Contemporary architecture in Poblenou

El Poblenou, Barcelona

Contemporary architecture in Poblenou

Get away from Gaudí with a meander through the modern architecture of Barcelona with in-the-know insiders Brian and Suzanne.

On this specialist architecture experience, you’ll explore an area of the city that’s still in development, wandering past contemporary skyscrapers, urban projects and sympathetic restorations as you chat about the future of Barcelona’s urban planning and trends in modern architecture.

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From €185 for 2 people

Suzanne Wales and Brian Gallagher

Your insider

Suzanne Wales and Brian Gallagher

Writer and architect, respectively

Freelance writer, editor and consultant Suzanne Wales has lived in Barcelona for two decades and worked with architecture and design firms and publications, including Dwell, Metropolis and Wallpaper*. Registered architect Brian Gallagher is the co-founder of Barcelona-based magazine and online platform B-Guided. He has experience as a lecturer and writes for companies in the design sector, including Roca, Gandiablasco, Vibia and Enea.

Skyscrapers, urban parks, modern developments and more – learn about the present and future of Barcelona’s architecture

2 hours and 30 minutes
Start Time
Tours run between the hours of 09:00 and 18:00
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Where you'll go
You’ll wander through Barcelona’s oldest flea market, explore the Design Museum and walk past modern skyscrapers. Brian and Suzanne will cover the use of colour in contemporary architecture and talk about the future of urban planning in Barcelona, including the development of super-blocks before wrapping up the experience with a chat over coffee and a bird’s-eye-view of the city.
What you'll see
From high-rise towers to repurposed historical buildings, art galleries to traffic-calming measures and performance spaces to urban parks, this experience showcases a medley of Barcelona architecture.
Experience location
You’ll be meeting Suzanne and Brian at the Museu del Disseny de Barcelona; we’ll send you the details in your confirmation.