West 8 Team

West 8 is an international office for urban design and landscape architecture, founded by Adriaan Geuze in 1987. Over the last 20 years West 8 has established itself as a leading practice with an international team of 75 architects, urban designers, landscape architects and industrial engineers. 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. They also develop concepts and visions for large-scale planning issues that involve global warming, urbanization and infrastructure.

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PLANNING AND DESIGN TEAM:

West 8- Lead Design/Prime Consultant

MNLA- Associate Landscape Architect

Rogers Marvel Architects – Associate Architect

Diller, Scofidio + Renfro – Associate Architect

MKA- Civil and Structural Engineering

AKRF- Local Engineer

Dagher Engineering- MEP

Pentagram- Wayfinding and Signage

Tillotson Design Associates- Lighting

Northern Designs- Irrigation

Fluidity Design- Water Feature Designer

Hart Crowser- Geotechnical Engineering

Pine and Swallow- Soil Scientist

Code Consultants Professional Engineers, PC- Code Consulting

Faithful and Gould - Cost Estimating

ETM Associates - O + M

Linda Stone- Archaeologist

Construction Specifications Inc- Specification Writer

 

WEBSITE DESIGN:
WSDIA | WeShouldDoItAll

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  • Volia. Now New York can boast that it has its own “Ile de la Cite”. Many years ago I played Rugby on the field there and had a great time afterwards at the PX. It was a very nice place and it only cost .25 cents for a bottle of Beer which made for a lot of happy rugby players.I have not seen the new Ile yet but am looking forward to sitting in a nice shady spot to play a game of Chess like they do in Washington Sq. Park. Good Luck

    By Pascal Boylan on August 23, 2010 8:21 am
  • [...] Governors Island Park and Public Space Master Plan, which is being designed by the West 8 team, is currently in the schematic design phase and construction on the first phase of the plan begins [...]

    By Department of Cultural Affairs/Percent for Art Opportunity in Governors Island’s Future Park and Public Spaces « Governors Island Blog on November 16, 2010 12:43 pm
  • [...] Island, future park, view of South Battery. Project by West 8. For the full West 8 Team, see Governors Island — Park & Public Space Master Plan. [via the Trust for Governors Island] BD: So is your design largely about emphasizing the context, [...]

    By The New Public Landscapes of Governors Island: An Interview with Adriaan Geuze | Urban Choreography on April 5, 2011 11:27 am
  • Greetings … so pleased you are allowing citizens of NYC to comment. This all looks challenging and interesting. As a senior who has spent my life in New York, I have seen constant improvement in public spaces … except in Central Park which has, in my opinion, been ruined by too much fencing. I hope you will allow for areas of “un-controlled” open space in your planning. We are so boxed in in NYC, it is lovely just to walk where it “seems” wild, even if it is carefully planned. Again, thank you.

    By A. A. Ashley on April 21, 2012 7:29 am
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