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Architecture in the Limelight

Hamburg to host a "Day of Architecture" on 28 and 29 June 2015. 33 sites to be discovered, 12 guided tours offered to discover the city's heritage and future

On the Day of Architecture, buildings, interiors and open spaces normally closed to the public can be discovered. Also, architects will talk about their latest projects, many not normally accessible, or open their offices to the public. Celebrating its 20-year anniversary, the Hamburg Chamber of Architects joins the national event with 33 open doors and twelve guided tours. All events are listed in a brochure, available fro free at Hamburg’s museums and cultural institutions, HafenCity’s Kesselhaus and at the central info point of the Hamburg summer of architecture at Kunstverein, Klosterwall 23 (Di bis So, 12–18 Uhr). The entire programme can also be downloaded as a PDF at

Free App offers Orientation

The 33 sites opening their doors reflect the city’s diversity: residential and commercial buildings, hospitals and houseboats will be opening their doors along with a furniture market, a cultural centre, a theatre, a bascule bridge, and even a chapel on a graveyard. In addition of the buildings, also twelve thematic tours will be on offer, presenting the World Heritage candidates Speicherstadt and Kontorhausviertel, the City Hof, the former border between Hamburg’s old and new town, Harburg’s inland port, facade design from 1750 to today, the work of architect Rudolf Klophaus, bridges and tunnels of Hamburg’s elevated and underground railway, the Moorburg power plant, and Hamburg’s architecture of today.

All visits and tours are offered free of charge; some events may require prior registration. Planning the visits is made easy with the Day of Architecture’s free app available at Google-Play and Apple’s app store by 17 June 2015.

source and further details:
Hamburgische Architektenkammer,

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