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.

We won’t encounter contrary winds if we say that the Danish Louisiana Museum is one of the world’s “most beautiful”. Fascinating about the design with seven extensions is not only the clever positioning and the play of horizontals, but above all the awe-inspiring wisdom and at the same time conscious simplicity, stripped of any pretension or emphasis.

With this power of simplicity in contemporary architecture and in modernism as a guide, planopli’s architectural journey makes a loop through Denmark. First we travel from Copenhagen in the east via Roskilde, Odense and Kolding to Ribe in the west for the EUMiesAward nominated Vadehavscentret. Then we will travel via Blåvand, Billund, Vejle and Herning to Århus and finally, with the help of two ferries, we will return to the Danish capital along the northern coast.

From very recent urban developments on the banks of the Garonne (Michel Desvigne, Michel Corajoud), over remarkable realisations from the past (Le Corbusier, école Bordelaise) and the present (OMA, Lacaton & Vassal, Herzog & de Meuron) and pearls from our own soil (Robbrecht & Daem, Xaveer De Geyter) to… a tasting of wine architecture!

Since Covid, planopli organised and supervised variants of this trip for about five architecture firms.

Throughout the provinces of Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia, we follow the traces of Carlo Scarpa: the connoisseur of light, detail and material, one of the most enigmatic Italian architects of the 20th century. In each city (Trieste, Udine, Borca di Cadore, Possagno, Vicenza, Verona, Monselice,… Venice) where we collect a piece of the puzzle of Scarpa’s work, we pick up some contemporary projects by a.o. Renzo Piano, Tadao Ando, Massimiliano Fuksas, David Chipperfield,… Also Andrea Palladio and Aldo Rossi are not to be avoided.

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.

Impressive names of 20th century and contemporary ‘monuments’ pile up like skyscrapers. The architectural masters are represented. And your personal curriculum vitae will be enriched by references of renowned university campuses.

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.

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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: