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NEW! Book a guided architecture tour through MIMOA

Author: Mieke, Posted: July 18th, 2014

Group-and-guide-headerLet MIMOA guide you along the famous architectural highlights and less known hidden gems. 
MIMOA offers group tours, guided by local architects, in various cities in Europe and beyond. A welcoming alternation during your summer beach holiday and a perfect completion of your city trip!

Guided architecture tours in 30 cities
Guided group tours are offered in Amsterdam, Antwerp, Athens, Barcelona, Belgrade, Berlin, Brussels, Gent, Ivrea, Lisbon, Milan, Munich, Paris, Porto, Rotterdam, Santiago de Compostela, Sydney and Turin.
And the list of destinations is growing. Cities soon to be added to the list are:
Bilbao, Cologne, Doha, Düsseldorf, Graz, Ljubljana, Istanbul, Madrid, New York, Oslo and Rome.

In multiple languages
Depending on the city, tours are available in multiple languages, you can choose different themes and duration of the tour.

More information?
Check out the City info page for the actual list of cities in which MIMOA offers guided group tours and visit the city pages for more detailed information. Or contact us directly to share your travel wishes! Send your email to:

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30.000 MIMOA members

Author: Mieke, Posted: June 27th, 2014

We’re proud to let you know we’ve reached a great milestone: since last month MIMOA counts over 30.000 registered members.
We would like to thank you all for being part of our community. Thank you for sharing your feedback, compliments and comments, for using MIMOA and for contributing all those beautiful, interesting and hidden gems in architecture. We appreciate it very much and strive to let MIMOA expand and improve even more in the future. We won’t be able to do so without your help, support and contributions. So keep up the good work!

Download here an infographic about the facts & figures on our 30.000 members:



MIMOA at Pritzker Prize Award ceremony

Author: Mieke, Posted: June 18th, 2014

architecture guide amsterdamMIMOA Architecture guide Amsterdam – Pritzker Prize tour. photo on cover by Iwan Baan

On Friday 13th of June MIMOA teamed up with architour to guide around 160 international guests of the Pritzker Architecture Prize in Amsterdam.

The 2014 Pritzker Prize Ceremony to honor laureate Shigeru Ban took place on Friday afternoon in Amsterdam outside the recently re-opened Rijksmuseum. The morning of the ceremony 160 of the international guests enjoyed a 2,5 hour boattrip through Amsterdam, starting at the Prinsengracht and passing the greatest architectural highlights along the new waterfront, Het IJ. For this special occasion MIMOA produced an exclusive architecture guide of Amsterdam.

The booklet features 25 of the most important architectural highlights along the route, s.a. the Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ by 3XN, Nemo by Renzo Piano and ofcourse the Eye Film Institute by Delugan Meissl Associated Architects

The Architecture guide – Pritzker Prize tour can be viewed and downloaded here >>

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Google Field trip on Glass

Author: Mieke, Posted: October 17th, 2013

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Google Brings Field Trip To Glass
In a video demoing the Field Trip on Glass experience, you can see how the app works in action as you day trip around and explore the architectural gems around you.

MIMOA is proud to be one of the publishing partners of Google Field Trip. Read more about this partnership here >>
Not having a pair of Google Glass yet? Download the Google Field Trip app for Android of iPhone. Great fun too!



Modern Architecture Game: winners announced

Author: Naomi, Posted: October 16th, 2013


MIMOA teamed up with NEXT Architects to give away
5 free copies of the Modern Architecture Game.

The winners are:

Sarah Schrodt
Ron Westland
Ana Golub
Emiliano da Conceicao
Lito Rodousaki

Each winner will receive the trivia game with more than 1000 questions about architecture, by mail.

Also, the first 100 contestants will get a discount voucher that they can redeem when they buy the game through NEXT architects.

We wish all winners happy evenings filled with architecture-joy!
We’re sorry if you weren’t amongst the happy five, but keep an eye one our blog for new raffles to come.



The Modern Architecture Game Quiz

Author: Mieke, Posted: August 28th, 2013


NEXT architects and MIMOA are giving away free copies of the exclusive Modern Architecture Game to five lucky readers, so come and play.

This summer NEXT architects proudly present the second edition of the successful Modern Architecture Game: a trivia game with more than 1000 questions about architecture. According to the creators “The game sheds light on the practice of architecture from the past century; including highs and lows, blunders and scandals, innovations and disasters.” The first edition successfully sold out, just weeks after its release in 2012. Now a second batch is ready to hit the stores.



MIMOA teams up with Google Field Trip !

Author: Mieke, Posted: August 15th, 2013



We've got exciting news to share: Google's Niantic Labs, who is behind the development of Google's new app Field Trip, approached MIMOA to become publishing partners. As of this month the Field Trip app is also available in Europe. We recommend all MIMOA users to add this free app to your smartphone to go and explore your city. 

Field Trip is your guide to the cool, hidden, and unique things in the world around you.  It recommends nearby historic landmarks, tourist hubs, restaurants, bars, cafes, museums and art galleries, shopping and architecture. Google pulls in tips from selected publications, TV networks, consumer brands, and nonprofit groups to supply suggestions – f.i.  Songkick, Flavorpill, Thrillist, the Food Network, Dezeen, Cool Hunting, Zagat – and now MIMOA's content has been added too. 


May launched

Author: Mieke, Posted: May 2nd, 2013

home intender is a platform for architects and by architects: a central place, where the results of architect selections are collected in a clear way and are presented side by side. has recently been launched and calls for projects.

Many design projects are started by selections. These selections are related generally to contests, European tenders, and selections of municipalities by businesses and individuals. Frequently an architectural office is selected on the basis of a submission of three to five (preliminary) designs. After evaluating these often extensive designs the final winning choice is made.



MI Tour Guide #1 – Dublin is out!

Author: Mieke, Posted: April 20th, 2013

What's not to miss in the Irish capital?
The first MI Tour Guide is out and available for download. This first MI Tour Guide features Dublin. Go see exemplary or innovative, hidden or spectacular buildings in the Irish capital that are not to miss! The Irish A10 correspondent, Emmett Scanlon, has made the final selection of all projects published on MIMOA based on your choices.

Download the MI Tour Guide #1 Dublin
Date of publication: March 2013 





10% discount on A10 Magazine

Author: Mieke, Posted: February 28th, 2013


MIMOA and A10 celebrate the launch of the new MI Tour Guide. Subsribe now to A10Magazine and get 10% discount!

In the next issue of A10 Magazine (#50 – expected beginning of March) the first MI Tour Guide will be published. Dublin is presented in this edition. Soon after the Dublin MI Tour Guide will also be available for download on MIMOA. To celebrate the start of this new cooperation, A10 offers the community of MIMOA a 10% discount on their subscriptions.

Subscribe for 1, 2 of 3 years to A10 Magazine and get 10% discount *) VAT and postage within Europe are included). Go to A10 > Magazine > subscribe and fill in this action code: MI10/2013/03