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Arquitectonica to replace OMA at Miami Convention Center redevelopment

Some of the most exciting renderings of the past few years came out of the epic face-off between teacher and student for Miami’s convention center. We’re of course referring to bids by Rem Koolhaas’ OMA and the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) to radically expand and  transform the facility. While it looked like a pretty evenly-matched fight, Rem ultimately won-out with […]
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West 8 unveils plans for massive park in Hong Kong’s West Kowloon

The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) has released concept images for their waterfront park in the West Kowloon Cultural District. Once installed, the park will be a breath of fresh air (both literally and figuratively) for residents in the urban sprawl of Hong Kong, China. The park, designed by West 8, is merely one facet […]
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Two-Sided Railway Station by Team CS

Rotterdam Centraal Station’s relationship to the existing urban fabric called for different treatments of its north and south facades. To call the commission for a new central railway station in Rotterdam complicated would be an understatement. The project had multiple clients, including the city council and the railway company ProRail. The program was complex, encompassing […]
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A New Bench-mark at Governors Island

Brought to you with support from: Southside Precast Products fabricates landscape architecture firm West 8’s designs for an organic system of concrete benches and curbs. When Dutch landscape architecture firm West 8 envisioned a new terrain for Governors Island in New York’s East River, part of the plan included a section dubbed The Hills. The […]
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Estación Central de Rotterdam reconstruida | Team CS

La Estación Central de Rotterdam ha sido reconstruida para representar el importante papel del centro de transporte, no sólo dentro de la ciudad, sino también como parte de la red de trenes europeo. El proyecto, una colaboración única entre Benthem Crouwel Architects, MVSA Architects y West 8, tiene capacidad para 110 mil pasajeros por día […] Sigue leyendo

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Shortlist Announced to Design Moscow’s First Park in 50 Years

In the 20th century, it was going to be the site of the world’s tallest skyscraper, but it became the world’s largest hotel. In 2006, the hotel was replaced with a fence, the largest advertising space in all of Europe,… Sigue leyendo

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2013 Douglas C. Allen Lecture: Adriaan Geuze

[ March 6, 2013; 18:00 to 19:30. ] This year’s Douglas C. Allen Lecture, presented by the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Architecture, features Adriaan Geuze, one of the founders of West 8 Urban Design & Landscape Architecture. Founded in 1987, West 8 is an award-winning international office which has established itself as… Sigue leyendo

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Governor’s Island Requests Proposals For New And Improved Buildings

Governor’s Island is still a somewhat hidden New York City gem, but not for long. The historic island which exclusively housed Army troops and families from 1783 to the 1960′s is quickly becoming a hot spot for locals and tourists alike. Vi… Sigue leyendo

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