News

09 Aug 2021

New Holland Island in de Volkskrant!

Over the Summer, Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant is featuring a series of articles entitled ‘de Ontmoetingsplek’ or, ‘The Meeting... more
27 Jul 2021

Hollandse Waterlinies op UNESCO Werelderfgoedlijst.

After years of nominations, Unesco has today placed the Dutch WaterLines on the World Heritage List! One of the great crowd-pleasers of the... more
22 Jul 2021

Benthem Crouwel + West 8 win the international competition for the new Brno railway station

Together, these Dutch firms are known for the acclaimed Rotterdam Central station. The team was selected out of 46 applications, with... more
13 Jul 2021

City approves West 8’s plan for Universiteitskwartier in Amsterdam!

Plans for new beating heart for the UvA are approved. West 8’s vision focuses on adapting, restoring and renovating historic... more
02 Jul 2021

West 8 exhibiting at IABR – Down to Earth: The High Ground exhibition.

West 8 collaborated with IABR-Ateliers to complete a research project and exhibition on water safety and urban... more
28 May 2021

Work In Progress

West 8 is proudly building projects all over the world! Click for a selection from our ongoing works.... more
26 May 2021

Houston Botanic Garden featured in both EBONY and Rice University magazines!

We are delighted to see the story of Houston Botanic Garden featured in Houston’s Rice University magazine.... more
14 May 2021

West 8 featured in Metropolitan Forest exhibition in Parque de El Retiro, Madrid

ommissioned by the city of Madrid, the Metropolitan Forest competition involved strategic plans for the deployment of green infrastructure... more
30 Apr 2021

Winners announced: Thamesmead Waterfront Vision and Strategic Masterplan competition

Working together in a collaborative team led by Prior + Partners and ARUP, West 8, together with Alison Brooks Architects, Turner Works and... more
23 Apr 2021

Houston Botanic Gardens finalist in two Houston Buisness Journal Awards!

We are delighted to announce that West 8’s Houston Botanic Garden has been listed as a finalist in two Houston Buisness Journal... more
13 Apr 2021

First phase of Space Conquerors Memorial Park is open to the public

The Space Conquerors Park combines several sites associated with the landing place of Vostok 1, after it completed one orbit of Earth on... more
10 Apr 2021

Rotterdam’s New Coolsingel completed by West 8

Today, the reinvigorated public realm designed by West 8 emphasizes the visitor experience. Three lanes of vehicular traffic are situated... more
09 Apr 2021

Culinary Garden at Houston Botanic Garden now open!

Visitors are now able to visit the Culinary Garden, where three, stunning water-walls made from hand-made ceramic tiles wrap around a long... more
12 Mar 2021

Parliament Slip, a new vision on the Toronto Waterfront

West 8 + DTAH in a joint venture have worked with Waterfront Toronto to develop an exciting vision for Parliament Slip that could transform... more
08 Mar 2021

International Women’s day, a tribute

Today, on International Women’s Day, we pay homage to the extraordinary achievements of the women in our office. These 12 recent... more
05 Mar 2021

West 8 Winterscapes – Vathorst & Máximapark

Vathorst & Máximapark – two West 8 classics. We are immensely proud to see these projects continuing to foster and mature every... more
19 Feb 2021

Place Gambetta opens to the public

West 8 is delighted to announce the opening of the redesigned Place Gambetta in Bordeaux, France. West 8, together with Landscape Architect... more
25 Jan 2021

Climate Adaptation Summit & West 8

We are proud that The Netherlands is hosting the international online Climate Adaptation Summit this week and wholeheartedly support its... more
21 Jan 2021

Edzo Bindels: new supervisor of Zaandam city centre

West 8 director Edzo Bindels has been appointed as supervisor of the central area of the city of Zaandam (MAAK.CentrumZaanstad).... more
21 Jan 2021

West 8 wins two awards at Russian National Awards for Landscape Architecture

Two West 8 projects have won awards at the ‘XI Russian National Awards for Landscape Architecture’. West 8’s Vander... more