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Birmingham Architecture Tours

Architecture Guides in West Midlands – Exclusive City Walks tailor made for groups visiting Central England

post updated 14 May 2024

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Birmingham Architecture Tour: Exclusive Guided Walks

e-architect have architectural tour guides in most of the key cities across England, UK, and the rest of the world.

Our Birmingham guided tours are all tailored to suit each booking we do not allow for bookings to be joined. Our guided tours in Birmingham are all exclusive to each client.

Should you be planning an office trip, a conference, or university trip to Birmingham please contact us and we would be happy to take your booking.

New Birmingham Library building design by Dutch architects Mecanoo:
New Birmingham Library building facade
picture from architect office

Birmingham Architecture Walking Tours

Birmingham Architecture – Introduction

The city is located in the West Midlands, central England. It is the UK’s second largest conurbation and with its industrial past is known for a large network of canals and factory buildings. There are some notable arts buildings – such as galleries and concert halls – and civic buildings. The city is famous for architecture such as Birmingham Library, The Cube, The Rotunda Conversion, Brindleyplace Buildings, New Street Gateway Project, Selfridges Birmingham and the Beetham Tower – 10 Holloway Circus.

The Cube Birmingham building designed by make architects, based in London, England:
The Cube Birmingham Architecture Tours
photograph © Make / Zander Olsen

Famous architects with buildings in the city include Mecanoo, Future Systems Architects, Foreign Office Architects, Ian Simpson Architects. Other key architects with work in the city include Make Architects, Glenn Howells Architects, Alsop Architects, Hodder + Partners, BDP, Broadway Malyan, Stanton Williams, Benoy and Aedas. Historic architects with work in the city include Richard Seifert & Partners and James Roberts.

Selfridges Birmingham store design by the former British architects office of Future Systems:
Selfridges Birmingham Architecture Tours
photo © webbaviation

Birmingham Architectural Walking Tours

Birmingham Architecture Tours can focus contemporary buildings or traditional buildings or both. The Birmingham Architecture Tour typically focuses on the key buildings in the West Midlands, and our guides can try to assist with more specific architectural interests such as retail buildings or interior designs.

New Birmingham Library building, 2013:
New Birmingham Library building interior
photo from architect practice

Birmingham Walking Tours

Contact us to arrange your West Midlands architectural tour: email isabelle(at) or call her on her mobile phone at +44 (0)7952 149814

Walks of this major English city can be combined with visits to Liverpool and Manchester, or alternatively, to the south, with Oxford, Cambridge and London.

The Cube Birmingham by make architects:
The Cube Birmingham Architecture Tours
photograph © Make / Zander Olsen

Architecture Tours

e-architect organise British architecture walking tours in other cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, London, Cambridge, Edinburgh and Glasgow. We also have walking tour guides outside Britain in cities such as Amsterdam, Barcelona, Copenhagen and Paris. Contact us today for your city architectural walking tour.

Architecture Walking Tours

New Street Station Building design by AZPML:
New Street Station Building West Midlands
image from architects office
Birmingham New Street Station Reopening

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, central England, United Kingdom

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University of Birmingham Sport and Fitness Centre
University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness Club Building
photo : Paul Riddle
University of Birmingham Sport and Fitness Centre Building
New sports centre for the University of Birmingham desighned by London’s Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands was one of two National RIBA award winners in the West Midlands in 2018.

National College for High Speed Rail
National College for High Speed Rail Birmingham building design
image from architecture practice
National College for High Speed Rail, Birmingham Building
This architectural design by Bond Bryan Architects won Highly Commended, Construction Project of the Year Award at the Insider Media Property Awards 2017.

The Rotunda
Design: Glenn Howells Architects

Beetham Tower
Design: Ian Simpson Architects

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