Social media isn’t just for sharing what you ate for breakfast or cat videos. Social networks are quickly becoming the first source from which people receive their news, opinions and information. That means these sites can be a fantastic resource for architecture professionals looking to find useful content and advice.
Twitter is one such source of expert content and advice. Move your career forward simply by clicking the Follow button on each user’s profile. In this post, we’ve collected our top picks for architecture experts you should follow on Twitter to work better and smarter.
1. Hugh Pearman (@hughpearman)
Hugh Pearman is an architecture writer and critic who works in London. He shares pictures of architecture around his home base and keeps up a steady stream of architecture commentary on Twitter. Also, be sure to check out his website for an introduction to his writing.
2. Christopher Hawthorne (@HawthorneLAT)
Christopher Hawthorne is the architecture critic for the Los Angeles Times, where he turns his pen to everything building-related that you need to know. You can check out his recent work here. And be sure to follow him, as he frequently shares smart articles from architecture’s best and brightest.
3. John Hill (@archidose)
John Hill is an architect and blogger who writes nearly daily at his blog, Archidose. On Twitter, he keeps up a steady stream of fascinating industry links and journalism that are sure to make you smarter!
4. Jenna McKnight (@JennaMMcKnight)
If you want the best links on architecture from around the world, give Jenna McKnight a follow. She’s a journalist with an eye for the industry’s most interesting buildings and building-related news.
5. Andy Marshall (@fotofacade)
Andy Marshall is an architectural photographer who routinely shares stunning photos of buildings (primarily) in the United Kingdom. Be sure to check out even more of his work on his website too.
6. Alexandra Lange (@LangeAlexandra)
Alexandra Lange is an architecture critic for Curbed, and has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker and ARCHITECT Magazine. Her Twitter feed features a plethora of architecture views and news that you won’t want to miss. Also, be sure to check out her website.
7. Bob Borson (@bobborson)
Dallas-based architect Bob Borson writes at the blog Life of an Architect and routinely tweets about the industry’s latest developments.
8. Randy Deutsch (@randydeutsch)
You won’t find many people on the internet today who broadcast more need-to-know information and commentary about architecture. Randy Deutsch is an architect and major industry voice—one that you should definitely be listening to.
Which architects or industry commentators do you follow online? Leave your suggestions in the comments below!
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