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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 –...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
22 Jun 2020
Nature reclaimed – West 8 participates in TCLF’s Masks for Unity
This month, West 8 is participating in “Masks for Unity,” an online silent auction organized by the Cultural Landscape Foundation...
20 Jun 2020
Miami Beach Remembers Juneteenth at West 8’s Pride Park, Miami Beach
26 May 2020
Oirschot bridge opens
The new slow traffic bridge in Oirschot, a historical town in the south of The Netherlands, has opened. The elegant and simple truss is...
15 May 2020
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...
20 Apr 2020
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...
17 Mar 2020
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...
10 Mar 2020
Landscaping of Grand Egyptian Museum nearing completion
The construction of the Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo is rapidly developing, showing the landscaping initially designed by West 8....
10 Mar 2020
NVTL appoints Adriaan Geuze as Extraordinary Member
On the 7th of March, West 8 hosted the annual meet-up of the Dutch Association for Garden and Landscape Architecture (NVTL). During this...
19 Feb 2020
West 8 Spring 2020 Lecture Calendar
Members of West 8’s team frequently present lectures and talks on a variety of occasions. We enjoy sharing knowledge and engaging in...
17 Feb 2020
New Oirschot bridge sees monumental timber truss installed
This weekend a monumental addition was installed to the construction of the bridge over Oirschot’s Wilhelmina Canal in the...
02 Feb 2020
Kazerne Kwartier gets green light by Venlo municipality
The city council of Venlo voted in favour of a new vision for the Kazernekwartier (Kazerne Quarter) in Venlo, the Netherlands, designed by...
27 Jan 2020
Houston Botanic Gardens holds soft opening ceremony
In honour of the completion of the Susan Garver Family Discovery Garden, a free community celebration was held in Houston’s new...
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