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 | Read More

Le Monolithe and Cour de Loges completed: West 8

December 16, 2010,AEDT

Recently MVRDV and West 8 announced that ‘Le Monolithe’ in Lyon, France is complete. The contemporary urban block with five separate volumetric volumes designed by 5 different architects including MVRDV, Pierre Gautier, Manuelle Gautrand, ECDM and Erik van Egeraat. The | Read More

Construction starts on Lincoln Park in Miami: West 8

September 22, 2010,AEDT

The first three of fifteen pergola structures were put in place the week of 13 September 2010. With the mid-sections also underway, the projects fabricators are well-underway to deliver the remaining elements on a weekly basis. Eliciting much discussion, curiosity | Read More

Opening Kai-park at Vathorst: WEST 8

June 16, 2010,AEDT

The Kai Park at the Vinex-location Vathorst in Amersfoort was officially opened by mayor van Vliet–Kuiper on the 28th of May. West 8 designed the two hectare park as a green oasis, inspired by the famous Japanese artist Ando Hiroshige. | Read More

Canadian National Urban Design Awards announced

June 13, 2010,AEDT

Urban design and architectural excellence play an important role in maintaining and enhancing the quality of life in Canadian cities. The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects in cooperation | Read More

Landscape Architecture in the News

May 10, 2010,AEDT

James Corner’s master plan for Lake Ontario Park in limbo – Globe & Mail “Once the parks are realized, Toronto will be indisputably a city connected to the lake, psychologically as well as literally. That can change the image and | Read More

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