“(Almost) daily architectural musings and imagery from New York City”. Capably assembled by John Hill.
Architecture at My Ninja Please. “This site aims to bring readers a daily [or damn near] supply of architecture and design from around the web – and the globe – showcasing all of the illest, most interesting, and often times craziest architecture that these ninjas can find.”
And they do a pretty god job of it.
This is proudly Web 1.0. Using hypertext to create a massive matrix of architectural tidbits in text, you can drift around in a state of confusion/curiosity. Contains knowledge of Australian architecture – John Andrews in particular.
An occasional blog by a Sydney student, highlighting the odder pieces of architecture from overseas.
An oldie but still a goodie. American blog and resources site with plenty of activity – worldwide job listings too.
Good for a giggle.
Sample : “WAIT A MINUTE, NO, YOU CAN’T DO THAT. YOU HAVEN’T FINISHED F**KING DESIGNING IT YET. YOU CAN’T JUST SEND OUT AN IMAGE OF A LOAD OF GREY WALLS IN SKETCHUP. OH, IT’S ALREADY GOT PLANNING PERMISSION? OH. OKAY THEN. FUCK IT. JUST PUT SOME TREES ON IT AND SEND IT OUT.
A bi-monthly online periodical with a focus on… you guessed it, Canberra.
“canberralab is … the actualisation of a latent desire of a group of young architects to establish a discourse within Canberra’s design community.”
Ronan Moss told the Canberra Times that… “one thing that needs to happen is we need to have more of an open discussion, outside of the usual conversations about Walter Burley Griffin and his plan, and the constraints of that plan.”
Some really weird buildings. “CAIP aims to document architectural image phenomena in contemporary China.”
a U.S. blog on, “cities, architecture, the ‘new urbanism,’ real estate, historic preservation, urban design, land use law, landscape, transport etc etc from a mildly libertarian stance.”
Sydneysider Dan Hill’s City of Sound blog has been steaming along since 2002, showing no loss of momentum (a rare thing). He describes his interests as gravitating, “towards recurring themes of cities, architecture, design, media and culture – often colliding in the same post.”
The video (see the full post ) is from a pecha kucha night so plenty of noise beware.
Well-researched articles about things architectural, by D.J. Huppatz at Swinburne Uni.