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Free virtual tours by Guiding Architects

Virtual architectural tours by Guiding Architects

From January 29 to February 12 2021, Guiding Architects is once again offering a series of free virtual architectural tours. We take you to Copenhagen, Paris and Rotterdam and present urban strategies around sustainability.

The cultural tips from Prof. Winking

Where do Hamburg’s architects prefer to go? What is also recommendable away from the big attractions? This month the cultural tips from Prof. Winking.

The cultural tips from Jo Landwehr

Where do Hamburg’s architects prefer to go?What is also recommendable away from the big attractions? This month the cultural tips from Jo Landwehr.

New regulation for the visit of Elbphilharmonie Plaza

Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Elbphilharmonie Plaza

New regulation for the visit of Elbphilharmonie Plaza: from September 1, 2018 only certified guides and their groups are allowed to visit the Plaza. Of course, some guides from a-tour have already passed the examination with flying colours and received the certificate.

The Fontenay

The Fontany

The new luxury hotel “The Fontenay”, located directly on the Outer Alster, opened its doors in mid-March for the first hotel guests. The five-star superior hotel designed by Störmer Murphy and Partners has been built over the past four years on the site of the former InterContinental Hotel, a unique site on the banks of the Hamburg Außenalster.

The Elbtower – a unique high-rise

The Elbtower

The Hamburg Elbtower will be a powerful culmination to HafenCity development and at the same time a curtain-raiser for the entrée to inner-city Hamburg. Following the design by David Chipperfield Architects, SIGNA Prime Selection AG will implement the project. The construction could get under way 2021, with opening in 2025 or 2026.

Plans for new suburb Grasbrook in Hamburg announced


Plans for a new Grasbrook suburb, opposite the eastern HafenCity, were announced in HafenCity University. The suburb will form a bridge to the Elbe islands and make the district of Veddel more inclusive. The plans foresee 6.000 apartments, 16.000 workplaces, shopping facilities, primary schools and nurseries.

Architectural tour program 2017

Best of Brazil

Our new Architectural tour program 2017 has just been released. This year we offer trips to Valencia, Calpe and Benidorm as well as “best of Brasil”.

Elbphilharmonie Plaza

The Elbphilharmonie Plaza proving tourist magnet in first four months – 1 million mark broken 111 days after opening.