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.
Our Chinese Architectural tours operate in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. Shanghai is a key Chinese city and is expanding fast. It is located on the eastern coast of China. It is the largest city by population of the People’s Republic of China.
Major contemporary buildings include the Scottish Parliament Building, the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh, the Riverside Museum Glasgow and The Hydro. These can be visited externally on our Scottish Architecture Tours. Key architects with designs in the country include Architecture by Foster + Partners, Richard Rogers, Grimshaw, Zaha Hadid and OMA.
Paris, the capital of France, is famous for buildings such as The Louvre, the Eiffel Tower and the Centre Pompidou. Although the scale of the city centre mostly retains its historic density and height there are a number of major contemporary buildings in the city.
Oporto alongside Lisbon is one of two major cities in Portugal. The city is located in the north of the country. Celebrated architects with buildings in the city include Alvaro Siza and Rem Koolhaas.
Major architecture in Toronto includes Royal Ontario Museum building by architect Daniel Libeskind; Ryerson Image Centre by Diamond Schmitt Architects; University of Toronto buildings by Hariri Pontarini Architects.
Key architecture in Montreal includes namely Habitat 67, Biosphere, Bibliotheque National du Québec; plus recent buildings Claire and Marc Bourgie Pavilion, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the Stewart Museum and the Palais des Congrés.
Our English architectural tours operate in London, Birmingham, Cambridge, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Oxford and Sheffield.
Oslo is the capital of Norway. Major contemporary Norwegian buildings include the Oslo Operahouse and the Norwegian Museum of Architecture, Famous architects with buildings in the city include Snøhetta, Sverre Fehn, Jensen & Skodvin Architects, Jarmund/Vigsnæs AS Arkitekter, Niels Torp Arkitekter.
Jerusalem in the capital of Israel and Tel Aviv is the major city, a bustling metropolis on the coast. Key contemporary buildings in these cities can be visited externally on our Israeli Architecture Tours.
Tehran, the capital of Iran. Key contemporary buildings in the city can be visited externally on our Iranian Architecture Tours. Key architects with designs in the city include Architecture by Collective Terrain and Hooba Design Group.