5 Architecture blogs that Will Inspire You

5 Architecture blogs that Will Inspire You

The internet is a wonderful place for anyone willing to explore deeply any topic in which they’re interested. However, sometimes it can be difficult to find the best options within the never ending torrent of information. That’s why we chose five YouTube channels focused on different aspects of architecture that we widely recommend.

Show it Better

This channel is both interesting and practical. It has brief stories about the processes behind important architects, great advice regarding software and other technical needs, and a really accessible language and format that students will surely appreciate. It has videos focused on landscape, color, textures and renders, among many other topics.

To get you started, here’s a brief episode on the sketches that Zaha Hadid>> YOU MUST READ Zaha Hadid’s Legacy  >> made:

The Modmin

This channel’s videos are fascinating to watch if you want to improve your sketching skills. In a really simple and friendly way, The Modmin will guide you through aspects like perspective, shadows, texturing and specific elements that come in really handy when sketching for your projects.

To get you started, here’s a video focused on shadows:

The Architectural Insider

This channel has an educational profile that allows the viewers to have a quick approach to any topic they may be interested in. From specific purposes like learning to draw trees in a simple way to general advice on plans, portfolios and renders, it is a great repository of knowledge for easy consumption.

To get you started, here’s a video that includes some really useful Photoshop hacks that will make your work easier:

Chicago is one of the most interesting destinations for architecture lovers. >>YOU MUST READ 5 Iconic Buildings You Shall Not Miss in Chicago<< This channel shares fascinating takes on the city’s architectural history. It has great archive material and really substantial and interesting information. If you’re as compelled by this city as we are, you’ll surely love this channel.

To get you started, here’s a video that explores the adaptive reuse trend in the city’s architecture: 

>>WE RECOMMEND YOU Adaptive Reuse Architecture: A Trend that can Change the World<<

Do Not Settle

This channel is more casual than the rest of this list. It follows two architects who travel and explore interesting facets of different cities while analyzing the different urban environments and projects that are developed throughout their travel destinations. It provides a unique and fresh approach to architecture that you’ll definitely enjoy.

To get you started, here’s a video about Shanghai’s Natural History Museum that really represents this channel’s essence:

Do you know any other channels that must be part of this list? Share your recommendations with us!


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