Washington DC Architecture Tours

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Washington DC Architecture Walking Tours

United States of America Capital Architecture Guides – Exclusive US Architectural Walks tailor made for Groups

page updated Feb 20, 2019

Washington DC Walking Tours

Contact us for your walking guides in Washington DC: isabelle(at)e-architect.co.uk

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:
National Museum of African American History & Culture
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:
Apple Retail Store at Carnegie Library of Washington D.C. | www.e-architect.co.uk
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: Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA ; Architect-of-record: Hoffman Architects
U.S. Capitol Dome Restoration
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
St. Elizabeths East Gateway Pavilion Washington DC
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




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