Open House San Diego

Open House San Diego
Celebrating architecture, urban design & the built environment

Take a Look Back at Open House 2022


Open House San Diego provides a behind-the-scenes look at notable architecture, public spaces, and more with guided and self-guided tours and curated experiences across 7 San Diego-area neighborhoods: Barrio Logan, City Heights, Coronado, Downtown, La Mesa, National City, and new for 2022 — UC San Diego!

While the event is over, you can still explore the neighborhoods virtually and through self-guided tours.

Download the app here to take OH with you as you tour.



Explore via the website or app:

  • Self-guided tours: Guide available via ArchiMaps or via the OH! website. These tours will guide participants to the award-winning architecture, historical points of interest, public spaces, and the hidden gems that distinguish each neighborhood. Note that self-guided tours are exterior only, unless the site is otherwise open to the public.
  • Videos and Virtual Tours: For armchair travelers, OH! offers a selection of video tours and behind-the-scenes views including the Rob Wellington Quigley-designed Ocean Discovery Institute; a virtual hardhat tour of the recently completed mixed use development in National City, Parco; a guided tour of Little Saigon; virtual hike in the City Heights Canyons Loop Trail; and more.  Available via the website, click on the Neighborhood pages to start your virtual tour.
  • Educational videos: Learn how to take great architectural photographs with a series of photography tutorials. Kids and adults alike can learn the basics of architectural sketching with architect-guided KidSketch tutorials on how to sketch Open House sites including the Lincoln Acres Library, National City Aquatic Center, and Ocean Discovery Institute.

Click Below to Explore the OH! 2022 Neighborhoods

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Thank You to Our Open House 2022 Sponsors:




  • Malick
  • Nikki Kreibich
  • Susanne Friestedt

  • Miller Hull

McCullough Landscape Architecture | Spurlock Landscape Architects | RNT Architects

ktua |DPR Construction | Volvo Cars San Diego

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