News

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
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
11 Jan 2021

West 8 finalist in Parc de l’Esplanade de la Defense competition in Paris.

West 8 made it to the final stages of an international competition to design the Parc de l’Esplanade de la Defense in Paris.... 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
02 Dec 2020

Black Lives Matter Update – Fall 2020

As 2020 comes to a close, West 8 is taking some time to reflect on the year that has gone by. There was much work to be done –... 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
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
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
03 Sep 2020

Adriaan Geuze at the Berlage Institute: Dutch landscape for the twenty-first century

On September 3rd, 18.30 CEST, Adriaan Geuze will kick off this academic year’s lecture series at the Berlage Institute in Delft, with... more
31 Jul 2020

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... more
23 Jul 2020

Black Lives Matter! – June 2020

West 8 strongly stands by the Black Lives Matter movement and we believe, unequivocally, that there is zero room for any form of racism or... more