British Architectural tours operate in Birmingham, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Oxford and Sheffield.
Major Swedish contemporary buildings include Emporia in Malmö and the Aula Medica Building in Solna. Key architects featured are Wingårdhs, Tham & Videgård Arkitekter, Henning Larsen Architects, schmidt hammer lassen, C.F. Møller and 3XN architects
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.
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 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.
Modern Masters – 3 Great British contemporary buildings: from the mystic megaliths of Stonehenge to the medieval majesty of Edinburgh Castle, Britain is awash with amazing historical monuments and architecture
Budapest is the capital of Hungary. Key contemporary buildings in the city such as Magyar Autóklub – Hungarian Autoklub Headquarters, ING Headquarters and Budapest City Hall can be visited externally on our Hungarian Architecture Tours.
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.
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.
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.