News

02 Jul 2021

West 8 exhibiting at IABR – Down to Earth: The High Ground exhibition.

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28 May 2021

Work In Progress

West 8 is proudly building projects all over the world! Click for a selection from our ongoing works.... more
26 May 2021

Houston Botanic Garden featured in both EBONY and Rice University magazines!

We are delighted to see the story of Houston Botanic Garden featured in Houston’s Rice University magazine.... more
14 May 2021

West 8 featured in Metropolitan Forest exhibition in Parque de El Retiro, Madrid

ommissioned by the city of Madrid, the Metropolitan Forest competition involved strategic plans for the deployment of green infrastructure... more
30 Apr 2021

Winners announced: Thamesmead Waterfront Vision and Strategic Masterplan competition

Working together in a collaborative team led by Prior + Partners and ARUP, West 8, together with Alison Brooks Architects, Turner Works and... more
23 Apr 2021

Houston Botanic Gardens finalist in two Houston Buisness Journal Awards!

We are delighted to announce that West 8’s Houston Botanic Garden has been listed as a finalist in two Houston Buisness Journal... more
13 Apr 2021

First phase of Space Conquerors Memorial Park is open to the public

The Space Conquerors Park combines several sites associated with the landing place of Vostok 1, after it completed one orbit of Earth on... more
10 Apr 2021

Rotterdam’s New Coolsingel completed by West 8

Today, the reinvigorated public realm designed by West 8 emphasizes the visitor experience. Three lanes of vehicular traffic are situated... more
09 Apr 2021

Culinary Garden at Houston Botanic Garden now open!

Visitors are now able to visit the Culinary Garden, where three, stunning water-walls made from hand-made ceramic tiles wrap around a long... more
12 Mar 2021

Parliament Slip, a new vision on the Toronto Waterfront

West 8 + DTAH in a joint venture have worked with Waterfront Toronto to develop an exciting vision for Parliament Slip that could transform... more
08 Mar 2021

International Women’s day, a tribute

Today, on International Women’s Day, we pay homage to the extraordinary achievements of the women in our office. These 12 recent... more
05 Mar 2021

West 8 Winterscapes

Vathorst & Máximapark – two West 8 classics. We are immensely proud to see these projects continuing to foster and mature every... more
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
21 Jan 2021

West 8 wins two awards at Russian National Awards for Landscape Architecture

Two West 8 projects have won awards at the ‘XI Russian National Awards for Landscape Architecture’. West 8’s Vander... 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
14 Dec 2020

New Holland Island Phase II wins Golden Trezzini Award

We are pleased to announce that the latest phase of New Holland Island has won a Golden Trezzini award. The announcement was made December... 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