Munich Architecture Tours: Bavarian Walking Guide

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Munich Architecture Tours

Southern Germany Architecture Guides – Exclusive Design Walks in Bavaria tailor made for Groups

post updated 5 February 2023

Contact Isabelle Lomholt for your Bavarian walking guide on [email protected]

Munich Architecture Tour: Exclusive Guided Walks

Our Munich guided tours are all tailored to suit each booking, we do not allow for bookings to be joined. Our guided tours in Bavaria’s capital are all exclusive to each client.

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

Allianz Arena building:
Munich Architecture Tours - Allianz Arena building facade
photo : Ulrich Rossmann-Arup

Munich Walking Tours

Munich Architecture Introduction

Munich is the capital of the German state of Bavaria. It is the third largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg. Munich has a wide range of contemporary architecture.

Major buildings include BMW Welt – Event and Delivery Center by Coop Himmelb(l)au and the Olympic Stadium by Frei Otto – Architect / Engineer with Günter Behnisch.

BMW Welt building design by COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, a world-famous architects studio based in Vienna, Austria:
BMW Welt Munich Event and Delivery Center
photo © Duccio Malagamba

Key recent buildings include Allianz Arena by Herzog & de Meuron Architects with ArupSport and the revitalised Lenbachhaus Museum building by Foster + Partners.

Olympic Stadium, 1972, building engineered by Frei Otto – Architect / Engineer with German architect Günter Behnisch:
Olympiapark Munich building by Frei Otto
photo from AS&P

Munich Architecture Walking Tours

Munich Architectural Tours can focus on traditional or contemporary Bavarian buildings, or both. The Munich Architecture Tour can be an introduction to the city’s main buildings or can fit your group’s interests.

Munich Architecture : key buildings to visit in the city

Baramundi Headquarters, Augsburg Innovation Park, Augsburg, Swabia, Bavaria, southern Germany design by achitects HENN:
Baramundi Headquarters Augsburg Bavaria
photo : Laurian Ghinitoiu
Baramundi Headquarters
HENN’s design combines social and technical performance for the young software company Baramundi. As one of the first pilot projects of Augsburg Innovation Park, the HQ helps strengthen Germany’s position as a driver of technical innovation.

Paulaner Headquarter, München office building design:
Paulaner Headquarter Munich office building
photo : Edzard Probst

We try to accommodate your architectural interests on our Munich Architecture Tours. e-architect can provide information on geographical areas and building types prior to your Bavarian architectural tour. For example a group interested in Munich office buildings can receive basic guidance to allow a tour programme to be agreed prior to their visit to southern Germany.

Taufkirchen School, Bilger Breustedt, building design by Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes:
Taufkirchen School Munich Architecture Tours
image from Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes

Munich Walking Tours

Contact Isabelle Lomholt to arrange your Munich architectural tour on mob. +44 (0)7952 149814 / isabelle(at)e-architect.com

Architecture Tours

e-architect also organise architecture walking tours in other German cities such as Stuttgart, Berlin, Frankfurt, Cologne, and Hamburg. We also offer architectural city walks in other Northern European cities such as Vienna, Copenhagen, Oslo, London, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Location: Munich, Bavaria, Germany

European Building Tours – Selection

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Munich Buildings

Our suggestions of key Bavarian architecture to visit – most important first:

Allianz Arena
Design: Herzog & de Meuron Architects with ArupSport
Allianz Arena Munich

BMW Welt – Event and Delivery Center
Design: Coop Himmelb(l)au
BMW Welt Munich building

Lenbachhaus Museum – building news
Design: Foster + Partners
Lenbachhaus Museum Munich Architecture Tours
photo : Nigel Young
Lenbachhaus Museum

BMW Museum
ATELIER BRÜCKNER GmbH
BMW Museum

Gasteig Cultural Center Building Design
Design: HENN
Gasteig Cultural Center Munich Architectural Tours
image courtesy of architects practice
Gasteig Cultural Centre Munich
HENN’s for the Gasteig Cultural Center proposal transforms it into an open and democractic space whose cultural and educational programs are part of a dynamic exchange—with each other and with the city.

Meiller Gärten, Untermenzinger Strasse
Design: Baumschlager Eberle Architekten
Meiller Gärten Munich Architecture Tours
photo : Meike Hansen
Meiller Gärten, Munich Building
Residential quarter in Munich shows attitude: stringency meets dynamism – Place and Architecture – Baumschlager Eberle Architekten build for the place. This attitude was implemented in a particularly stringent manner with the two building sites (178 apartments in total) in the Meiller Gärten quarter near the Olypiapark.

Siemens Munich Headquarters Architecture Competition
Henning Larsen Architects
Siemens Munich Headquarters Building

Munich Office Buildings

German Architecture

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