University Library Uithof / Wiel Arets 2005 / photo Frank Hanswijk

Aorta organises guided tours on request to (modern) architectural sites in Utrecht. Discover architectural sites in the inner city, Utrecht Science Park or Leidsche Rijn. [prices and general conditions] more >

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Town hall Utrecht / Enric Miralles 2000

Aorta Centre of Architecture is situated in the city centre of Utrecht more >


PEGUS factory / Industrial heritage Utrecht

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Utrecht's contemporary architecture organised, mapped and waiting to be discovered by you more >


Icons of Utrecht

Rietveldhuis / picture INDYMAH

During this bicycle tour we show you a selection of the highlights of architecture in Utrecht, from medieval Domplein via Rietveld House and Utrecht Science Park to Central Station Area. more >


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answers to frequently asked questions about guides, registration and services more >

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about Aorta

Centres of Architecture Holland / The Netherlands Architecture Fund

Aorta offers information on urban development, architecture and related disciplines in the Utrecht region more >

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Concept Plug & Play / Dolte Stedenbouw

Support of friends and sponsors is an important base for development more >