Guided architectural tours
FLC is pleased to offer private Barcelona architectural tours designed by Rafael Gómez-Moriana, a Spanish-Canadian architecture critic. Rafael teaches and writes in international design magazines such as The Architectural Review, Mark, Frame, and Azure.
The tours are thematic, each one focussing on a specific period of Barcelona’s rich architectural and urban history.
GROUP SIZE —For groups up to 8 people.
LANGUAGES —Tours are conducted in English or Spanish.
DURATION —Approximately 4 hours in duration, and involve walking as well as public transportation (or taxi in the case of very small groups).
Customized Barcelona Architecture tours, such as a cycling tour of Barcelona architecture, can be designed for you upon request. Please contact us
Medieval Barcelona Tour
A walking tour of the Medieval monuments of Barcelona’s historical city centre in which not only churches such as Santa María del Mar are visited and explained, but also Catalan Civil Gothic works such as the former shipyards or the Santa Creu hospital.
Rationalist Barcelona Tour
Early to mid-20th century works by Modernist architects such as Mies, Sert, Coderch, Sostres, Bonet, Moragas and others who used concrete, glass and steel to create structures that were socially, technologically and artistically progressive, and which participated, through avant-garde media, in an emerging global discussion of architecture and urbanism.
Olympic Barcelona Tour
Architecture, infrastructure, public space and landscape works from the Olympic era that exhibit the plurality of creative approaches taken by architects such as Miralles & Pinós, Meier, Viaplana & Piñon, Martínez Lapeña & Torres, Bofill, Moneo, or Bohigas; works which contributed to a post-industrial urban transformation that made Barcelona world-famous and set an example for other cities to follow.
Contemporary Barcelona Tour
Architecture, infrastructure, public space and landscape works completed since the start of the 21st century in Barcelona, including computer-generated fabrications and recently refurbished heritage by local and international figures such as Jordi Badia, Josep Llinás, RCR, Cloud 9, Mateo, Nouvel, Rogers, Herzog & de Meuron, Garcés – de Seta – Bonet, or Flores & Prats.
A tour according to your specific interest, where we can visit works from different periods.
——- Rafael Gómez-Moriana