News

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

Work In Progress

West 8 is proudly building projects all over the world! Click for a selection from our ongoing works.... 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 – 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
14 Dec 2020

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. The announcement was made December... more
04 Dec 2020

Houston Botanic Gardens receives editor’s pick in Architect’s Newspaper Best of Design Awards

We are delighted to announce that West 8 has won an Editors Pick in the Architects Newspaper’s Best of Design Awards in the Landscape... more
27 Nov 2020

Daniel Vasini at New Amsterdam History Center: Fighting the Flood

Daniel Vasini, Creative Director of West 8 New York, will present West 8’s work on Governors Island at an online lecture, hosted on... more
16 Nov 2020

Live interview: Adriaan Geuze / Strelka KB

On October 22nd, 18.00 CEST, Strelka KB will interview Adriaan Geuze live and online. The talk will include a discussion about the... more
13 Nov 2020

West 8’s De Nieuwe Kern wins ARC Award for Urban Design

De Nieuwe Kern has been bestowed with the ARC Urban Design Award from De Architect, the leading Dutch architecture media platform. The... more
16 Oct 2020

Construction Update of Space Conquerors Park in Saratov, Russia

The first stages of West 8’s Space Conquerors Park are rapidly taking shape. West 8, with a large team of collaborators, designed the... more
18 Sep 2020

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. An international jury chose the design... more
18 Sep 2020

Houston Botanic Garden opens to the public

The Houston Botanic Garden is now open. The first phase of the 132-acre masterplan has transformed an island in the Sims Bayou into an... more
03 Sep 2020

Xinhua Waterfront Longlisted for 2020 Dezeen Awards

West 8 is pleased to announce that Xinhua Waterfront Park has been longlisted for the 2020 Dezeen Awards. Xinhua Waterfront Park is a 1.9... more