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West 8 and Nationaal Programma Groningen launch Toukomst 2040
The Groningen National Program has commissioned West 8 as lead consultant for an extensive community outreach program titled ‘Toukomst’ in the north of the Netherlands. €100 million has been made available for the development and execution of ideas from local residents that will strengthen the vitality, economy and quality of life in the Groningen province.
West 8 participated in 2019 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism \ Architecture
West 8, together with 18 other world leading figures and design teams, participated in the 8th edition of UABB in an installation called ‘Future City Matrix’ curated by POSITION.
Paradijshof in Nieuw Crooswijk and Fenix I both laureates in the Rotterdam Architecture Prize programme
Paradijshof won silver in the public vote. Our congratulations go to Mei Architecten and Heijmans on winning both the jury and public prize for Fenix I - the new home of the West 8 Rotterdam studio.
We have moved!
West 8 Rotterdam has relocated to a spectacular new studio space in Fenixloods I, Rijnhaven.
Drexel Square receives Editor’s pick for 2019 Best of Design Awards
Drexel Square has received an Editors Pick for the Landscape category from the Architects Newspaper’s Best of Design awards (2019).
Madrid Rio wins prize at Albert Serratosa City and Territory Awards 2019
Madrid Rio has won the prize for Great Scale Character from the third edition of the Albert Serratosa City and Territory award presented by the College of Civil Engineers, Canals and Ports (CICCP) in Zaragoza, Spain.
Maastricht's Groene Loper exhibited at Bureau Europa
The exhibition Landscape as Cult. A changing view on our nature shows a selection of drawings and models from the 2,3km Groene Loper (Green Carpet) in Maastricht, the public space on top of the A2 double motorway tunnel.
West 8 wins International Competition Derbent City Urban District Master Plan
Consortium NOVAYA Zemlya was announced as the winner of the two stage Open International Competition for the Development of a Master Plan for the Derbent Urban District. West 8 was acting as a landscape consultant in the multidisciplinary consortium.
Two West 8 projects have won Russian National Awards for Landscape Architecture
Both Tushino Embankment and Tverskaya Zastava Square projects were awarded the Gold Diploma of the X Russian National Award for Landscape Architecture.
Exhibition 'Architectures on the Waterfront' showcases two West 8 projects
The Mies van der Rohe Award retrospective shows Borneo Sporenburg and Madrid Rio and is on display until 12th January at Museu Marítim de Barcelona, Drassanes.
Paradijshof Nieuw Crooswijk Shortlisted for Rotterdam Architecture Prize
The 10th edition of the Rotterdam Architecture Prize (RAP) will be presented in the Rotterdam City Hall on Wednesday 18 December. Paradijshof in Nieuw Crooswijk has been shortlisted for the award.
West 8 Lecture Calendar - Fall 2019
As leaves fall and days get shorter, come inside and listen to a member of the West 8 team for an engaging talk.
Inna Tsoraeva and Juan Tur @ World Urban Parks Congress, Kazan
West 8 project leaders Inna Tsoraeva and Juan Tur will speak at this year's World Urban Park Congress in Kazan.
West 8 Presents at Walk21 Conference
This week West 8 will take part in the 20th Annual Walk21 Conference—an International Conference on Walking and Liveable Communities.
Nasher Sculpture Park at Duke University Officially Opens
A public inauguration was held to celebrate the opening of the Duke Sculpture Garden on Saturday, September 28th.
The APA Names Governors Island as a Great Public Space in America
The American Planning Association has named Governors Island as a Great Public Space on their annual Great Places in America list.
Houston Botanic Garden Breaks Ground
Houston Botanic Garden has officially broken ground and we're celebrating by sharing more about the exciting elements planned for the Edible Garden, an integral component of Phase I of the garden’s 30-year Master Plan by West 8.
Bruges King Albert I Park Renovation Kicks-Off with Underground Parking Extension
In collaboration with BOVAArchitects, West 8 has created a new plan that extends the existing parking structure below ‘t Zand Square into the area below King Albert I Park and redesigns the park itself.
Power of Parks Series Features Winning Middle Branch Waterfront Design by West 8
West 8’s winning-entry to the Middle Branch Waterfront Revitalization Competition has been featured in Next City’s The Power of Parks series.
West 8 Wins Baltimore Middle Branch Waterfront Revitalization Competition
We are excited to share that West 8, along with our core local partners Mahan Rykiel Associates, Inc. and Moffatt & Nichol, has been announced as the winning team of the Middle Branch Waterfront Revitalization Competition!