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Place Gambetta is approaching completion
After two years of construction work, the revamped Place Gambetta, designed by West 8 together with Sabine Haristoy, is nearly completed. The plaza and its lush central English garden are expected to fully open in celebration of New Year in January 2021.
Houston Botanic Garden receives Editors' Pick in Architects Newspaper's Best of Design Awards
West 8 has won an Editors' Pick in Architects Newspaper's Best of Design Awards in the Landscape category for Houston Botanic Garden.
New Holland Island Phase II wins Golden Trezzini Award
We are pleased to announce that the latest phase of New Holland Island has won a Golden Trezzini award.
Daniel Vasini at New Amsterdam History Center - Fighting the Flood
Daniel Vasini will present West 8's work on Governors Island on Monday, December 1st at an online lecture, hosted by the New Amsterdam History Center in New York.
Vote! Houston Botanic Garden nominated for USA today's Best New Attraction awards
USA Today has nominated Houston Botanic Garden for the Top 10 Best New Attraction Awards. Voting closes December 21st.
West 8's De Nieuwe Kern wins ARC Award for Urban Design
De Nieuwe Kern has been bestowed with the Urban Design Award from De Architect.
Live Interview: Adriaan Geuze/Strelka KB
On October 22nd, 18.00 CEST, Strelka KB will interview Adriaan Geuze live and online about his experiences with working on projects in Russia.
Space Conquerors Park in Saratov, Russia under construction
The first stages of West 8's Space Conquerors Park, the memorial park situated on Yuri Gagarin's landing place, are underway.
West 8 Participates in TCLF's 16th Silent Auction
West 8 has donated an artwork from the latest phase of Houston Botanic Garden to The Cultural Landscape Foundation's online silent auction.
West 8 wins Tuchkov Buyan Park Competition in Saint Petersburg
Studio 44 and West 8 won the competition for the design of Tuchkov Buyan Park, Saint Petersburg with their entry TUCHKOV - Park of Full Sail Romance. It will become the city's first park with direct river access and will offer new panoramic views over the city's most important highlights.
Houston Botanic Garden opens to the public
The first phase of Houston Botanic Garden has transformed an island in the Sims Bayou into an oasis of learning, discovery and horticultural beauty.
Xinhua Waterfront Longlisted for 2020 Dezeen Awards
Xinhua Waterfront Park has been longlisted for the 2020 Dezeen Awards.
Adriaan Geuze at the Berlage Institute: Dutch Landscape for the Twenty-First Century
On September 3rd, Adriaan Geuze will kick off a new lecture series at the Berlage Institute in Delft.
Boijmans Ahoy drive-thru museum
West 8 has aided with the creation of the 'Boijmans Ahoy', an experimental drive-through exhibition showing 50 world-class art pieces from the collection of Boijmans van Beuningen.
New phase of New Holland Island delivered
A new part of New Holland Island in St. Petersburg is open to the public. The lush ‘Garden Walk’, created by West 8 together with Linda Bird, wraps around the newly renovated monument House 12.
Nature Reclaimed - West 8 Participates in Masks for Unity
West 8 is participating in “Masks for Unity,” an online silent auction organized by the Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF). The auctions will end on the 29th of June.
Oirschot bridge open
The new slow traffic bridge in Oirschot, a historical town in the south of The Netherlands, has opened. The elegant and simple truss is ground-breaking in its use of wood as a primary material to span the 40 meter clearing accross the Wilhelmina Canal. Ramps with bright steel railings give comfortable access.
Rotterdam WWII Brandgrens Memorial revitalised
Ten years since their initial installation, and eighty years since the bombing of Rotterdam's town centre, West 8 have assisted with a technical update to our Brandgrens WWII Memorial. The new generation of LED light fittings allows the red and green tiles to be visible throughout the day.
West 8 and Bureau Overland Deliver Van Gogh National Park Masterplan
West 8 and Bureau Overland have delivered a Masterplan for the establishment of the Van Gogh National Park in The Netherlands. The Masterplan prepares and frames the concept and development of the Park for the next 100 years.
Our response to COVID-19
West 8 is monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic closely and is responding proactively with measures in order to mitigate risk for employees and collaborators. We maintain operations of our practice as usual.