June 2024

COMMITTED TO OFFSETTING OUR CO2 FOOTPRINT

By |2024-07-02T13:35:24+02:00June 12th, 2024|Blog, C02 Footprint, RSC|

Artchitectours is an agency committed to the environment and the compensation of the CO2 Footprint. On each trip we calculate the approximate value of the estimated carbon emissions so that travelers can compensate, if they wish, mitigating the effects of climate change, with a donation to one of our partners. We collaborate with the [...]

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May 2024

ZEITZ MOCAA, ONE OF THE MOST UNUSUAL MUSEUMS IN AFRICA

By |2024-05-28T17:41:13+02:00May 28th, 2024|Blog, Cape Town, Museum|

Zeitz MOCAA, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Cape Town, designed by Heatherwick Studio, is one of the most unusual museums on the African continent. The project uses a 1920s ensemble: a package of 42 silo towers, a grain distribution unit and a tower. For the atrium of the new museum, the architects cut [...]

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March 2024

THE MUNCH MUSEUM IN OSLO, FINALIST FOR THE MIES VAN DER ROHE AWARD 2024

By |2024-05-28T18:12:28+02:00March 28th, 2024|Blog, Oslo|

The Munch Museum in Oslo, by Estudio Herreros, selected as a finalist for the Mies Van der Rohe Award 2024. The 40 shortlisted works for the Mies Van der Rohe Award 2024, the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture, have been published. Among the finalists is the Munch Museum by Estudio Herreros. The Spanish [...]

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RABAT, CAIRO AND CASABLANCA COMPETE FOR AFRICA’S TALLEST TOWER

By |2024-03-28T18:32:10+02:00March 28th, 2024|Blog, Morocco|

Cairo, Rabat and Casablanca, among other African cities, are competing to build the tallest tower in Africa. In the 20th century, only a handful of major financial and commercial centres had tall skyscrapers, including Cairo, Johannesburg, Lagos and Nairobi. Since the 2000s, skyscrapers have been built in many other African cities, including Cairo, Rabat, [...]

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August 2023

PROSPECTING TRIP: Pacific Northeast of United States and Canada

By |2023-08-17T18:23:02+02:00August 17th, 2023|Blog, Canada, Prospection, Trips, United States|

In preparation for the architectural trip we have organized for an association of architects from Lion, next October and the next one we will program on July 2024 (open for registrations), in Artchitectours we made a prospective trip to see some of the buildings to be visited in the Pacific Northeast of USA and [...]

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July 2023

Artchitectours is a Continuing Program Provider for the AIA (The American Institute of Architects)

By |2023-07-20T16:25:07+02:00July 11th, 2023|Blog, Education, tours, Trips|

We are now a continuing education provider for the AIA (The American Institute of Architects), the American Institute of Architects. This means that from now on Artchitectours' architectural trips and tours, will be endorsed by the AIA's Continuing Education Programs, and therefore, architects who take our architectural trips and tours will be able to [...]

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May 2023

EXHIBITION ABOUT COMMUNITY URBAN SPACE IN COPENHAGEN

By |2023-05-18T12:57:09+02:00May 18th, 2023|Blog, congress, Copenhaguen, Europe, Exhibition|

Since January 2023, Copenhagen is the UNESCO World Capital of Architecture. The DANISH ARCHITECTURE CENTRE opens its doors to a large and beautiful exhibition, the central theme of which is our community in urban space. Many people think that architecture can be a bit dry and boring and that it is only for a small [...]

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August 2022

THE LINE, THE FUTURE METROPOLI WITHOUT CARS NOR STREETS IN SAUDI ARABIA

By |2022-08-05T16:09:15+02:00August 4th, 2022|Blog, News, Saudi arabia|

The project is based on the idea of a city surrounded by mirrors, completely efficient and intelligent, without cars or streets in the middle of nowhere. This vast Middle Eastern country has launched one of its most ambitious plans: The Line, a huge linear metropolis 200 meters wide and 170 kilometers long, above sea [...]

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June 2022

THE MUSEUM CENTER IN JYVÄSKYLÄ, FINLAND, WILL BE NAMED AALTO2

By |2022-06-07T16:14:51+02:00June 7th, 2022|Blog, Finland, News|

JYVÄSKYLÄ'S NEW MUSEUM CENTER WILL BE CALLED AALTO2 The name Aalto2 has been chosen for the new museum center being built in the Ruusupuisto district of Jyväskylä, Finland. The name describes two adjacent buildings designed by architect Alvar Aalto: The Alvar Aalto Museum (1971-1973, left) and the Museum of Central Finland (1956-1961, 1991, right). [...]

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June 2019

THE NATIONAL THEATER OF LIMA

By |2019-06-14T13:43:50+02:00June 14th, 2019|Blog, Lima|

Lima has historical theaters of great importance, however, lacked a theater with contemporary dimensions and equipment to receive montages of operas, dance and symphony orchestras with international excellence level. In order to carry out the Gran Teatro Nacional del Perú, the respective studies and the architectural program were made, having as a requirement a [...]

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