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Adriaan Geuze of West 8 explains the design of the Coolsingel, a 750 meter boulevard at the centre of Rotterdam which will undergo a metamorphosis in the coming 3 years: it will become a green city boulevard with allure, a "city lounge"; the core part will change into a car-free esplanade with space for walking, strolling and relaxation. Construction is underway and estimated to complete in 2020.
more information: New Holland
The construction of Shanghai's Xinhua Waterfront Park, designed by West 8 in collaboration with Tongji University, has reached an important milestone. The concrete 'alcove' is now securely in place. Continuing with the planting of mature trees, soft landscaping and natural stone paving, the project moves forward fairly quickly. This 17 ha. waterfront park is approaching its completion this fall.
more information: Xinhua Waterfront Park