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Architecture Guides – Exclusive City Walks tailor made for groups visiting Germany
post updated 1 January 2023
Hamburg Architecture Walking Tours
Book your city guide on isabelle(at)e-architect.com
Hamburg Architecture Tour: Exclusive Guided Walks
e-architect have architectural tour guides in most of the key cities across the continent.
Our Hamburg guided tours are all tailored to suit each booking we do not allow for bookings to be joined. Our guided tours in Hamburg are all exclusive to each client.
Should you be planning an office trip, a conference, or university trip to Hamburg please contact us and we would be happy to take your booking.
Elbphilharmonie – “not merely another concert hall, but a world-class architectural icon of inestimable cultural value”:
photo : Maxim Schulz
Hamburg Architecture Introduction
Hamburg is the major port in Germany and is located in the north of the country. Probably the most celebrated contemporary German building in the city is the new Elbphilharmonie designed by Herzog and de Meuron.
Other major architecture in Hamburg includes the Empire Riverside Hotel, Office Complex Steckelhoern 11 and the Spiegel Group Hamburg headquarters. These buildings can be visited on our Hamburg Architecture Tours.
Engel & Völkers Headquarters Building, Hafencity, by Richard Meier & Partners Architects:
image courtesy of architects
Famous architects with buildings in the city include Herzog and de Meuron, OMA, Richard Meier, David Chipperfield Architects, J. MAYER H., BIG and Henning Larsen Architects. Other key architects with work in the city include von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp), Miralles tagliabue EMBT and Erick van Egeraat.
The most important contemorary building in the city is the Elbphilharmonie – Elbe Philharmonic Concert Hall, HafenCity. It is an innovative new building by celebrated Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron, easily reached on foot from the city centre to the south.
Gebr. Heinemann headquarters by von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp):
photo © Marcus Bredt
Hamburg Walking Tours
Hamburg Architectural Tours can be arranged to meet your group’s needs – our guides can usually accommodate requests to see certain types of buildings such as office buildings, interiors or public realm designs. e-architect are happy to provide basic advice on the key buildings & areas to see in the city in order to prepare a good itinerary.
TV Tower: This is the tallest building in the city and a real landmark, located north west of the city centre, transport required.
Schlump One by J. Mayer H. Architects:
photo : Jan Bitter
Hamburg Architectural Walking Tours
Contact Isabelle Lomholt to arrange your German architectural tour at isabelle(at)e-architect.com or on mob. +44 (0)7952 149814
Payments are required in prior to the architectural tour being finalised.
Hamburg Architecture Walking Tour Reference:
November 2, 2015 12:14
“Hi, We had a great time, and I have received feedback from the others that they liked both the historical and new development areas of the tour! The group picture is attached, I am sorry about the blurriness.
Thank you / vennlig hilsen
Anette Rudshaug, hk arkitekter mnal”
Laeiszhalle – Musikhalle Hamburg: This is the historic Hamburg building is reachable by walking west of the city centre, close to the high-end fashion district.
Elbtower design by David Chipperfield Architects:
image from architecture office
e-architect also organise architecture walking tours in other Northern European cities such as Berlin, Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm, Helsinki, London, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Location: Hamburg, northern Germany, western Europe
North European Building Tour
New Architectural Designs in the City
Hamburg Architectural Tours : Building Photos from the city
Elbphilharmonie – Elbe Philharmonic Concert Hall, HafenCity
Design: Herzog and de Meuron, Switzerland
Elbphilharmonie Building : New music hall on top of 1960s warehouse building
Design: Fritz Höger Architect, Germany
Chilehaus Hamburg building : Modern brick Hamburg building
Niederhafen River Promenade, Niederhafen
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
photograph : Piet Niemann
Niederhafen River Promenade
Niederhafen River Promenade is located at Niederhafen on the Elbe River between St. Pauli Landungsbrücken and Baumwall, the upgraded 625 metre river promenade is integral to the modernisation and reinforcement of the city’s flood protection system.
Hühnerposten Apartments, Schultzweg
Design: Tchoban Voss Architekten
photo © Daniel Sumesgutner
Hühnerposten Apartments in Hamburg
the new 12-storey-high student residence in Hamburg’s central neighbourhood Münzviertel was built as a part of the steadily growing ensemble of five acute buildings. The triangular shape of these buildings is based on a competition winning urban design from 2001 by Meurer Architekten.
Gebr. Heinemann headquarters, Hafencity
Design: von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp)
photo © Marcus Bredt
Gebr. Heinemann headquarters
The extension to the head office of the Gebr. Heinemann trading firm in Hamburg’s HafenCity has been completed to a design by von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp). gmp had won the competition in 2013 and, one year later, started with the construction of the office complex in Hamburg’s Elbquartier; the development blends well with its surroundings in terms of aesthetics and shape.
Empire Riverside Hotel
Design: David Chipperfield Architects, UK / Berlin
Empire Riverside Hotel
S11 – Office Complex Steckelhoern 11
Design: J. MAYER H. Architects, Germany
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