Studied Landscape Architecture at Wageningen University and Research Centre, 2010-2013 and Landscape Architecture and Planning at Latvia University of Agriculture, 2004-2009
Irina joined Grant Associates in 2014. Before that she was working for a Landscape Architecture and Urban design practice in Rotterdam, where she participated in several large international competitions in Russia and China.
Irina has a broad international academic career with a Bachelor degree in Latvia and a Master degree from the Netherlands. Her main interest lies with the interaction of people and outdoor spaces. She loves to design environments that are comfortable and versatile for everyday use, designing for the user and taking into account seasonal change and climatic conditions. She has a keen interest in microclimate, sustainability and biodiversity within urban design to make our cities a better place to live.