AIA Architectural Adventures: Official Travel Program of the American Institute of Architects
Architectural Adventures: Travel with the American Institute of Architects
Architectural Adventures is the official travel program of The American Institute of Architects, specializing in the exploration and appreciation of the world’s architecture. Experts lead immersive small group tours that go well beyond simple sightseeing, giving travelers distinctive and exclusive opportunities to engage with the past, present, and future of building and design in the earth’s great sites and cities. Offering world-class experiences in destinations across the globe, Architectural Adventures is the premier travel provider for architecture enthusiasts and intellectually curious travelers alike.
New 2018 trips include:
Timeless Rome | May 5-12, 2018
From the grandeur of the iconic Colosseum to the contemporary vision exemplified in Renzo Piano’s Parco della Musica Auditorium, trace Rome’s extensive history of its built environment.
Splendors of Eastern Europe | May 8-24, 2018
Discover the stunning and preserved great cities of Warsaw and medieval Krakow, grand Budapest, Old World Bratislava, proud Prague and striking Vienna.
Montreal | May 30-June 3, 2018
Experience Old World charm and New World modernity with a look at the city’s early French and English colonial structural identity.
Along the Rhine River | July 4-12, 2018
Journey through the picturesque towns and historical landmarks of Switzerland, Germany, France, and The Netherlands.
Scandinavia | July 27-August 6, 2018
Enjoy behind the scenes access to award-winning complexes, opera houses, public spaces and cultural centers, learning first hand from architectural influencers, and experience an insider’s look into Scandinavia’s architectural past, present and future.
Bauhaus and Beyond | September 21-30, 2018
Explore one of the world’s most influential schools of design just before it’s 100th birthday.
Detroit | September 25-29, 2018
With stunning early 20th-century mansions, grand Art Deco skyscrapers, and surprising mid-century masterpieces, the Motor City has more to offer than most realize. Learn about how Detroit is rebounding while experiencing the innovative and seminal works of great architects like Daniel Burnham, Cass Gilbert, Philip Johnson, Albert Kahn, Minoru Yamasaki, and Mies van der Rohe along the way.
Vienna | October 1-8, 2018
Brimming with architectural innovation, Vienna stands at the crossroads of Europe. Explore great Viennese architecture from the ancient Stephansdom and creative Secession masterpieces to brand new marvels by Zaha Hadid and Jean Nouvel.
Southwest England | October 7-14, 2018
Travel back in time through perfectly preserved destinations including sites in Windsor, Bristol and Bath.
Cambodia | October 13-23, 2018
From Angkor to Sihanoukville discover Cambodian architecture whose structures continue to provide cultural markers, reminders of greatness, and will provide inspiration for generations to come.
Through Portugal & Northern Spain | October 21-November 6, 2018
Back by popular demand, take an epic journey from Lisbon to Barcelona by way of the seminal cities of the Spanish Pyrenees.
Japan’s Allure | October 27-November 8, 2018
Explore this fascinating land dizzying modernity and rich traditions from Tokyo to Kyoto.
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