Madrid’s Shell Bridge gets its concrete dome – West 8

September 1, 2009,AEDT

Construction is moving along at the first Shell Bridge, West 8+ MRIO designed for the City of Madrid. 100 m3 of concrete was poured inbetween the two layers of the wooden mold, moving another step closer to the desired end result: a concrete dome. SOURCE: WEST 8 IMAGE CREDIT: WEST | Read More

West 8 get started on Miami Beach

August 31, 2009,AEDT

West 8 has started design work on the 2 1/2 acre park adjacent to the New World Symphony new performance hall with a charrette last monday with Miami Beach residents. Ideas that came out of the charrette were Free Wifi, an interactive water feature, bicycle parking, public art and exotic | Read More

Adriaan Geuze (West 8) interviewed by Wall Street Journal

August 21, 2009,AEDT

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 landscape architect stays regional in comparison to building styles which | Read More

West 8 confirmed by City for Miami Beach project

July 16, 2009,AEDT

MiamiHerald.com reports Dutch design firm West 8 will replace world-renowned architect Frank Gehry on a Miami Beach park project, the final component of the massive New World Symphony complex now under construction. The firm was selected from a dozen applicants for the $13 million park project and ratified by the | Read More

Wavedeck curves, dips on waterfront – National Post

June 5, 2009,AEDT

National Post reports “The whimsical wavedeck bridge under construction at Lower Simcoe Street will be open for public use next Thursday, says Adriaan Geuze(West 8), the Dutch mastermind behind the city’s gradually improving waterfront……” read the full article at the SOURCE: National Post – Wavedeck curves, dips on waterfront Technorati | Read More

First phase Pegaso Park completed – West 8

June 2, 2009,AEDT

West 8 report “The public space for the new business area Pegaso Park, West 8 designed for Inmobiliaria Urbanitas, has recently been completed. For the first time in Spain, the public space defines the quality of a business development for offices, retail, hotels and service buildings. The concept consists of | Read More

Bridge Vlaardingse Vaart officially opened – West 8

April 21, 2009,AEDT

West 8 reports “Saturday the 18th of April the new pedestrian bicycle bridge ‘The Twist’, designed by West 8 for the City of Vlaardingen, was officialy opened at the shores of the Vlaardingse Vaart in Vlaardingen, The Netherlands. In February the iconic bridge was already installed at its final destination | Read More

West 8 wins Almere Hout Noord competition

April 9, 2009,AEDT

West 8 reports “The competition entry for Almere Hout Noord West 8 prepared for housing corporation Ymere was unanimously chosen by the municipal assembly of Almere as the winning design. Alderman Adri Duivesteijn of Almere stated: “We are convinced by the quality of the plans and like the idea that | Read More

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