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America Architecture Guides – City Walks in the United States of America
post updated Dec 7, 2020
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Contact Isabelle Lomholt: isabelle(at)e-architect.com
Buildings in United States of America – Introduction
Our American Architectural tours operate in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston and Alaska. We aim to add more US cities soon.
New York Architecture Tours – Building Tours in NYC, north east USA
photo © Joe Lekas ; a view of Manhattan’s Chrysler Building at night from above: 8 exposures combined to maximize range and detail
New York Architecture Walking Tours
New York is located in the northeast of the United states of America. Nicknamed the Big Apple it is the largest city in the US. Celebrated Manhattan buildings include the Empire state Building, the Rockefeller Center, the Chrysler Building and the Guggenheim Museum. All these buildings can be visited on our American Architecture Tours.
Famous architects with buildings in NYC include Steven Holl Architects, UNStudio, OMA and SANAA architects. Famous 20th Century architects to build in Manhattan include Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson. Other key architects with work in Manhattan include SHoP Architects, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, BIG, Ennead Architects, SO – IL architects, Handel Architects and Oppenheim Architecture+Design.
Chicago Architecture Walking Tours – Building Tours in Illinois, north-central USA
photo courtesy of Jan Klerks
Chicago Architecture Walking Tours
Celebrated buildings in the Windy City include the Sears Tower, John Hancock Center, the IIT Buildings and the Lake Shore Drive towers. Famous architects with buildings in Chicago include Frank Lloyd Wright, Mies van der Rohe, Zaha Hadid, Renzo Piano, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture and Ben van Berkel.
Los Angeles Architecture Walking Tours – Building Tours in California, south west USA
photo © Andrew McRae
Los Angeles Architecture Walking Tours
L.A. is the largest city in California. Celebrated LA buildings include the Red Building at the Pacific Design Center and the Central Los Angeles Area High School #9 for the Visual and Performing Arts. Famous architects with buildings in the city include Frank Gehry, Frank Lloyd Wright, COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, Renzo Piano Building Workshop and Charles & Ray Eames.
Boston Architecture Walking Tours – Building Tours in Massachusetts, north east USA
photo courtesy of Andy Ryan
Boston Architecture Walking Tours
Located in the northeast of the United States of America it is the largest city in New England. Well known 20th century Boston buildings include the Baker Dormitory, John Hancock Tower and the MIT Chapel. Celebrated recent Boston buildings include the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Building, MIT Media Lab Building, Simmons Hall and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. All these buildings can be visited on our Boston Architecture Tours.
Famous architects with buildings in the city include Steven Holl Architects, Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Fumihiko Maki and associates, Robert A.M. Stern Architects and Foster + Partners. Famous 20th Century architects to build in Boston include Eero Saarinen and Alvar Aalto.
Alsaka Architecture Tours – Building Tours in north west USA
image © Christian Richters
Alaska Architecture Walking Tours
Alaska is located in the far northwest of the United states of America, on the west side of Canada. Famous architects with buildings in Alaska include David Chipperfield. The key recent building is the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center.
The Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center and ConocoPhillips Gallery – the final public spaces in David Chipperfield Architects’ project for the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center – opened back in 2010.
The Common, a new public space for downtown Anchorage, designed by Charles Anderson Landscape Architects in collaboration with David Chipperfield Architects, includes a 24 ft tall sculpture by Antony Gormley and completes the new arrival to the museum.
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American Walking Tours
American Architectural Tours can focus on contemporary or traditional buildings in the United States or both.
We can provide information on geographical areas and building types ahead of your US walking tour, for example a group of architects interested in innovative American office buildings could be provided with specific information allowing a tailored tour programme to be agreed prior to their visit to the United States of America.
American Walking Tours
Contact Isabelle Lomholt to arrange your architectural tour to America on
mob. +44 (0)7952 149814 or isabelle(at)e-architect.com
Payments must be made in full prior to the US architectural tour.
Other than the United States of America, e-architect organise architecture walking tours in other countries such as USA, Mexico, France and the UK.
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