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News 2016

12/2016 Sherwin Williams

Incentive travel to Mexico D.F. for Sherwin Williams, private visits and interviews with architects, arch-itineraries and great food at that millennial city. Enjoy the gift!

11/2016 INTBAU 2nd World Congress

One more year INTBAU organizes with Artchitectours the World Congress in London, this year with record of delegates 250 at RIBA. Duque and prime ministers attend, and a reception with the Prince of Wales will be held too. See you next year!

10/2016 Lyon is "On Fire"!

During one month we received 280 people in Lyon from 5 different groups, Lyon is “on the architectural wave” from French and international groups.

9/2016 Trip to Italy – Notre Dame University

One more year the Architecture University travel with us, this time to Italy with a group of 45 people visiting Milan, Venice, Florence and Rome with our architects. An academic trip valid for university credits. Thank you for your relying on us once more!

8/2016 Architecture and construction associations

Several associations of constructors, architects, construction managers, …from France are counting on us for their professional trips to London, Berlin, Bilbao, … in 2016. Thank you and we wish to build a long term relationship!

7/2016 EPA Bordeaux Euroathlantique

We won the public contest to be the official supplier for this public Company for urban planning development in Bordeaux. In our first trip to Berlin with 45 pax we visited Baugruppen, startups, Marzhan District,… all with local meetings. We have several proposals for next year!

6/2016 Anáhuac University Mexico

Architecture Students did an internship at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque Campus, of 15 days with workshops, guided visits grown classes and other educational activities.

5/2016 Social Housing

Different architectural offices from Scandinavia came to Spain on professional trips in order to visit social housing with our architects in Madrid, Malaga, Barcelona and understanding the process barriers that each project had to face…inspiring!

4/2016 Fiera del Mobile de Milano 2015

We brought groups from different countries to the Milan Furniture Fair, like LOEWE, Espaço Casa, … All of them have done our architecture and design trendy tours; eat at good restaurants and wonderful hotels.

3/2016 UCLM to Rome 230 pax

The Universidad Castilla La Mancha travel to Rome on an academic trip, with a very dens visit’s program for 230 people during 3 days, we enjoyed a lot organizing it challenge accomplished!

2/2016 ICEX Miami Ceramics

We receive one more year the group from U.S. traveling to Spain, interested in Ceramics and it’s industry, this year of Toledo. We saw commercial movements during the trip. See you next year!

1/2016 Cardiff University

Organization of the 2 days Seminar in Barcelona for this university, every year the program gets better and receives new collaborations like the MACBA Museum. And thank you for you kind gift!

News 2015

12/2015 Events agency

More than 38 corporations, architecture and engineering offices have relied in Artchitectours to organize their trips, seminars, conferences or activities during 2015 in the countries were we have activity. THANK YOU ALL.

11/2015 Partnership in Iran

Artchitectours travels to Tehran to sign a partnership with the bigger Tour operator in the country. Our brand will be used as the image of the academic trips for Societies, Universities, and Companies in their search of cultural trips related with architecture.

10/2015 Pool, Wellness & SPA Fair

Once more Fira de Barcelona contracted our services in order to organize technical daily visits for the fair visitors within the city. The groups visit interesting equipment installations, interior designs and resolute construction processes during three days.

9/2015 Trip to Chicago - Arquine

The group trip to Chicago of Arquine publication during the Chicago Architecture Biennial was a complete success. Mies, Wright and the Biennial were explosive ingredients with exclusive visits for our group.

8/2015 Smart City Expo – SCA

Launching of the Smart city trip for the Sociedad Colombiana de Arquitectos. The trip includes technical visits like the burning plant or water recycling or waste recycling plants; as well as networking activities.

7/2015 Trip to Medellín CCCB “Piso Piloto”

Following the side activities of the exhibition “Piso Piloto” in the prestigious museum Contemporary Culture Center of Barcelona (CCCB), the museum organizes a trip to Medellin as an example of social integration following the guiding of Jorge Melguizo, Ex Secretary for Cultural affairs of Medellin.

6/2015 Master classes for IESE Business School

Following the series “lessons from the arts” held in the Sagrada Família we will perform its 8th and 9th edition as a part of IESE’s managers professional training, talking about the Architect Gaudi’s as an example of creativity, engager for change and humble personality.

5/2015 Construmat BBB Fair

The organization and preparation of the Construction Fair Construmat in Barcelona began. Guided tours, contests, … are organized together with the Fira de Barcelona. Enjoy the fair!

4/2015 Fiera del Mobile de Milano 2015

The Milan’s Fair organizes, as every year, the largest fair for furniture in the world; with a high reputation among countries like Brasil. This year we prepeared the trip for several Brasilian firms from all over the country.

3/2015 Arquine

Artchitectours and Arquine México signed a collaboration agreement for trips and events,the two agencies are very happy with the partnership that sure will come up with great projects!

2/2015 International Congress INTBAU

The INTBAU association organizes with Artchitectours the 1rst Congress with 150 attendees in the Mithical building of the BMA. Different VIP came to the event like the Duque of Gloucester, and a delegation whent for a reception with the Prince Charles. See you next year!

1/2015 CSTB Séminaire

Organización del seminario de dos días para 50 personas en Nantes para Centre Scientifique du Batiment de Paris.

Conferencias, comidas, cenas, teambuilding y un hotel de primera, éxito asegurado!

News 2014

12/2014 CCCB trip to Medellín

We start the organization toghether with the Museum of COntemporary Culture of Barcelona the preparation of a trip related with one of their expositions Piso Piloto.

The trip will take placve in July 2015

11/2014 Mexico

Artchitectours travels to Mexico D.F. and Puebla, very interesting projects will be born from this trip with the most relevant institutions of the architecture’s world in those cities.

10/2014 Mies Van der Rohe Foundation

For one more year we renew our relationship with the Mies Van der Rohe foundation for their activities in the German Pavillion, toghether for 5 years now!

9/2014 Colombia

Artchitectours travels to Colombia to meet institutions like the Rogelio Salmona Foundation, the Sociedad de Arquitectos, the Universidad Javeriana, Universidad Piloto, etc… the warm welcome was fantastic, we hope to correspond with a high standard performance in our future projects!

8/2014 EIBTM Fair

We are ready to perform in the Fair EIBTM about incentives and incoming services. We participated of the Catalunya stand presenting our workshops with on time demonstrations.

7/2014 Codorníu Raventós Breweries

The bases of the colaboration among Artchitectours and Codorníu are stronger. The fantastic Modernist breweries of the Arch. Josep Puig i Cadafalch will be the scenary of visits, woirkshops and activities related with it’s industrial modernist architecture.

6/2014 Paris

Artchitectours travel to Paris as a supplier of contents for a diverse range of french Tour Operators looking for a product upgrade; à revoir!

05/2014 AIA Communitee on Education in Barcelona.

Artchitectours has collaborated in the coordination of the 2014 AIA CAE Spring Conference: "The Value of Design in Education: Enhancing Learning through Design" which was hosted in Barcelona between April 27 - 30th.

The Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) is part of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

04/2014 New Budgets.

Some Brazilian Universitues have contacted us with very interesting projects on the table: Unirritter, Freevale, Unisinos and Positive. All of them with trips planned with Artchitectours Brazil!

03/2014 Press conferencie in New York.

We organized a press conference in ENIT Manhattan NYC to introduce our new range of trips for the US market: “Only Pack Once” with Pro. Arch. Barry Goldsmith as our ambassador. U.S. market "Pack Only Once" with Prof. Barry Goldsmith Arch as a companion.

02/2014 Artchitectours corporate trip to France.

During our trip with our corporate partner in France we have organized an evening with architect Myriam Scwarken Paris to present our agency, with a wine tasting and the presentation of our destinations included. We were also in Marne la Vallée, École Boulle, Cite de l'Architecture, etc ... What a journey!

01/2014 New partners. We're growing!

We welcome two new Artchitectours partners: Venezuela and Colombia!

Through its effort we are looking forward to working with prestigious organizations in the two Latin American countries and keep growing to continue spreading architecture, urban design and landscaping.

 

News 2013

12/2013 Second time selected by AIA!

The American Institute of Architecture has chosen us for organizing the Spring Conference of the Committee on Architecture for Education in Barcelona next April 2014.

11/2013 Artchitectours International. Mexico.

Artchitectours starts in Mexico and opens a new site about guided architectural tours in Mexican cities: www.artchitectours.com.mx.

With this new website, Artchitectours consolidates in more than 8 countries around the world as a travel, tours and events architecture agency.

09/2013 Artchitectours International. France.

New website for guided tours by architects and incoming services in France: www.artchitectours.fr. Paris, Marseille and Lyon are just some of the cities where our architects will guide you so you can discover all the architectural works by the best architects.

08/2013 Arranged trips Summer season.

During this summer we have organized ​​trips to Berlin and Bauhaus, Finland, Spain, Madrid, Bilbao, Barcelona, Brasilia (Brazil), Dubai and Qatar, and we are preparing more destinations as Chicago, India, Italy, Switzerland, France, Argentina, Peru etc..

07/2013 Artchitectours International. Brazil.

We have increased our presence in Brazil, with guided tours by architects and receptive agency service in the country. www.architectours.com.br

This way we complement our architecture travel service that we developed 2 years ago so succesfully:

www.viagensarquitetura.com

06/2013 Artchitectours International. U.S.

We also inaugurate our service in the United Stats with support from important partners in the country. The new site: www.artchitectours.us

05/2013 Artchitectours International. U.K.

Launching the service in the U.K. and our new site: www.artchitectours.uk

We will start with the logistics of the AA Visiting School in Bilbao!

04/2013 New members in Artchitectours.

We incorporate the new head of Artchitectours in Brazil. Andrea is a Brazilian architect based in Spain for five years.

We also incorporate the new head of Communications and Internet. Irene brings new ideas and highly motivation.

03/2013 New internal management tool CRM.

Implementation of the new intranet in the company that will help us optimizing efforts and projects, as well as getting a better organization of our team of international collaborators.

02/2013 Agreement with worldwide Touroperator TUI.

TUI will start marketing and selling Architectours packages with architectural theme and led by architects. The programs have the duration of 2 days.

01/2013 Workshop in Barcelona for teachers of architecture from Brazil.

Talks with featured architects in urban planning of the city, guided tours around the port, train station, works visits, meetings with architectural offices, etc. a 8 day intensive program in the city with certification and delivery of certificates to the teachers of San Luís Potosí (Brazil).

News 2012 - 2011

12/2012 Organization of Pecka Kucha Night Girona.

There is not such a better way to celebrate the clousure of the year than assisting the nonprofit festive event Pecka Kucha Night in Girona. Architectours was the host of the event. We had a great time with interesting and relevant presentations that made a wonderful evening.

11/2012 AIA convention comitee on Design in Seville.

More than 120 people attended the exclusive activities in the Alcázares, or the Metrosol Parador, with talks by 10 architects and historians such as Antonio Cruz and Guillermo Vázquez Consuegra. According to the Director Mike Mense "Surpassed our expectations".

10/2012 Organized trip to Chicago, Taliesin, Racine, Pittsburgh and Waterfall House.

Open trip to Chicago to admire the Works of Frank Lloyd Wright, Mies van der Rohe and other modern architects and its contemporary architecture.

09/2012 Technal hire our services to organize your incentive trip to Bilbao.

Best Technal customers spent five unforgettable days in Bilbao, with complete visits of the city, its food, a guided tour to the wineries and a talk with architect Patxi Mangado in his study.

08/2012 We will be organizing the annual convention for The American Institute of Architects in Seville in November, with 150 attendees.

The AIA will be in Seville for seven days, holding events in the Metrosol and Alcazar umbrellas, Dinner on the ferry, etc... Cruz Ortiz and Vazquez Consuegra will give lectures and professors of the university will be involved in the new goals of the convention. An extra 2 days at Granada and Cordoba and another 3 days in Morocco are also part of the planned activities.

 

07/2012 The ASBEA Brazil will be touring 3D simulation with Artchitectours in June.

The ASBEA directors will be in Barcelona, Lisbon and London visiting the main technological hubs in this area. The president and vice president confirmed participation in the trip.

 

06/2012 Artchitectours won the competition launched by the COAC for Itinerary routes in Barcelona.

Services will start in August and include visits upon request as well as visits with scheduled departures. There are 3 routes, each with 3 times per week.

 

05/2012 New agreements to manage visits to buildings of architectural interest.

Agreements with the Mies van der Rohe foundation, Comercial Centre of Las Arenas and the Mediatic Building (Cloud 9) all three in Barcelona.

 

04/2012 Agreement to publicize with Barcelona Tourism to promote our products

Barcelona turisme publicizes via web and at all points of information in the city pamphlets and posters can be found showing our scheduled departure tours.

 

03/2012 Official supplier of Notre Dame University of Beiruth (Lebanon)

The Department of Architecture at the University of Beirut UND hires Artchitectours for all their typs, the first having been during Easter of 2012 in Spain. Next, Italy 11/2012

 

02/2012 Signed distribution agreement with aA (Association of Architects)

The agreement provides for the dissemination of Artchitectours trips and activities and the preparation of activities of the aA.

 

01/2012 One more year ETSAB travels with us!

Graduate students rely on Artchitectours another year to his end of term trip. This year the destination is Berlin.

 

10/2011 Norwegian Macro construction company Asplan Viak visits Barcelona with Artchitectours

The company has celebrated their convention in Barcelona with visits scheduled with Artchitectours throughout their stay. More than 400 of its employees enjoyed our guide-architects for 4 days. on 2011 they also relayed on us for their meeting in Madrid.

 

09/2011 Activities for Arquinset of FAD.

On the occasion of the architecture week we organize 1 day getaways in collaboration with ArquinFAD in the context of Arquiset activities.

 

08/2011 New collaboration with the College of Architects of Jaen.

Organization of the last business trip to Berlin and Dessau with 43 asistentres from COAJaén in August 2011.

 

07/2011 Commercial Missions for the College of Architects of Catalonia.

During 2011 COAC has relied on our services for the organization of commercial missions of the college to Chile, Poland, Brazil and Denmark.

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