Selected Finalist – West 8

Selected Firm: West 8 Urban Design and Landscape Architecture

Click here to see a presentation of West 8’s competition entry or here to read the entry.

West 8 Urban Design and Landscape Architecture is an award-winning international office for urban design and landscape architecture founded in 1987. Over the last 32 years, West 8 has established itself as a leading practice with an international team of 70 landscape architects, urban designers, architects and industrial engineers. West 8 has offices in Rotterdam, Belgium and in New York City. With a multi-disciplinary approach to complex design issues, West 8 has extensive experience in large-scale urban master planning and design, landscape interventions, waterfront projects, parks, squares and gardens. West 8 also develops concepts and visions for large-scale planning issues that address global warming, urbanization and infrastructure.

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West 8′s Project Team

West 8 recruited local and international talent with significant multi-disciplinary expertise. Talent includes Mahan Rykiel as the Baltimore-based landscape architect and community outreach lead, as well as topical experts from Moffat Nichol, Biohabitats, Toole Design, HR&A, MD Strategic Consulting, Post Typography, Assedo Consulting, and Charles Birnbaum.

Featured projects

Governors Island – New York City, U.S.

Madrid Rio – Madrid, ES

Waterfront Toronto – Toronto, CAN