EMIRATES

ARCHITECTURE TRIP

Accelerated Urbanism

Here's some photos highlighting our six day architecture trip to UAE where we see an exciting range of contemporary Architecture & Landscape projects in the cities of Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Sharjah. 

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Tour highlights include: 

- Exploring the key architectural sights of Dubai and getting a historic understanding of its rapid development as a Global city 

- Meet Industry leaders in the field of Design & Construction

- Day trip to Abu Dhabi - where we will see some amazing contemporary cultural architecture projects - including the iconic Louvre museum

- A Specialist Design Guide from #ThreeFlaneurs who is well-versed with the UAE & its Architecture will also accompany the group at all times

DAY 01 | OLD DUBAI 

Start of Tour : Early morning flight  + morning arrival and pick-up at Dubai International Airport, followed by an introductory tour exploring multiple sights that make up the historic core of the city. Including visits to historic districts along the Dubai Creek in both

Bur Dubai and Deira districts. 

DAY 02 | MODERN DUBAI 

Explore some of iconic developments in the process of modernization - from a small pearling village to a modern oil town. On this day we explore the neighborhoods of Karama & Jumeirah before heading to the iconic Sheikh Zayed Road followed by the recent developments in Downtown and Business Bay districts of the city. End the day exploring the Dubai Design District - to attend a talk by an award-winning local design practice.

 

DAY 03 | NEW DUBAI

On our last day in the city is dedicated to some of the iconic developments in the newer districts on the edge of Dubai. After this we head out of the city for an evening Desert Safari followed by BBQ diner in the dunes.

DAY 04 | ABU DHABI 

During this day trip to the capital city of Abu Dhabi we will see some of the key contemporary architectural projects including: the iconic Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum; Masdar city; Central Souk and the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque 

DAY 05 |  SHARJAH 

During this day trip to the cultural capital of the country, i.e. Sharjah we explore some interesting adaptive reuse projects, a few contemporary museum spaces and lastly, visit the Aga Khan award winning Wasit Wetland Visitor Centre  

 

DAY 06 |  FREE DAY^

On our last day we have a free morning for shopping/exploring the city on your own^, followed by hotel check out and + transfer to the Dubai International Airport to catch evening flight out : End of Tour