Fort Mason Design Competition Finalists Revealed

December 10, 2012,AEDT

Fort Mason Center in San Francisco has revealed the three finalists designs from Bruner/Cott, West 8 and AMP Arquitectos for the Fort Mason Design Competition. The finalists were selected from twenty invited firms, in selecting the three finalists the jury looked for a partner to articulate a sustainable future for Fort Mason Center | Read More

Almere with MVRDV wins Floriade 2022

September 24, 2012,AEDT

Today, the Nederlandse Tuinbouwraad (NTR) announced the city of Almere, the winner of the 2022 Floriade, the world horticultural expo which takes place once every ten years in the Netherlands and is currently ending in Venlo. The MVRDV plan for Almere is not a temporary expo site but a lasting | Read More

Jubilee Gardens | London UK | West 8 | UPDATE

June 6, 2012,AEDT

Back in February we reported that construction had started on the Jubilee Gardens, this week the new Jubilee Garden opened to the public as part of the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations.

NYC breaks ground on new Governors Island Park

May 27, 2012,AEDT

The Shell at Liberty Terrace Recently, New York City officials broke ground on Phase 1 of the new Governors Island Park, with over 30 acres including Liggett Terrace, a six acre plaza with seasonal plantings, seating, water features and public art; Hammock Grove, a ten acre space that is home to | Read More

20 firms invited for Phase 1 of Fort Mason Center Revisited

May 8, 2012,AEDT

Fort Mason Center has announced the 20 firms invited for Phase 1 of the  FORT MASON CENTER REVISITED design competition. In Phase 1 requires the firms to submit a Statement of Interest and the teams qualifications. Phase 2 will include three finalists selected to develop concepts for the Pier One(currently storage), the Public | Read More

West 8 + IROJE Wins Yongsan Park Competition

April 25, 2012,AEDT

The Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs of the Republic of Korea recently announced that West 8 + IROJE has won International Competition for Master Plan of Yongsan Park, Korea.

Redevelopment of Lansdowne Park

April 16, 2012,AEDT

Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg (PSF) design was recommended for Lansdowne Park after a winning the design competition held back in 2010 beating out Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, SWA, West 8  and Williams, Asselin, Ackaoui & Associates. Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg have continued on with the design process over the last two years have been working as part | Read More

West 8’s design for Jubilee Gardens is under construction

February 27, 2012,AEDT

West 8’s project Jubilee Gardens is finally going ahead and will screen live footage of the 2012 Olympics. The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has recently announced £11.5m funding to six London boroughs for public space projects that will transform the look and feel of the Capital in time for | Read More

2011 Projects Review | October – December

December 31, 2011,AEDT

October National 9/11 Memorial | New York | PWP Landscape Architecture & Michael Arad 2016 Olympic Park Master Plan | Brazil | AECOM OKRA realizes architectonic intervention in Moscow at Sretenka Design Week

St.Petersburg Pier Design Competition Finalists unveil designs

December 5, 2011,AEDT

St. Petersburg has sponsored an international design competition for the redesign and replacement of its landmark Pier.  Finalists included  Bjarke Ingels Group, Michael Maltzan Architecture, and WEST 8 Urban Design and Landscape Architecture who submitted their designs on November 29 and are now displayed at the “Look, Think, Share” exhibit for public viewing | Read More

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