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Architectural Resources

Additional web sites, podcasts, tradeshows and more of interest to architects, engineers, landscape architects, contractors, and students.

YouTubers

30X40 Design Workshop - architecture tutorials, portfolio and design advice for students and professionals, architecture short courses, sketching and drawing workshops, architectural essays, product + book reviews
Business of Architecture - helping your small firm excel
EntreArchitect - dedicated to helping small firm entrepreneur architects succeed at business, leadership and life
Evan Troxel - architecture, travel, adventure, how-to’s, tech, and photography
How to Architect - videos that will teach you how to letter like an architect, help you decide if you want to become an architect and even a few that should help you figure out if you’ve got what it takes
MonsterKook - awesome mini houses ... a must see
Pigeonhead Architecture - a channel dedicated to create architectural designs that are not governed by physics, politics, or economics, but instead fueled by the inspiration of the imagination
Surviving Architecture - architecture drawing, architecture visualizations, architecture portfolio, sketchbook tours, architecture rendering and more
Unraveling Architecture - unraveling the complex the world of architecture, design, and art
BlessedArch - find everything design related, unearthing how things are made, understanding their structure, analyzing their core ideas

Architectural Sites

AIA - The American Institute of Architects
AIAS - American Institute of Architecture Students
AIA CES - Manufacturers that offer Continuing Education Systems (CES) credits for architects to earn online and offline.
AIA Contract Documents - Architectural documents and forms
Architectural Schools - Architectural colleges and universities in the United States that have a school for architecture, engineering and/or landscaping.
architecture PAGE - design resource, featuring architecture, interior design, product design, industrial design, design theories and more from the world over.
Archtoolbox - Technical and professional practice reference for architects.
COAA - Construction Owners Association of America - Founded in 1994, the Construction Owners Association of America (COAA) is a national organization of public and private owners who manage facilities development and capital improvement projects. COAA supports Owners' success in the design and construction of buildings and facilities through education, information, and collaboration.
CSI - The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) is a national association of specifiers, architects, engineers, contractors, building materials suppliers and others involved in commercial and institutional building design and construction.
Green Building - Online building green resources for the USGBC, government, consultants and other web sites.

Architectural Blogs / Discussion

Architecture Blog - Dedicated to architecture and architectural thinking. News, links and opinions. Encourages the interchange of information between architectural interested.
Archnet - The ArchNet Discussion Forum is intended for discussion and the exchange of ideas about architecture, planning, urban design, and landscape architecture.
BLDG BLOG - Covering architectural conjecture, urban speculation and landscape futures.
Daily Dose of Architecture - (Almost) daily architectural musings from New York City.
DesignCommunity Architecture Forum - ArchitectureWeek and Great Buildings Discussion
Life of an Architect - what it's like to be and work with an architect
GlobalSpec - Building & Construction Blog - The place for conversation and discussion about building materials and tools, interior systems and architectural design, and construction products.
Measured Survey - Revit Articles - How to tutorials on Revit modelling
Total Security Solutions - Comprehensive information about the manufacture and installation of bulletproof glass and bullet resistant barrier systems.
archisoup - Online learning resource and platform for architecture students

Architectural Trade Shows and Expos

Green Building Expo - Greenbuild - Trade show about green building and the LEED green building rating system organized by U.S. Green Building
GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo - Provides one central showcase for the glass processing equipment, window and door manufacturing equipment, and the latest technology for all types of glass and fenestration products.
ArchiExpo.com - ArchiExpo - The Virtual Architecture Exhibition. With over 2,600 manufacturers, ArchiExpo ensures comprehensive product updates in categories such as kitchens, furniture, lighting, decoration, household appliances, heating, etc.

Mobile Apps - Android

SightSpace 3D - 3D augmented reality viewer
AutoCAD 360 - view, edit, and share AutoCAD drawings
ICC - view the International Codes
Construction Master 5 - construction-math calculators

Mobile Apps - Apple

SightSpace 3D - 3D augmented reality viewer
AutoCAD 360 - view, edit, and share AutoCAD drawings
ICC - view the International Codes