The Phaidon Architecture Travel Guide is the essential tool for architectural professionals or any traveller who wants to discover contemporary architecture in detail while abroad. The guide profiles over 1,500 buildings from all over the world, including every building type, from small single houses, cafes and wineries, to museums and airports.

Each project has been carefully selected by an expert industry panel, with input from over 150 specialist advisors from every geographical region.

Easy to navigate and search by building type, architect or location, the Phaidon Architecture Travel Guide provides the ideal companion to discovering global and local architecture trends on the go.

This travel companion allows you to:

  • Browse by location, project, practice and type
  • Filter by region, practice and type on the interactive map to find the project you are most interested in
  • Recommend projects on Facebook, Twitter, email and text
  • Bookmark your favourites to build a personal collection

With over 1,500 projects to choose from across 840 practices the Phaidon Architecture Travel Guide is the perfect guide for the traveller with a keen eye for architecture.

Phaidon Architecture Travel Guide


'For anyone wishing to see modern wonders on his travels as well as ancient ones... a brilliant guide, including many places that are destinations in their own right.' The Times

'...packed with interesting stuff. I could rifle through it for days. Full marks for having drawings that explain the pictures…the scale of this work, and the accessibility of its design, is such that is deserves a wider audience.' The Sunday Times

' amazing adventure. Never have I seen more works of architecture from around the world so extensively documented. This Atlas which covers the globe is a must-have for architecture students and professionals alike, as it documents work built from Iceland to New Zealand.' Richard Meier, architect


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