Citreon Paris building

French Architecture Tours, Building Guides

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.

Colisseum Rome

Italian Architecture Tours, Italy Building Guides

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.

Amsterdam Building aw

Dutch Architecture Tours, Netherlands Building Guides

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.

Nhow Hotel Berlin

German Architecture Tours, Building Guides

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.

St Benedict Chapel by Zumthor in Switzerland

Swiss Architecture Tours, Switzerland Building Guides

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.

Lomonosov Moscow State University

Russian Architectural Tours, Moscow Building Guides

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.