Far from the cliché image of the Parisian village, the French capital and its periphery possess a concentration of exceptional contemporary buildingsBienvenue à Paris!
Paris is the densest city in Europe. Over the past decade Paris and its surrounding region have gained a remarkable number of new buildings or projects by some of the best-known architects from around the world: Jean Nouvel, Dominique Perrault, Frédéric Borel, Frank Gehry, Toyo Ito, Jakob+McFarlane, Herzog & De Meuron...
We offer customized group tours to architecture, art, urban planning and design in Paris guided by architects. We can also organize accomodation and transport and make reservations at restaurants and cafés. Tours are available in English, French, German and Spanish.
Catherine Haas Adler
Catherine Haas Adler is an architect and a freelance architecture curator and researcher for various cultural institutions in Paris. Catherine has worked in France, Ireland, and in the United States. For five years, she was appointed as a curator at the Pavillon de l’Arsenal, the city architecture center of Paris where she acquired an intimate knowledge of the architectural history of the city. She holds a MA in Cultural Heritage Studies from the University College London, as well as an engineering degree in architecture from the RWTH in Aachen, Germany. She speaks fluent French, English and German.
Image creditsImage 5: Musée du quai Branly. Vue extérieure du bâtiment Musée, les " boîtes scénographiques ". Septembre 2007., Image 7: aménagement de la zac cardinet - 75017 paris, Image 8: aménagement de la zac cardinet - 75017 paris, Image 9: Université Paris Diderot © Paris Tourist Office - Photographe : Amélie Dupont