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Washington DC Architecture Walking Tours

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page updated Aug 12, 2017

Washington DC Walking Tours

Contact us for your walking guides in Washington DC on +44 1620 825722 / 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 please contact us and 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.

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.

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

1730 Pennsylvania Avenue, designed by Krueck & Sexton
1730 Pennsylvania Avenue Building
photo © Anice Hoachlander

Washington Union Station Building designed by HOK
Washington Union Station Building
image courtesy of Amtrak

Washington Convention Center designed by Foster + Partners
Washington Convention Center
image : Foster + Partners

Newseum Washington DC, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue designed by Polshek Partnership with Ralph Appelbaum Associates
Newseum Washington DC
picture : Eric Taylor © EricTaylorPhoto.com

1100 First Street designed by Krueck & Sexton with Gensler
1100 First Street
photo : Krueck+Sexton

Smithsonian Institute – Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard designed by Foster + Partners
Smithsonian Institute
photo : Nigel Young / Foster + Partners

Swiss Embassy Washington DC building designed by Steven Holl Architects
Swiss Embassy Washington DC
photo © Andy Ryans from Steven Holl Architects

The Capitol Washington DC, Capitol Hill, by architects Thornton; Hallet; Latrobe; Bulfinch
United States Capitol
Model by Timothy Richards, Bath, England

U.S. Capitol Visitor Center designed by RTKL:
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
photo © Maxwell MacKenzie


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A recent building proposal in the US capital city – Carnegie Library Apple Store Building designed by Foster + Partners Architects:
Apple Retail Store at Carnegie Library of Washington D.C. | www.e-architect.co.uk
image Courtesy of architects

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