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Porto Architecture Tours
Porto Architecture Guides – Exclusive Building Walks in Portugal tailor made for Groups
post updated 10 Mar 2020
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:
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:
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.
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
photo by Phillipe Ruault
Note – Oporto is often translated as Porto in English.
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Vidago Palace Spa
Design: Álvaro Siza Vieira architect
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Carlos Ramos Pavilion, School of Architecture of Porto
Design: Álvaro Siza Vieira, architect
Carlos Ramos Pavilion Porto
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.
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