In the late 1970s, shōjo magazines devoted to the new genre began to appear; and, in the 1990s, the term boys' love or BL was invented for the genre, which replaced earlier terms such as tanbi, shōnen ai and juné in Japanese usage.
Our members are independent companies, offering professional architecture tours in the region or city where they are based.
We conduct guided tours for experts and non-experts, hold lectures, publish specialised texts, and organise workshops and symposia.
In the past, during our previous office trips to many other cities in North America we have tried to find similar tours and we never really found anything like it.”“As this was my first architecture tour with GA I was not certain what to expect and was worried that the tour would be too architecturally centred. Arne did a wonderful job of combining architecturally interesting sites with historical relevant locales, and with city features not readily accessible to the average tourist.”“The selection of projects and their presentation left no question unanswered. The information and presentation materials were excellent.
Building methods and historical, architectural and social context were all presented in a more than satisfactory manner.
In the 1980s, the genre was presented in an anime format for the first time, including the works Patalliro!