A travel program from the American Institute of Architects
The American Institute of Architects just launched a new travel program that offers group tours led by building and design experts. Called Architectural Adventures, the program has 11 trips scheduled for 2017. Havana Revealed, March 10 to 15, US$5295 per person, is expected to be popular. It’ll include visits to the 16th-century stone El Morro Castle, the Instituto Superior de Arte commissioned by Fidel Castro and Che Guevara in the 1960s, the University of Havana to meet with architecture professors and students, and of course plenty of neighbourhoods to see restored mansions and prefab Soviet-style architecture. A trip to Northern Italy is happening in May, Cities of the Baltic Sea in June, Portugal and Northern Spain as well as China in October. Twenty to 30 people per tour. Prices include accommodations, some meals and ground transportation; airfare is extra. architecturaladventures.org.
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