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Porto Architecture Tours

Porto Architecture Guides – Exclusive Building Walks in Portugal tailor made for Groups

post updated 29 June 2021

Porto Walking Tours

Contact for your architectural guide: isabelle(at)e-architect.com

Porto Architecture Tour: Exclusive Guided Walks – can be combined with Lisbon (and Madrid!).

Our Oporto guided tours are tailored to suit each booking. e-architect guided tours in Portugal are exclusive to each client.

If you are planning an office trip, a conference, or university visit in Northern Portugal please contact Isabelle at e-architect.

Porto Apartment Building – ‘Living Foz’ on Porto Architecture Tour:
Living Foz apartments on Porto Architecture Tour
image from the architect

Porto Architecture – Introduction

Oporto is one of two major cities in Portugal – alongside Lisbon – and is located towards the north of the country. Famous architects with buildings in the city include Alvaro Siza (various buildings) and Rem Koolhaas / OMA (Casa da Música).

Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology in Lisbon, designed by AL_A, architects – MAAT shortlisted for 2017 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award. The first phase was designed by the architecture practice headed by Stirling Prize-winning architect Amanda Levete:
image from the architect

Other key architects with work in Porto include dEMM arquitectura, AVA – Atelier Veloso Arquitectos, Regino Cruz Architect and Pedra Silva Architects.

Vodafone Building by Barbosa & Guimarães, architects:
Vodafone Building on Porto Architecture Tour
image © Barbosa & Guimarães

Oporto Architecture Walking Tours

Oporto Architecture Tours can focus on whatever buildings your group wishes to visit. We can provide basic advice ahead of your Oporto architecture tour such as which are the key buildings or a list of say the best contemporary interiors. We are happy to assist with your programme but we don’t arrange travel to the Portugal. Advice on hotels, restaurants and travel are only by special arrangement.

Porto Buildings : major architecture in Oporto

Porto Architecture Tour Reference

On behalf of MSMR I’d like to thank you for giving us such a wonderful tour.

Porto Architecture Walking Tour

The both of you were fountains of knowledge and my colleagues had nothing but positive things to say! I really enjoyed myself too so thank you again!

Obrigada, Danielle Mittee, for MSMR Architects, 23 October 2017

Oporto Walking Tours

Contact our travel office to arrange your Oporto tour: isabelle(at)e-architect.com / mob. +44 (0)7952 149814

Casa da Musica Building design by celebrated architects OMA
Casa da Musica, Oporto building by OMA
photo by Phillipe Ruault

Architecture Tours

Other than Porto e-architect organise architecture walking tours in Lisbon, Portugal. We also offer city walks in other West European cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, Paris and London.

Lisbon Architecture Walking Tours

Note – Oporto is often translated as Porto in English.

Porto Architecture

Vidago Palace Spa
Design: Álvaro Siza Vieira, architect
Vidago Palace Spa Porto

Carlos Ramos Pavilion, School of Architecture of Porto
Design: Álvaro Siza Vieira, architect
Carlos Ramos Pavilion Porto

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Oporto architect Álvaro Siza Vieira was educated at the University of Porto School of Architecture – Escola de Belas Artes. Later in his career he went on to teach at the Oporto School of Architecture, Portugal. Alvaro Siza Architects have had a design studio in Porto since 1954.

More photos from architectural trip by MSMR Architects in 2017
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