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Adriaan Geuze presents Dijksterhuis Lecture at Wageningen University
On 12 October, Adriaan Geuze will present the yearly Dijksterhuis lecture at the symposium of the Foundation of Academic Heritage in the Netherlands (SAE).
Adriaan Geuze receives Klinkenbergh Award 2018 from LandschappenNL
On Thursday, October 4, Adriaan Geuze received the Klinkenbergh Award from LandschappenNL. Geuze won the prize because of his vision and role for the development and preservation of the Dutch landscape.
Transformation of Gasthuiskwartier in historic city of Den Bosch
West 8 has since 2013 been assigned to steer the urban redevelopment of Gasthuiskwartier (formerly GZG-terrein) after the relocation of the GZG Hospital in 2006. Transfromation of this former sanatorium, a cultural heritage of the city, is starting to get shape.
VOTE! Adriaan Geuze nominated for Dutch 'Architect of the Year' Award
The Dutch architecture platform Architectenweb has nominated Adriaan Geuze for the 11th 'Architect of the Year' award. Geuze is one of five designers who are honored for their impact on the quality of Dutch architecture.
Noorderpark's new entrance construction update
In conjunction with the newly completed metro Noord/Zuidlijn (North-South metro line) of Amsterdam in July 2018, West 8 designs a new entrance for the municipality Amsterdam Noord as part of the enhancement of our Noorderpark design. The work is expected to last until mid October 2018.
Madrid Rio nominated for ULI Urban Open Space Award
West 8's Madrid Rio project was selected as one of the five finalists for the ULI Urban Open Space Award 2018. The announcement of the winning project will be made in October at the 2018 ULI Fall Meeting in Boston.
Grand Opening of 't Zand Square in Bruges
The UNESCO city of Bruges' largest open place is now transformed into a beautiful, elegant and functional event square. The grand opening took place on Saturday 1st of September. The city of Bruges invited all residents and visitors to celebrate the completion of this brand new square.
School 7 in Den Helder named world's best library!
West 8 congratulates School 7 in Den Helder on winning the title of Public Library of the Year, issued by The International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA).
Reconversion EAI in Montpellier reached a milestone
The reconversion of the former School of the Infantry (EAI) in Montpellier, designed by West 8 started to get shape.
West 8 to receive two acknowledgements in Architizer A+ Awards
West 8's New Hondsbossche Dunes project was nominated for the 2018 Archtizer A+ Awards in the category Architecture + Landscape and a special mention was awarded to the Irma Logs. Public voting closes July 20th.
West 8's master plan for real estate Groene Loper starts to be realised
Ballast Nedam Development annouced the materialisation of West 8's master plan for the real estate part of De Groene Loper (The Green Carpet) in phases.
Parc du Moulon et le Carré des Sciences First Phase delivered
On 27 June, Maarten van de Voorde, Director of West 8 Belgium was invited to lead a tour for the client group and stakeholders of the Parc du Moulon et le Carré des Sciences project in Saclay after delivery of Phase 1 of the project.
West 8's Adriaan Geuze to lecture at Architectuurcentrum Eindhoven
For the past 10 years, West 8 and Adriaan Geuze have been working intensively on several urban development projects in Eindhoven. Monday 11 June Geuze wil present a lecture at Architectuurcentrum Eindhoven.
West 8 presented at Kaliningrad Forum for Russian Living Environment
'All About Housing' is the theme of the Kaliningrad Forum for 'Living Environment'. Toegther with other speakers, West 8 Partner and urban designer Martin Biewenga presented on May 18 West 8's current Dom Sovetov Square project at Kaliningrad.
Historic Columbia Circle revitalization project in Shanghai opened
On May 25th, phase 1 of Columbia Circle in Shanghai was festively opened. The site was revitalized with the joint effort of OMA, West 8, local architects ECADI and local landscape architects LANDAU.
Construction West 8’s bridge design for Oirschot starts
Consortium Ballast will help to elaborate and build West 8’s design of bridge over Wilhelminakanaal at Moorland, Oirschot City, construction will start in the third season of 2018.
West 8 wins London Bernie Spain Gardens design competition
West 8’s ‘pollinator garden’ is the winner of the design competition to upgrade the northern section of Bernie Spain Gardens on London’s South Bank, announced on 10 May 2018.
Construction Update 't Zand Square in Bruges
The construction of 't Zand Square in Bruges is advancing swiftly. On Sunday the 6th of May, the site was temporarily opened to the public, providing a glimpse of the future appearance of the square.
Designs for Afsluitdijk Presented
The design for the reinforcement of the Afsluitdijk has been presented to the media. West 8 is the Landscape Architect of Levvel’s Design Team.
West 8 helps preparing sustainable Zernike Campus for next decades
On April 18, the most recent plan for the improvement of Zernike Campus Groningen was revealed. The bike and pedestrian friendly design builds upon West 8’s master plan originated from 1999.