West 8 is an award-winning international office for urban design and landscape architecture founded in 1987. Over the last three decades West 8 has established itself as a leading practice with a team of 80 architects, urban designers, landscape architects and industrial engineers, with offices in Rotterdam, New York and Belgium.
West 8 has developed projects all over the world in places such as Copenhagen, London, Moscow, New York, Madrid, Toronto and Amsterdam. The office gained international recognition with projects like Schouwburgplein in Rotterdam, Borneo Sporenburg in Amsterdam (NL), Expo ’02 in Yverdon-les-Bains (CH), Chiswick Park and Jubilee Gardens in London (UK), Toronto Waterfront (CA), Madrid Rio Manzanares Linear Park (ES) and Governors Island in New York (US).
With a multidisciplinary 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. We also develop concepts and visions for large-scale planning issues that address global warming, urbanization and infrastructure.