Architectural House Design: Online Resources
Architecture Online Resources
Inspiration for a project is hard to come by, which is why we have produced a list of architecture websites we think worthy of browsing through.
The first place to start is with our own site – The Design Guide. You’ll find NZ and international architects talking about their projects featured here, with the thinking behind the designs. It’s an unmatched opportunity for insights into the constraints, the considerations and the solutions…
Note: this list of websites are in no particular order.
Architizer is a website that showcases featured building projects, products and brands. It’s a great resource on getting house design inspiration, finding products that suit your personal style, and discovering fantastic architects all across the globe. Architizer features new projects daily, so you’ll never run out of material.
Designboom is the world’s first and most popular digital architecture and design magazine. It is the most comprehensive source with over 43,000 articles worth of useful information involving architecture and design, documentation of new products, insightful interviews and so on.
Archdaily is the world’s most visited architecture website. They deliver inspiration, tools and knowledge to help architects build better architecture. They are proudly driven to assist architects design a better world. To do so, they provide daily architecture projects, news, articles, products and so on and are recognized as a reliable online resource
(4) The Modern House
The Modern House is an estate agency that showcases and cells exceptional homes in urban and rural locations throughout Britain. The Modern House meets the growing demand for exceptional living spaces of all kinds, including lofts, factory conversions, architects’ own homes, and period houses with excellent extensions and superior interiors. Despite being an estate agency, you can get plenty of inspiration for architecture on their website.
(5) Architectural Digest
Architectural Digest is an American monthly magazine founded in 1920, and has it’s own online website. Its principal subject is interior design, however their articles on architecture should not be missed. The magazine is aimed at an affluent and style-conscious readership, and is subtitled “The International Design Authority”. The magazine also oversees the AD100, a list of top 100 architects and interior designers around the world.
(6) Design Of The World
Design of the World is curated by Josephmark – a digital ventures practice that believes in the world-changing power of a great idea. It’s a space for them to shine a light on creativity we’re inspired by – design that’s educational, eco-friendly or just plain awesome. Design that’s independent, innovative or community-driven. And design that’s always – always – produced with ethics and integrity.
(7) Metropolis Magazine
Metropolis is a monthly magazine about architecture and design, with a focus on sustainability. It is based in New York and has been published since 1981. Metropolis examines contemporary life through design—architecture, interior design, product design, graphic design, crafts, planning, and preservation.
Houzz is a website and online community about architecture, interior design and decorating, landscape design and home improvement. This online resource is a perfect for finding design inspiration,
Dexigner is a leading online portal for designers. It was noted in Forbes for being one of the top five sites for creatives. The website covers a range of design topics, including product, graphic, identity, interior, and urban design, architecture, advertising, illustration, fashion and typography.
Wallpaper* is a Time Inc publication focusing on design and architecture, fashion, travel, art and lifestyle. Easy to read, clean images, cutting edge content, everything about this website is top-notch.
(11) Build Blog
The Build LLC blog is crisp, visually clean, and completely transparent in all things associated with the work the firm is currently taking on.
After starting in Edinburgh in 2000, e-architect is now one of the world’s largest architecture websites with around 20,000 pages in terms of traffic. e-architect is run by Adrian Welch and Isabelle Lomholt. Adrian and Isabelle both trained as architects but their strong interest in architecture led them to focus their energies on an online architectural resource rather than practicing.