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11-13 SEPTEMBER 2015


Concept and moderation: Marion Kuzmany / ARCH ON TOUR, in cooperation with Brigitte Amort / studiobaff

Guided tours: experts from the respective Expo pavilions on site; Lucia Tenconi

Tour operator: Mondial GmbH u Co KG

With the kind support of: AUSSENWIRTSCHAFT Kreativwirtschaft, Artemide GmbH,

Gaulhofer Industrie-Holding GmbH and Stahlbau Pichler GmbH

Media and cooperation partners: Architektur & Bau FORUM, Arch + Ing Akademie

Thanks to: Expo Austria


The 3-day trip to Milan provides a well-founded insight into Expo 2015 with its impressive buildings and leads to current architectural highlights and exhibitions in the city. Special tours accompany you through the Expo site, to selected country pavilions and to VIP receptions. Time for independent explorations both in the Expo and in downtown Milan as well as a joint culinary program round off the compact weekend joyfully.


PROGRAM (as of 10.09.2015_01) Subject to change


Friday, 09/11/2015 / arrival, Milan Expo

Individual check-in, meeting point for boarding at the departure gate

07:10 departure from Vienna - 08:35 arrival in Milano-Malpensa / with OS 511

Bus transfer to the expo site

Pavilions: * in 2 groups:

Slow Food / Herzog & de Meuron

Vanke Corporation Pavilion / Daniel Libeskind (Café in the VIP Lounge, terrace)

Kuwait "Water is the key to survive" / Studio Italo Rota

Austria "Breathe Austria" / Terrain

Lunch reception in the VIP lounge of the Austria pavilion: host Gaulhofer Industrie-Holding GmbH

Pavilions: * in 2 groups

South Korea "Moon Jar"

Bahrain "Pearl of the Two Seas - a Fiest of Tradition" / Studio Anne Holtrop

Train Rho Fiera - Milano Centrale

check-in Hotel Four Points Sheraton 4 * Milano Center, Via Gerolamo Cardano 1

Taxi to the Triennale: Viale Alemagna Emilio, 6

"Arts & Foods" - Rituals since 1851 "in the Triennale di Milano - Visit to the exhibition on the" Expo in the city "

Dinner at the "Terrazza Triennale": Host: Artemide GmbH

Overnight at the Hotel Four Points Sheraton 4 * Milano Center

Saturday, 09/12/2015 / Milan city

Walk to Piazza della Repubblica

guided tour "Grattacieli di Milano" with Arch. Lucia Tenconi (Politecnico di Milano)

Start: Piazza della Repubblica

TORRE LOCATELLI, Mario Bacciocchi, 1936-1939, 64 metri

GRATTACIELO DI MILANO, Luigi Mattioni (con Eugenio e Ermenegildo Soncini), 1954,

TORRE TURATI, Giovanni e Lorenzo Muzio, 1963-1967, 75 m

GRATTACIELO Pirelli, Gio Ponti, Fornaroli, Rosselli, Danusso, Nervi, 1955-1960,

TORRE GALFA, Melchiorre Bega 1953-1959,

New Milan icons:


BOSCO VERTICALE, Boeri Studio 2006-2013,

Inspection of the urban model at the Fondazione Riccardo Catella

Viale della Liberazione:

DIAMANTE, Kohn Pedersen & Fox Associates. 2008-2014,

SOLARIA e ARIA, Arquitectonica di Miami con Caputo Partnership, 2010-2014,

SOLEA, Caputo Partnership, 2006-2014,

Piazza Gae Aulenti

UNICREDIT, Cesar Pelli,

TORRI GARIBALDI, Massimo Roj, Progetto CMR,

End: Corso Garibaldi

Corso Como, Porta Garibaldi: "Eat Italy" (individual lunch)


Fondazione Prada / OMA, Rem Koolhaas

Bus to the center (near Piazza del Duomo), individual city visit

Dinner together in the "Trattoria da Pino", Via Cerva 14

Overnight at the Hotel Four Points Sheraton 4 * Milano Center


Sunday, September 13th, 2015 / Milan Expo, departure

check-out, train Milano Centrale - Rho Fiera

Pavilions: * in 2 groups

Padiglione Zero / Michele de Lucchi

Great Britain / Wolfgang Buttress Studio (Easy Access and Guided Tour)

Spain "The language of Taste" / B720 Arquitectos

Lunch reception in the pavilion of the Republic of Belarus "The Wheel of Life":

Host Stahlbau Pichler GmbH

Palazzo Italia / Nemesi & Partners,  Proger SpABms Progetti Srl

Monaco "Excellence and Solidarity - A New Look at Feeding the Planet" / Enrico Pollini

(Easy Access)

then recommendation: Albero della Vita (Wilkinson Eyre)

Bus transfer to the Expo airport

20:00 departure from Milano-Malpensa - 21:30 arrival in Vienna / with OS 516

Excursion included: scheduled direct flights with Austrian Airlines, 2 nights with breakfast in the "Hotel Four Points Sheraton 4 * Milano Center", airport transfers, luggage transport, bus in Milan, train tickets and admissions according to the program, 2 dinners in selected restaurants (including 1x incl Drinks), 2 lunch receptions, 2 days visit to the expo with special tours to selected pavilions, guided tour "Grattacieli di Milano" incl. Audio system; expert travel moderation

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