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West 8 speaks at ACE conference on Adaptive Re-Use and Transition of the Built Heritage
In the framework of the European Year of Cultural Heritage, the Architects' Council of Europe (ACE) organised on 23 November in Leeuwarden a public conference on Adaptive Re-Use and Transition of the Built Heritage. Architect Penne Hangelbroek representing West 8 joined the conference.
Completion Noorderpark new entrance
On 22 Novermber, an official opening was commenced to celebrate completion of the park's new entrance at the side of the viaduct on the Johan van Hasseltweg at the Noord/Zuidlijn second metro station 'Noorderpark'.
Adriaan Geuze wins ARC18 Oeuvre Award
Adriaan Geuze has been awarded the ARC18 Oeuvre Award for his lasting and innovative contributions to the built environment.
Longwood won ENR MidAtlantic Best Projects Award AND Trumbauer award
Congratulations again to the design and construction team of the Longwood Gardens Main Fountain Garden! Our excellence in contemporary classicism is recognized again by the industry leaders.
West 8 wins Voronezh Central Park international invited competition
West 8 is announced winner of an international invited competition for the redevelopment of the green heart of Russian city Voronezh, a 100 hectare of woodland area north of the city centre.
West 8's urban benches Divano and Pouf used in Pistoia, Italy
In Tuscany, close to Florence and Pisa, the charming historical city of Pistoia, Divano and Pouf benches designed by West 8 are used in the public space.
West 8 presents at ASLA 2018 Annual Meeting and EXPO
West 8’s Adriaan Geuze and Perry Maas will present at the ASLA 2018 Annual Meeting and EXPO commenced between 19-22 October this year in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Madrid Rio won ULI Urban Open Space Award 2018
West 8's Madrid Rio Park in Madrid and OJB's Levy Park in Houston have both been selected as winners of the ULI Urban Open Space Award 2018 edition. Announcement was made on 9 October 2018 at the 2018 ULI Fall Meeting in Boston.
Adriaan Geuze presents Dijksterhuis Lecture at Wageningen University
On 12 October, Adriaan Geuze will present the yearly Dijksterhuis lecture at the symposium of the Foundation of Academic Heritage in the Netherlands (SAE).
Adriaan Geuze receives Klinkenbergh Award 2018 from LandschappenNL
On Thursday, October 4, Adriaan Geuze received the Klinkenbergh Award from LandschappenNL. Geuze won the prize because of his vision and role for the development and preservation of the Dutch landscape.
Transformation of Gasthuiskwartier in historic city of Den Bosch
West 8 has since 2013 been assigned to steer the urban redevelopment of Gasthuiskwartier (formerly GZG-terrein) after the relocation of the GZG Hospital in 2006. Transfromation of this former sanatorium, a cultural heritage of the city, is starting to get shape.
VOTE! Adriaan Geuze nominated for Dutch 'Architect of the Year' Award
The Dutch architecture platform Architectenweb has nominated Adriaan Geuze for the 11th 'Architect of the Year' award. Geuze is one of five designers who are honored for their impact on the quality of Dutch architecture.
Noorderpark's new entrance construction update
In conjunction with the newly completed metro Noord/Zuidlijn (North-South metro line) of Amsterdam in July 2018, West 8 designs a new entrance for the municipality Amsterdam Noord as part of the enhancement of our Noorderpark design. The work is expected to last until mid October 2018.
Madrid Rio nominated for ULI Urban Open Space Award
West 8's Madrid Rio project was selected as one of the five finalists for the ULI Urban Open Space Award 2018. The announcement of the winning project will be made in October at the 2018 ULI Fall Meeting in Boston.
ASLA 2018 Professional Award for Longwood Main Fountain Garden
We are excited to announce that our revitalization of Longwood's Main Fountain Garden has won an Honor Award in the General Design category of the 2018 ASLA Professional Awards!
Grand Opening of 't Zand Square in Bruges
The UNESCO city of Bruges' largest open place is now transformed into a beautiful, elegant and functional event square. The grand opening took place on Saturday 1st of September. The city of Bruges invited all residents and visitors to celebrate the completion of this brand new square.
School 7 in Den Helder named world's best library!
West 8 congratulates School 7 in Den Helder on winning the title of Public Library of the Year, issued by The International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA).
Reconversion EAI in Montpellier reached a milestone
The reconversion of the former School of the Infantry (EAI) in Montpellier, designed by West 8 started to get shape.
Adriaan Geuze to speak at Designing Water Conference, Longwood Gardens
On the 18th of October, 2018, Adriaan Geuze will speak at the Designing Water Conference in Longwood Gardens.
West 8 to receive two acknowledgements in Architizer A+ Awards
West 8's New Hondsbossche Dunes project was nominated for the 2018 Archtizer A+ Awards in the category Architecture + Landscape and a special mention was awarded to the Irma Logs. Public voting closes July 20th.