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Made by Holland Public Presentation
An independent committee has reviewed the submitted plans and decided that Made By Holland meets an extensive set of criteria to redevelope the Soestdijk Palace and Estate. These include sustainability, appropriateness and financial credibility. Representative of developing partners Westergasfabriek's Maya Meijer-Bergmans, Mark de Kruijk and West 8's Adriaan Geuze as lead designer explained at a public presentation their vision of the project.
Published by Longwood Gardens in July, 2016, you can follow the progress of New Heights: The Fountain Revitalization Project in this timelapse video that shows excavation through planting in Longwood's 5-arce Main Fountain Garden site. The project is set for a grand opening on 27th of May 2017!
more information: Longwood Gardens set to open Main Fountain Garden on May 27, 2017
Since Team West 8 + Snoek & Partners won the competition in 2015, 't Zand Square project has progressed further. Recently, the site is being prepared for the changes to come: mockups of paving materials are being tested and existing trees are being taken away. This largest square in Bruges will be built on top of an upgraded underground parking. West 8 + Snoeck & Partners's design strives to maximize the available space for a multitude of uses. During last season, the team has already made their selection at the nursery for the 81 low maintenance new Lindens which are going to be planted before the summer of 2018.
more information: 't Zand