Houston Botanic Garden receives Editors' Pick in Architects Newspaper's 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 category for Houston Botanic Garden. The jury selected the project from over 800 submissions.

Houston Botanic Garden opened in September of this year. The first phase of the 132-acre Master Plan has transformed an island in the Sims Bayou into an oasis of learning, discovery and horticultural beauty. 

See all of the winning entries here.

This award is an achievement for all members of the collaborative team who worked to make Houston Botanic Garden a reality: 

Client: Houston Botanic Garden
Design and Construction team:
West 8: Prime Consultant, Masterplan Vision & Landscape Architect.
Clark Condon Associates Inc. - Role: Landscape Architects, Planting & Soil Design
Overland Partners - Role: Architects - Welcome Pavilion
Walter P. Moore Engineers - Role: Civil, Structural, and Bridge Engineering
I.A. Naman + Associates Inc. – Role: Electrical Engineering
Sweeney & Associates Inc. – Role: Irrigation Design
Dykema Architects Inc. Role: Architects - Lagoon Pavilion
Greenscape Pump Services Inc. - Role: Water Feature Engineering
Olsson and Associates - Role: Soil Design Consultation
Minor Design, Role: Signage and Wayfinding
Berg-Oliver Associates, Inc. Role: Environmental Services & Land Use Consultation
Harvey-Cleary Builders - General Contractor
Landscape Art Inc. - Landscape Sub-Contractor
B&D Contractors Inc. - Landscape Sub-Contractor
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