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Architectural Resources

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


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.
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.
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.

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 - 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

ARCAT - cad details, BIM objects, specifications and building product info
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

ARCAT - cad details, BIM objects, specifications and building product info
SightSpace 3D - 3D augmented reality viewer
AutoCAD 360 - view, edit, and share AutoCAD drawings
ICC - view the International Codes