December 2020 - West Workshop has been awarded a contract for the public art installation “Heartbeat” in the Raleigh, NC suburb of Cary. The temporary installation is part of the inaugural ASAP Cary Glow program and will take place from November 2021- March 2022. Visit our Instagram page for the project’s progress. More info at kurtwest.com.
December 2020 - Kurt has been invited as a guest critic for final 3rd Year reviews at the Ball State University College of Architecture & Planning
May 2020 - Kurt has been invited as a guest critic for final 4th Year reviews at the Savannah College of Art & Design.
March 1, 2020 - West Workshop has moved their primary office to Raleigh, North Carolina. We are still operating out of DC and will have a physical office there.
January 22, 2019 - Kurt has been invited to participate in a professional panel discussion at Virginia Tech’s
Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center (WAAC). The event is scheduled for January 24th from 6-8pm. Other panelists represent some biggest names in the local architecture firm scene including Gensler, AECOM and Little.
January 3, 2019 - Website update with new images of our competition entry for the annual Wild Art exhibition at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia. This year’s call asked for submissions inspired by the theme of PLAY. We proposed a scanvenger hunt for seven follies of familiar LGBG garden
forms and features: hedges, bollards, pavilions and arbors. This project is part of ongoing research into fabricating fake plant architecture.