Season's Greetings and Best Wishes for 2017

West 8 Season's Greetings and Best Wishes for 2017

We would like to pay compliments to all of our clients, partners and collaborators.

The year 2016 included many memorable highlights for West 8.

Completed Projects
- Governors Island Phase 2: The Hills, New York, US
- New Holland, St Petersburg, RU 
- British Design Museum landscaping, London, UK 
- Tverskaya Street, Moscow, RU
- Yongsan Park Masterplan Development, Seoul, KR
- Schuykill Yards Masterplan, Philadelphia, US
- Novartis Campus, Shanghai, CN
- Silvertown Masterplan, London, UK
- Coolsingel Revitalisation Design, Rotterdam, NL

New Projects
- Place Gambetta, 1st Prize invited competition, Bordeaux, FR
- Vanke SIOBP Urban Renewal Landscape Design, Shanghai, CN
- Zidell Yards Masterplan, Portland, US
- St James Point, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
- Moss Park, Toronto, CA 
- Lower Yonge Precinct, Toronto, CA
- Strijp T, Eindhoven, NL 
- 22 Bishopsgate landscaping, London, UK
Public space vision Kijkduin-Bad, Kijkduin, NL
- Riverpoint, Washington DC, US
- Waterstad Middelzee, Leeuwarden, NL
- Zhangijang, Shanghai, CN
- Slowlanes Zuid Holland, NL
- Spuifront, Oud-Beijerland, NL
- Duke University Sculpture Garden, Durham, US
- Kronsberg, Hannover, DE 
- Health Innovation Centre, Eindhoven, NL
- Laak 2B, Vathorst, Amersfoort NL
- Lichtenreuth, Nuremberg, DE
- Vander Park Courtyard, Moscow, RU

Under Construction
- Main Fountain Garden, Longwood Gardens, Pennsylvania, US
- Rio Cali Linear Park, Cali, CO
- La Sagrera Linear Park, Barcelona, ES 
- Kremlin Embankment, Moscow, RU
- ’t Zand, Bruges, BE
- West-Kowloon Park, Hong Kong, CN
- Park at Essex Crossing, New York, US
- Miami Convention Centre, Miami, US
The Parc du Moulon and Carré des Sciences, Saclay, Paris, FR
- Willemspoort, 's-Hertogenbosch, NL
- Stationsgebied Den Helder, NL
- De groene loper - A2, Maastricht, NL
- Gasthuiskwartier, Den Bosch, NL

Awards
- New York Design Gold Award for Governors Island
- VII Russian National Award for Landscape Architecture Golden Certificate in category'Best Realised Project of Public Space Design' for New Holland and 'Best Realised Object of Environmental Design' for Playground of New Holland
- I premios Arquitectura con Eñe Award for Madrid Rio
- The European Centre International Architecture Award in Urban Design for Governors Island Phase 1 Park and Public Space
- Arie Keppler Prize for The New Hondsbossche Dunes 
- Architectural Precast Association Award of Excellence for Governors Island Park
- NRP Gulden Feniks Award 2016 for Fort Bij Vechten
- Merit Award from the Consulting Engineers of Ontario for Queens Quay West Revitalization
- Honor Award from the PA-DE Chapter of ASLA for Lower Hill Master Plan 
- Merit Award from the New York Chapter of ASLA for The Giving Delta Changing Course Design Competition

Exhibitions
- Harvard Veronica Rudge Green Prize Exhibition, Boston, US
Hudson Olana Summer House Exhibition, New York, US
- '14 Woonvisies', HNI, Rotterdam, NL

New Leadership West 8 New York 
In 2016 West 8 was pleased to appoint a new leadership team in the New York Studio. Claire Agre, RLA, Principal-in-Charge and Daniel Vasini, Creative Director bring a total 18 years’ experience at West 8 in New York and Rotterdam. Their combined portfolios reflect the breadth of work executed by West 8, from major parks and public spaces to international design competitions and Academic inquiry studying resilience, landscape narratives, urban design and 21 century culture. Together they lead a talented multi-disciplinary team in West 8's New York Studio.

We thank you for your support in 2016 and wish you a fruitful 2017!

more information: Season's Greetings and Best Wishes for 2017

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