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Monthly tour - June: Modern architecture - the changing face of Dreispitz

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Duration:   1 hour 30 minutes

One of the most interesting topics in modern urban design is without a doubt the spatial planning of urban districts. Basel is noted for its modern architecture and boasts impressive examples of how industrial sites can be developed into vibrant districts. For instance, the Dreispitz district where the city's bonded warehouse was formerly located is now home to a number of buildings by renowned architects.

Listen to explanations of the background to this transformation on a walking tour and view some impressive buildings up close. The imposing Academy of Art and Design is the first you'll notice, designed by Basel-based architects Morger + Dettli. Right next to it is the House of Electronic Arts and the impressive Oslo Nord building by ffbk Architekten - an angular structure that houses recording studios, the ffbk architects' firm and an event venue, among others. Design, art and creativity are tangible here. More and more housing and lifestyle space is being created in the Dreispitz district. For example, Herzog & de Meuron plan to build the three tallest residential towers in Switzerland in the "Nordspitze" - the northernmost tip of this area.

Language
German (this tour can be booked in other languages for individual groups)

Time
2.00 to 3.30 pm

Duration
1.5 hours

Meeting point
Münchensteinerstrasse 274, Rakete Dreispitz (black container building)

A minimum number of participants is required on this tour.

Information regarding COVID-19
Due to the curent COVID-19 restrictions, wearing a mask is required for all participants during the whole duration of the tour.

Meeting Point

Meeting point
Münchensteinerstrasse 274, Rakete Dreispitz (black container building)

Next dates

05.06.2021

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Group bookings

Are you visiting with a group? This tour is also available as individual group tour.

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Cancellation policy

If the reservation is cancelled, modified or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.

Payment policy

The total payment of the reservation is required on the day of booking.

Language

Language
German

Duration

Duration
1.5 hours

From 25,00 CHF

Available dates

05.06.2021

  • 25,00 CHF Adults 
  • 0,00 CHF Children up to 6 years
  • 12,50 CHF Children 6-16 years

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