Porto Architecture Tours: Oporto Walking Guide

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Porto Architecture Tours

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

post updated 21 Aug 2018

Porto Walking Tours

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

Porto Architecture Tour: Exclusive Guided Walks

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 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!

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Danielle Mittee, for MSMR Architects, 23 October 2017

Living Foz apartments 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 country. Advice on hotels, restaurants and travel are only by special arrangement.

Porto Architecture Tours : major buildings in Oporto

Oporto Walking Tours

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

Architecture Tours

Other than Porto, e-architect organise architecture walking tours in other West European cities such as Barcelona, Glasgow, Madrid and Paris.

Architecture Walking Tours

Note – Oporto is often translated as Porto in English

Map of Oporto:

To see all listed projects on a single map please follow this link.

Portuguese Architecture

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Architecture Designs in Portugal – chronological list

Oporto, situated in the north of Portugal, famous for connection to Alvaro Siza.

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Porto Architecture

Casa da Música
Design: Rem Koolhaas Architects
Casa da Música
photo by Charlie Koolhaas, Courtesy of Office for Metropolitan Architecture

Porto Concert Hall Building

Vidago Palace Spa
Design: Álvaro Siza Vieira architect
Vidago Palace Spa
photo : Nelson Garrido

Vidago Palace Spa

Vodafone Building, Porto
Design: Barbosa & Guimarães, architects
Vodafone Building Porto
image © Barbosa & Guimarães

Vodafone Building

Living Foz
Design: dEMM arquitectura
Living Foz apartments
image from the architect

Porto Apartment Building

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

Carlos Ramos Pavilion Porto

Portuguese Architecture

Portugal Buildings

Portuguese Architecture Studios

Oporto architect : Alvaro Siza
Leça Swimming Pools
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Alvaros Siza 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. Alvaros Siza Architects have had a design studio in Porto since 1954.

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