Stadswater | Rotterdam Netherlands | OKRA

January 2, 2014,AEST

For a long time the historic canals in the urban landscape of Rotterdam were forgotten. Today water plays the prominent role, that once it had within the city and can be discovered by visitors once again. The transformation of Stadwater is | Read More

Waterplein | Rotterdam Netherlands | DE URBANISTEN

July 2, 2013,AEST

Waterplein Benthemplein from de urbanisten on Vimeo. On the Benthemsquare a first water square will be realized. It took us almost seven years from the idea and concept, to typologies, to policy, to spatial design. Already well published as a | Read More

Diverse Networks | Rotterdam Netherlands | Openfabric

August 31, 2012,AEST

Public transportation is a shared passenger transportation service which is available for use by the general public. Different systems overlaps to reach every corner of the city forming a network made of lines, nodes and points.

Mega Cities not always the biggest polluters

January 26, 2011,AEST

Mega-cities around the world such as New York, London, Los Angeles, Shanghai are often blamed for the high Green House Gas(GHG) emissions but a recent report released found that cities like Sydney(20.6), Calgary(17.7), Stuttgart(16.0), Denver (21.5), Rotterdam (29.8) CO2 equivalent | Read More

Green Room opens in Rotterdam

September 24, 2010,AEST

The “Green Room” is designed by Casanova+Hernandez as part of a series of temporary interventions in the public space of several European cities named “Domestic Monuments”. The “Green Room” experiments with the role of hybrid interventions (mix of landscape+architecture+sculpture) to | Read More

West 8 wins Gold International Urban Landscape Award

January 29, 2010,AEST

“Neues Wohnen” in Hamburg-Jenfeld has been awarded the Golf Award in this year’s International Urban Landscape Award (IULA). The ecological neighbourhood project, which was submitted by West 8 urban design & landscapes architecture in Rotterdam, is the winner of the | Read More

OMA wins competition for Rotterdam’s Stadskantoor

October 22, 2009,AEST

The Office for Metropolitan Architecture, in collaboration with Werner Sobek and engineers ABT, has won the competition for Rotterdam’s Stadskantoor, a new building for the city hall that will accommodate municipal services, offices, and residential units. The winner was announced | Read More

Adriaan Geuze (West 8) interviewed by Wall Street Journal

August 21, 2009,AEST

J. S. MARCUS of Wall Street Journal recently interviewed Adriaan Geuze, founder of West 8. Marcus asks Adriaan questions relating to the discipline of Landscape Architecture and the difference between landscape architecture, architecture, and planning. Also queries Geuze about why | Read More