. http://www.facebook.com/arttunnelsmithfield

April 2012 We are recruiting an intern for details please view: https://twitter.com/#!/arttunnel/status/195232242677723136/photo/1

February 2012  F&S is invited by Royal Institute of Architects Ireland, to present their School yard design research and projects to the Departement of Education in the context of the preparatory meetings for preparing new primary school design guidelines. http://www.riai.ie/uploads/files/primary-schools-seminar-1/05_Presentation-5_Designing-for-Children-with-Children_Fieldwork-Strategies.pdf

February 2012 DARC SPACE< Dublin: Opening of 'Schoolyard' : Design proposals for 3 Schoolyards in Inner Dublin by 3rd year UCD Landscape students, tutored by Sophie von Maltzan. www.darcspace.ie

January 2012 Faillte Ireland funding obtained by F&S for the Steam Museum Straffan to build an extension to the Museum

November 2011 Guided tour of the Recession Prosperity Garden as Part of Design Week Dublin. Saturday 5th of November, 3pm at the Irishtown Ringsend Communtiy Centre, Thorncastle Street Dublin 4

October 2011 F&S have received YPCE Arts Council bursary to continue research on the school grounds design project. This will allow for workshops with primary and secondary schoolchildren in 4 schools in Dublin

September 2011 opening of Sculpture in Context exhbition in Botanic Gardens, Dublin, group exhibition featuring: Sinking slowly by Sophie Maltzan 

August 2011 article on Art Tunnel published in  Suburbia magazine

July 2011 article on Art Tunnel published in  Sunday Times. 

June 2011 the Outdoor Gallery prototype is tested in public at Bloom Garden Show 2011, F&S receive 2 silver- gold medals for their 2 entries: The "Outdoor Gallery" and the "Steam Museum" Garden

April 2011 Design workshop for temporary public space with UCD and NCAD students and Treasury Holdings in the Docklands

30th of March  2011 Exhibition of childrens and  students work and launch of childrens interactive booklet: If you were a landscape architect in Ballymun Civic Centre

February 2011 Sophie von Maltzan elected member of Dublin City Council Artists' panel 


December 2010 Karine von Rumohr's hardcover publication: Blumenfrauen is published  by Christian Verlag, 2010. It covers the work of female gardeners amongst others: Beth Chatto and Sophie Graefin von Maltzan


November 2010 Gardening workshops at the Recession- Prosperity Garden begin


September 2010 "All WASTED" installation made of abandoned tents at the electric picnic, Ireland

July 2010  Finalist at the international best private plots award il award. Among the jury are Bart Brands,  Neil Porter. www.privateplots.at

June 2010 the first temporary community pocket park is going on site in Dublin 1. Go to "landscape architecture" for more info

June 2010 Installation at Bloom garden festival to highlight the waste we create. Go to "art" for more info

March 2010 a new home for the Recession- Prosperity prototype garden is found. See "landscape architecture" for more info

December 2009 Recipient of the tri- annual Irish Landscape Institute award for the BEST RESIDENTIAL SCHEME with the Recession- Prosperity prototype garden. See "landscape architecture" for more info