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

Urban Forest Rising from the Tracks

Parque Central Madrid Nuevo Norte, Madrid, ES

A retreat for the 21st century: a new central park whose identity is linked with the memory of place and incorporates the existing structure of Chamartín Station.

The park could help to reduce the temperature by as much as 4°c

Combination of
Iconic Design,
Sustainability &

Creating an interface with the surrounding district: partnering the adjacent characters of the residential neighborhoods and office buildings with terraces and spill-out spaces, playgrounds and rainwater harvesting.

Comisión Gestora APR 05.31 “Centro de Negocios Chamartin”

Lead Design
West 8: prime consultant, lead design, masterplan vision, architect & landscape architect

Local Partner
Porras Guadiana Arquitectos: local partner, architect & landscape architect

© West 8

TYPSA – MEP and civil engineering, BIM management
INES – structural engineering
RWDI – pedestrian comfort & sustainability
Lighting Design Collective (LDC) – lighting design and soundscape
Point of Reference (POR) – signage and wayfinding
PHARES. – irrigation design
PROES. vegetation and soil design consultation, Environmental Services
ZINCO – green roof solutions