The Netherlands

West 8 urban design & landscape architecture b.v.

Nico Koomanskade 1021
3072 LM Rotterdam
The Netherlands

+31 (0) 10 485 5801

Belgium

West 8 Brussels urban design & landscape architecture bvba

Waaienberg 123
1745 Opwijk
Belgium

+31 (0) 10 485 5801

United States

West 8 urban design & landscape architecture p.c.

2133 Arch Street, Suite 101
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States of America

+1 347 371 2252

Prime Minister Balkenende visits Governors Island

As part of the celebrations marking the 400th anniversary of Dutch-American relations, Dutch Prime Minister Balkenende, Minister Verhagen and Minister Timmermans visited Governors Island on 23 September 2008.West 8 recently was commissioned to transform Governors Island into a new park for New York. The Prime Minister did a little tour on one of the wooden bicycles West 8 designed for traversing the many future looping tracks and paths on the island.

Images: Richard Koek