Would you like to plan a five- to eight-day educational journey in Europe with your office, (architecture) organisation or student group? But you don’t have the time or the connections to do this thoroughly?

Or would you like to repeat a journey that has already been mapped out for your group, either in its entirety or with a few changes?

This is possible with the help of planopli. Both on the dates mentioned above and on later dates. Give us a call on +32 484 088 606 or send an email with your first thoughts to planopli@planopli.net so we can make an appointment to make your wishes come true.

Would you like to plan a ten-day to fortnight educational intercontinental journey with your office, (architecture) organisation or student group? But you don’t have the time or the connections to do this thoroughly?

Or would you like to repeat a journey that has already been mapped out for your group, either in its entirety or with a few changes?

This is possible with the help of planopli. Both on the dates mentioned above and on later dates. Give us a call on +32 484 088 606 or send an email with your first thoughts to planopli@planopli.net so we can make an appointment to make your wishes come true.

The Japan trip is a balanced architectural mix of contemporary, traditional and modern. But also culture, nature, art and Japanese life are explicitly present. Planopli travels through the land of the rising sun for a fortnight.

Southern California is a region where a confluence of circumstances has produced unimaginable architectural creativity. Planopli takes a group of art, architecture and music lovers to the art biennale Desert X, the music festival Coachella and in between to three very different destinations with ditto architecture.

Palm Springs is a Mecca for modernist villas, Los Angeles is a model of acupunctural interventions in an unmistakable city, and San Diego showcases imaginative projects on and along the Pacific cliffs.

Visiting the Bauhaus cities is like visiting an unfinished symphony. The schools and studios of these all-rounders are still there, and on walks, it is a pleasure to look for the mark they left on the city. […] With an ambitious centenary in 2019, the Bauhaus Towns will fill the gap of a comprehensive presentation on the Bauhaus with projects by Addenda Architects, Heike Hanada and Staab Architects. […]

Geert Sels, ‘The architectural spirit that never went back into the bottle’, from: De Standaard Cultuur & Media, Saturday 31 December 2016.

Amsterdam is constantly changing at the architectural level. Its main assets are the priceless heritage of figures such as Hendrik Petrus Berlage, Michel De Klerk, Jan  Duiker, Willem Dudok and Aldo Van Eyck; the down-to-earth Dutch design approach, the special attention for public space, the inexhaustible relationship with the IJ and, at the same time, the mentality-shifting approach by young architects such as Rem Koolhaas (OMA-AMO), Winny  Maas (MVRDV), Adriaan Geuze (West 8), Francine Houben (Mecanoo) and Bjarne Mastenbroek (SeArch).

This custom journey highlights the newest of the newest reali­sations in dyna­mical Copenhagen. Not only recent realisations, but also building sites by OMA, BIG, JDS, Lundgaard & Tranberg, Dorte Mandrup, COBE and Nord arkitekter are covered.

When the idea grew at Archipel to travel Langs Vlaamse wegen, it was fairly quickly clear that the total Flemish offering of quality and innovative architecture is so fantastically broad and impressive that a split between east and west was imminent. In the spring of 2017, Archipel vzw already organised ‘the Wild West’. In autumn 2017, in true pioneering style, the open architecture association crossed ‘the Antwerp-Brussels wall’ (the Willebroek Canal) and headed for the Far East.

An intensive ten-day stay in the mythical capital of Mexico introduces you to the emotive 20th and 21st century architecture of a country with a perma­nent passion for its people.

In the wake of Luis Barragán, Félix Candela and Mario Pani, surprisingly fascinating present-day archi­tects on the former waters of Lake Texcoco, such as Alberto Kalach (TAX), Mauricio Rocha (Taller de Arquitectura), Frida Escobedo and Rojkind Arquitectos.

With this trip it is possible to opt for a four-day extension to Oaxaca where a ditto vision is transposed to the colourful, lush hinterland.

With Pritzker Prize winner Alejandro Aravena and the refreshing architecture of Smiljan Radic as a compass, planopli goes in search of architectural emotion in the region where Argentina and Chile border each other or where dreamy wine production houses come face to face with social commitment.

The director of planopli, Dominique, was already bitten by the architecture travel bug during her architecture studies. Since her research project for Architrav —an architecture trip to Basel, Ticino and Lyon for a few teachers and a handful of students— she has organised and accompanied trips for large and small groups, for short and long periods, within and outside Europe for: