Oxford Architecture Tours: Walking Guide

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Oxford Architecture Tours

English Architecture Guides – Exclusive Building Walks in South East England tailor made for Groups

page updated 24 Feb 2019

Oxford Walking Tours

Contact us for a walking guide in the city on isabelle(at)e-architect.co.uk

Oxford Architecture Tour: Exclusive Guided Walks

Blavatnik School of Government Oxford Building by Swiss architectsHerzog & de Meuron:
Blavatnik School of Government, by Herzog & de Meuron
photo : Iwan Baan

Oxford Architecture Tours

Our Oxford guided tours are all tailored to suit each booking, we do not allow for bookings to be joined. Our guided tours in South East England are all exclusive to each client. these city walks can be combined with visits to Cambridge and London – each about an hour away by bus – where e-architect also have guides.

Contact e-architect to assist your office trip, conference, or university trip to Oxfordshire.

Investcorp Building Saint Antony’s College by Zaha Hadid Architects:
Investcorp Building
photo © Luke Hayes

Oxford – Introduction

Oxford is located in the south of England, about an hour’s drive northwest from London.

The most important new Oxford building from the recent decades is the Ashmolean Museum by Rick Mather Architects.

The Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre, Worcester College, Oxford by Niall McLaughlin Architects
The Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre
photo © Keith Barnes

Key recent buildings that are well worth a visit include St. John’s College Building by MJP Architects, St Antony’s College Gateway Building by Bennetts Associates and Somerville College Accommodation by Niall McLaughlin Architects. Saint Antony’s College Middle East Centre by Zaha Hadid Architects will be an attraction soon (not complete at time of writing).

Significant 20th Century Oxford architecture can be found in The Florey Building at Queen’s College by James Stirling and the St Catherine’s College buildings by Danish architect Arne Jacobsen.

New Library, The Queen’s College, Oxford by MICA Architects
New Library
photo © Jim Stephenson

Other key architects with work in the city include Powell & Moya Architects – at Brasenose College, and Christ Church College and Giles Gilbert Scott – the New Bodleian Library. All these feature on our Oxford Architecture Tours.

This historic English city is famous for its old and distinguished University. Like its twin city Cambridge it has much brilliant historic and contemporary architecture. Oxford is set at the junction of the River Isis and Thames.

Ashmolean Museum Building:
Oxford Architecture
photo © Richard Bryant/ Arcaid

Oxford Architecture Walking Tours

Oxford Architecture Tours can focus on traditional or contemporary buildings or mix of the two. The Oxford Architecture Tour is typically an introduction to the city’s main buildings but it can be tailored to your group’s interests if you provide information to us in good time. We are usually able accommodate your group’s specific needs and architectural interests on our Oxford Architecture Tours.

Oxford Architecture Tour : major buildings in this city

St. Catherine’s College in Oxford restored by architects Purcell:
St Catherines College in Oxford
image courtesy of architecture office

Oxford Walking Tours

Contact e-architect to book your Oxford architectural tour on mob. +44 (0)7952 149814 or isabelle(at)e-architect.co.uk

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e-architect also organise architecture walking tours in other English cities such as Cambridge, London, Birmingham, Manchester and Sheffield.

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Oxford Architecture Tours – photos from a recent visit to this university city.




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Contemporary Oxford Architecture

St. John’s College Oxford
Design: MJP Architects

Student Accommodation Oxford
Design: Niall McLaughlin Architects

St Antony’s College Building Oxford
Design: Bennetts Associates

University of Oxford Biochemistry Building
Design: HawkinsBrown

Oxford Boathouse

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