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We guide you to some of the world's best architecture. Architecture-oriented travel guides, blog posts and travel tips from architects.

September 22, 2014 /

Travel guide: Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan

With its 32 million inhabitants, Tokyo is by far the biggest metropolis of the developed world. However, it is not necessarily its size as much as its relentless pace and extraordinary capability to adapt to new conditions that makes the city so unique. Like Kenzo Tange and his fellow Metabolists famously noted, Tokyo has the appearance of a sophisticated organism with a highly developed metabolism, constantly modifying its own urban fabric.

August 18, 2014 /

Travel guide: Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China

In Hong Kong, Chinese for 'fragrant harbor', visitors are immediately taken: The city’s location on the water, the high mountains and the narrow urban strip in between, causing its forced drive into the sky, have led to the development of the most breathtaking skyline in the world.

Tama Art University Library. Exterior view from the north-east. Photo by Iwan Baan
August 11, 2014 /

10 Libraries Worth Visiting

The library is fighting for its survival. The digital revolution has struck a hard blow to the library's historic status of being the only place of accumulated knowledge. Luckily, a number of contemporary projects seem determined in wanting to ensure the continued relevance of the library as an institution and societal focal point.

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