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  • Places to visit and ideas to explore – fascinating architecture brought to you by beautiful photography, 360 views, video clips and expert writing. A magazine app for travellers keen to experience the best places for architecture – download the app to access all issues

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Fondation Louis Vuitton rooftop, Paris, designed by Frank Gehry, installation Adrián Villar Rojas                  CLICK IMAGE TO LAUNCH

Royal Academy, London, Ai Weiwei retrospective 2015, installation ’Straight’ in the great hall                               CLICK IMAGE TO LAUNCH

Serpentine Summer Pavilion 2015, Kensington Gardens, London, designed by SelgasCano                                CLICK IMAGE TO LAUNCH

 
  • Magazine

  • Latest issue is dedicated to the architecture of Frank Gehry. Expert observations, photography exploring formal flamboyance, interviews and a panoramic view to open up the meaning of Gehry’s designs. Download the Grand Tour app to access the issues.

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Selected articles

Zaha Hadid on materials and her methods for design Zaha Hadid on materials and her methods for design
  • Zaha Hadid on materials and her methods for design

  • Another award, the RIBA Royal Gold Medal, for Zaha  - Q&A on the perfect pool and the importance of public space   How do you familiarize yourself with the location before the design process and in what ways do you take the surrounding area into account in the actual d[...]
Hal Foster on Gehry and disrupted modernist geometries Hal Foster on Gehry and disrupted modernist geometries
  • Hal Foster on Gehry and disrupted modernist geometries

  • SPECIAL ISSUE ON FRANK GEHRY Influenced primarily by Richard Neutra, the Austrian émigré who also practised in the area, Gehry gradually turned a modernist idiom into a funky sort of LA vernacular. He did so mostly in domestic architecture through an innovative use of cheap ma[...]
Frank Gehry - shared ideas and inspirations Frank Gehry - shared ideas and inspirations
  • Frank Gehry - shared ideas and inspirations

  • SPECIAL ISSUE - FRANK GEHRY - Artist Tony Berlant talks about his friendship with Frank Gehry and the 1960s LA art scene “All these art scenes are small circles usually, it certainly was in Los Angeles,” Tony Berlant recalls. “I don’t know the exact date I first met Frank, but[...]
 
  • City guides

  • These guides are for travellers to help discover some of the best places for architecture. Covering different styles and periods our selection provides a view of history through the buildings, as well as hotels, shops and restaurants with cultural significance. Tips from local experts and an offline map to help you navigate and make the most of each place.
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ContributorsGrand Tour is made with a team of international writers , journalists and photographers

Danica Kus
  • Danica Kus

  • Photographer based in Brussels with a special interest in architecture. Her series on three key buildings by Gehry is featured in issue-1- 2015. See website
Suzanne Strum
  • Suzanne Strum

  • Architect, professor and writer originally from New York. Suzanne Strum has been based in Barcelona for twenty years in El Born and wrote about the key sites of the area.
Tuomas Uusheimo
  • Tuomas Uusheimo

  • Tuomas Uusheimo is a photographer based in Berlin and specialising in architecture, urbanism and design, who took the cover image on our Helsinki guide. See website
Iwan Baan
  • Iwan Baan

  • Iwan Baan is a Dutch photographer with a passion for architecture, who shoot the Venice Biennale views and De Rotterdam featured in Issue2-14. See website
 
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