Freiham Nord | Munich Germany | WEST 8

November 1, 2011,AEDT

West 8 won the Freiham Nord Urban Design Competition back in September. Freiham Nord will be the last substantial development to take place in Munich and will accommodate about 10.000 inhabitants. In the Masterplan Freiham Nord has been divided into several project areas with different programming, each about 40 ha in size. The | Read More

KCAP Architects & Planners present vision for NEO Brussels

August 11, 2011,AEDT

KCAP Architects & Planners presented their vision for NEO Brussels, the redevelopment of the Heysel plateau,  to the political arena, the press and the public. The team, KCAP working together with advisors Arup and Fakton, won the international design competition in September 2010. The area is one of the most | Read More

Adriaan Geuze: ‘Parks are like poetry and music’

January 23, 2011,AEDT

Adriaan Geuze, founding partner of WEST 8 was recently interviewed in 60 seconds by Wall Street Journal. Adriaan talks about European and American landscapes and gives some interesting insights into his personal life and landscape architecture. The insight I like most in the interview is Parks are like poetry and | Read More

Competition: Santa & Cole Landscape Architecture Competition

May 2, 2010,AEDT

Santa & Cole, the Spanish Association of Landscape Architects and the European Biennial of Landscape Architecture announce the first Santa & Cole Landscape Architecture Competition, a Europe-wide competition of ideas intended to promote and reward good professional landscape architecture work in Spain, as a new culture which modifies and enriches | Read More

Ole Scheeren leaving OMA to setup own studio

March 1, 2010,AEDT

OMA (Office for Metropolitan Architecture) and Ole Scheeren announced today that Ole Scheeren will be leaving the firm in order to establish his own studio. During his time at OMA, Scheeren has led several of the firm’s projects, including the design and construction of CCTV and TVCC in Beijing, the | Read More

Vectorworks gets European versions

November 2, 2009,AEDT

Nemetschek North America announced recently that they have released a European versions of Vectorworks 2010 software and are now available in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands. “Our localized version is developed by Nemetschek North America, and then enhanced by us to meet the local | Read More

Woodlands Suffer Large-scale Biodiversity Loss – Science Daily

July 27, 2009,AEDT

Science Daily reports New research shows that 21st century British woodlands are less distinctive than those of the early 20th century due to environmental change. Native woodland plants have re-organised over the last 70 years in response to increased soil fertility and loss of light related to increased canopy shading. | Read More

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