Tours in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a city built on water. Most inter­est­ing archi­tec­ture in the Dutch cap­it­al can be found along its water­fronts, from the baroque canal area to arti­fi­cial archipela­gos.

 

Har­bour trans­form­a­tions, reclaimed land and liv­ing on water are the keywords. But Amsterdam is also fam­ous for its Smart City approach, innov­at­ive sus­tain­ab­il­ity ideas and high qual­ity of life.

 

Let us show you one of the most inspir­ing cit­ies in Europe!

Amsterdam Key Top­ics

  • (afford­able) hous­ing
  • har­bour con­ver­sions
  • trans­form­a­tion
  • dens­ity
  • reclaimed land
  • sus­tain­ab­il­ity
  • liv­ing on water
  • self-build
  • mobil­ity
  • urb­an renew­al
IJburg: individual floating houses on Steigereiland

IJburg

IJburg is Ams­ter­dam’s largest hous­ing exten­sion and will even­tu­ally count 18.000 homes. It con­sists of 7 arti­fi­cial islands in lake IJmeer, which are being developed

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Bike Lane in Amsterdam

Bike Mobil­ity

Amsterdam is undis­putedly the European bike cap­it­al. The mod­al split for cyc­ling reaches around 50% in the city as a whole and even 62% in

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Urban Renewal in West: WoZoCo old people's housing by MVRDV in Amsterdam-West

Urb­an Renew­al in West

In the 1950s and 1960s, Amsterdam grew bey­ond its former bor­der, the motor­way ringroad. Extens­ive new res­id­en­tial areas were cre­ated in the west of the

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CIRCL pavillion Zuidas

Cli­mate Resi­li­ent Amsterdam

Resi­li­ence is a big issue in the Neth­er­lands. Accord­ingly, the muni­cip­al­ity of Amsterdam stim­u­lates rain­wa­ter reten­tion pro­jects and the de-seal­ing of urb­an sur­faces, but also

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“I par­tic­u­larly liked the folders the guide car­ried with her with the pic­tures and maps, because it really helped her present­a­tion and helped us to fol­low along. I know many stu­dents are still talk­ing about Houthavens and what they learned dur­ing the tour, so it was a suc­cess.”
Ekta Thawani, Coun­cil on Inter­na­tion­al Edu­ca­tion­al Exchange, Amsterdam
“The guides were great, and so was the pro­gramme. It has been a pleas­ure to work with you.
Hans Staudinger, Überbau Akademie, Vienna, Aus­tria

Your health is our top priority! Our tours take place in the open air, with 1,50 metre safety distance between participants and max. 15 participants per guide. A user-friendly and hygienic audioguide system is available and can be used with your own headphones.