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
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... more
20 Jun 2020

Miami Beach Remembers Juneteenth at West 8’s Pride Park, Miami Beach

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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... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
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.... more