The Netherlands

West 8 urban design & landscape architecture b.v.

Nico Koomanskade 1021
3072 LM Rotterdam
The Netherlands

+31 (0) 10 485 5801


West 8 Brussels urban design & landscape architecture bvba

Waaienberg 123
1745 Opwijk

+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

A Living Museum of Plants

Houston Botanic Garden, Texas, USA

A World-class, ‘Only-in-Houston’ Experience: transforming a Golf Course to a Paradise on the Bayou

Amplifying the potential of the site’s qualities, setting the framework to support the future and celebrating the biodiversity that thrives along the Texas Gulf Coast

Connecting, Protecting &
Framing the Gardens With Shade

Celebrating Houston’s rich diversity of cuisine, providing visitors with the opportunity to learn about the rich historic and botanic heritage of food grown globally.

Houston Botanic Garden

Design and Construction team
West 8: Prime Consultant, Masterplan Vision & Landscape Architect.
Clark Condon Associates Inc. – Role: Landscape Architects, Planting & Soil Design
Overland Partners – Role: Architects – Welcome Pavilion
Walter P. Moore Engineers – Role: Civil, Structural, and Bridge Engineering
I.A. Naman + Associates Inc. – Role: Electrical Engineering MEP Engineering
Sweeney & Associates Inc. – Role: Irrigation Design
Dykema Architects Inc. Role: Architects – Lagoon Pavilion
Greenscape Pump Services Inc. – Role: Water Feature Engineering
Minor Design, Role: Signage and Wayfinding
Berg-Oliver Associates, Inc. Role: Environmental Services & Land Use Consultation
SiteWorks – Specification Preparation
Site Masters Play Code – Play Code Consultation
Prairie Consultation – Wildlife Habitat Federation
Pond Aquatic Consultation – Lake Management Inc
Harvey-Cleary Builders – General Contractor
Landscape Art Inc. – Landscape Sub-Contractor
B&D Contractors Inc. – Landscape Sub-Contractor
Renfrow Metalwork – Metal fabrication
Camarata Masonry – Masonry

© Barrett Doherty, Lance Childers, West 8
Video footage provided by Houston Botanic Garden and VISION Production Group