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Washington DC Architecture Walking Tours
United States of America Capital Architecture Guides – Exclusive US Architectural Walks tailor made for Groups
post updated August 11, 2021
Washington DC Walking Tours
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Washington DC Architecture Tour: Exclusive Guided Walks
Our Washington, D.C. guided tours are all tailored to suit each booking, we do not allow for bookings to be joined. Our guided tours in the USA capital city are all exclusive to each client.
Should you be planning an office trip, a conference, or university trip we would be glad to take your booking.
A recent major building in the US capital city – National Museum of African American History and Culture Building designed by architects Freelon Adjaye Bond Smith Group:
image courtesy Freelon Adjaye Bond Smith Group
Washington, D.C. Architecture – Introduction
Key buildings to see in the city include the world-famous Smithsonian Institution, with its renewal by UK architecture firm Foster + Partners, the US Capitol building, Newseum and the Carnegie Library.
Apple Retail Store at Carnegie Library design by Foster + Partners Architects:
image Courtesy of architects
Also worthy of consideration are visits to British Embassy by architect Edwin Lutyens, Corcoran Gallery & School of Art by Frank Gehry, German Embassy by Egon Eiermann, the Holocaust Museum by Ralph Applebaum, United States Institute of Peace Headquarters by Moshe Safdie Architects, United States Supreme Court, US Institute of Peace on The Mall by architect Moshe Safdie.
The U.S. Capitol Dome Restoration, Capitol Hill, renewal design by Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA with Architect-of-record Hoffman Architects:
photograph courtesy of U.S. Capitol
The Capitol Washington DC, building design by architects Thornton; Hallet; Latrobe; Bulfinch
Also worth a visit is the Vietnam Veterans Memorial designed by Maya Lin and completed in 1982.
Washington DC Architecture Designs – recent buildings
St. Elizabeths East Gateway Pavilion – G8WAY DC, Ward 8, Congress Heights Neighborhood, designed by Davis Brody Bond Architects and Planners
photo from architects
Smithsonian Institute – Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard designed by Foster + Partners
Newseum Washington DC, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue designed by Polshek Partnership with Ralph Appelbaum Associates
Washington Convention Center designed by Foster + Partners
Swiss Embassy Washington DC building designed by Steven Holl Architects
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center designed by RTKL
US Building Tours
Corcoran School of the Arts & Design at GW, 500 17th St NW
Design: LEO A DALY, Architects
photo © LEO A DALY
The 19th Century Beaux-Arts Flagg Building is now a state-of-the-art environment for arts education and exhibition.
Website: Visit Washington, D.C.
Neighbouring State/Country Architecture to Washington DC
Buildings / photos for the Washington DC Architecture Walking Tours page welcome