Our American Architectural tours operate in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston and Alaska. Celebrated Manhattan buildings include the Empire state Building, Rockefeller Center, Chrysler Building and the Guggenheim Museum. Major buildings in the Chicago include the Sears Tower, John Hancock Center and the Lake Shore Drive towers.
Major buildings to visit include the Danish Maritime Museum in Helsingør by BIG, new Concert Hall building; the New Opera House by Henning Larsen; the ‘Black Diamond’ Library; ‘The Crystal’; Ordrupgaard Museum by Zaha Hadid; various Arne Jacobsen buildings; twin Silo building by architects MVRDV; and Louisiana Art Museum, a milestone in modern Danish architecture.
Our Spanish Architectural tours operate in Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Granada and Tenerife. The work of major architects such as Mies van der Rohe and Gaudi can be visited, but also newer buildings of course.
Moscow, the capital of Russia. Key contemporary buildings in the city which can be visited on our tours include The Mercury City tower, now Europe’s tallest building (after overtaking The Shard in London), the Moscow School of Management, SKOLKOVO by Adjaye Associates and the Aeroflot HQ. These buildings can be visited externally on our Russian Architecture Tours.
Famous architects with buildings in the city include Massimiliano Fuksas Architects, Zaha Hadid Architects, Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Richard Meier Architects, ODBC, Basil Spence and Luigi Moretti. Celebrated Roman architects from the past include Michelangelo, Bernini, Borromini and Carlo Maderno.
Major German buildings include National Gallery Berlin by Mies van der Rohe Architect, the AEG Turbine factory by architect Peter Behrens, Berliner Philharmonie and Neue Staatsbibliothek buildings both by Hans Scharoun, the Neues Museum Redevelopment by David Chipperfield Architects.
Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland. Key buildings include the Kunsthaus Zürich and its recent extension, the Swiss National Museum and the Dolder Grand Hotel Building, Lake Zurich. Celebrated architects with work in the city include David Chipperfield Architects, Foster + Partners and EM2N Architects.
Major Swedish contemporary buildings include Emporia in Malmö, Cultural Center Väven in Umeå and the Aula Medica Building in Solna. Key architects with designs in the country include Wingårdhs, Tham & Videgård Arkitekter, Henning Larsen Architects, schmidt hammer lassen, C.F. Møller, Rintala Eggertsson Architects, KHR Arkitekter and 3XN architects.
British Architectural tours operate in Birmingham, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Oxford and Sheffield.
Major Dutch buildings include Educatorium Utrecht University; Van Gogh Museum Building; The Whale Building and “WoZoCo” Housing for the Elderly. Key architects with designs in the country include MVRDV, schmidt hammer lassen architects, Claus En Kaan Architecten, OMA (formerly Office for Metropolitan Architecture) and Powerhouse Company.