1/23/2012

In Progress: Jubilee Gardens by West 8

West 8's Jubilee Gardens progresses surely. The Jubilee Gardens is another project as part of London Olympic 2012. It is located on the iconic Southbank and forms part of Lambeth, one of the funded boroughs.
Jubilee Gardens in progress © West 8

The agency just announced that important milestones have been completed and the gardens continues its progress. This includes the installation of new drainage, the formation of tree pits and the production of granite seating edge units and paving setts.
Jubilee Gardens in progress © West 8

The next step will be the edge installation, the assembling of the irrigation system and the placement of the sub- and topsoil. Will be included: English Oaks, Common Beech, Sweetgum, Small leaved Lime Trees, Pin Oak and Bald Cypress.
Jubilee Gardens in progress © West 8

The Jubilee Gardens is announced to be completed by May 2012 in accordance with Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebration, the agency said.
Jubilee Gardens in progress © West 8

The Jubilee Gardens will feature a lush, new green landscape to Royal Parks standard, red Geranium and Lilium 'Orange Pixie'.
Jubilee Gardens in progress © West 8


Below some renders of Jubilee Gardens design
Jubilee Gardens, London © West 8
Jubilee Gardens, London © West 8
Jubilee Gardens © West 8
Jubilee Gardens, London © West 8
Jubilee Gardens, London © West 8
Jubilee Gardens, London © West 8



Project fact
Project: Jubilee Gardens
Landscape architects: West 8
Team: Adriaan Geuze, Edzo Bindels, Jerry van Eyck, Alyssa Schwann, Freek Boerwinkel, Joris Welijts, Karsten Buchholz, Maarten van der Voorde, Matthew Skjonsberg, Perry Maas
Location: London, UK
Client: South Bank Employers Group
Partners: AKT Engineers, BDSP Partnership, Soil and Land Consultants, Buro Happold
Year of Completion: May 2012

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