13 Must Follow Twitter Accounts for Aspiring Architects

Between tackling the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) and applying for internships, who has time to search social media for reliable licensure advice? To help make your life just a little bit easier, we put together this list of 13 trustworthy Twitter accounts worth following.

Texas architect and Life of an Architect blogger Bob Borson, AIA, LEED AP, gives valuable advice on everything from making your internship worthwhile to maintaining work-life balance.

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is a student organization dedicated to supporting emerging architects. Plus, they often tweet about campus networking events across the country.

Lee Waldrep, Ph.D., is an accomplished educator, author, and licensing advisor who was recently featured in our blog article, 12 Tips for Students and Aspiring Architects. He doles out excellent advice on finding the right job, surviving the exam, and becoming the best architect you can be.

Women in Design is a network of architecture enthusiasts dedicated to fostering diversity and equality through their Design for Equality organization.

New York City architect and blogger, John Hill inspires us through his eye for innovative design examples, insight into the history of architecture, and great book recommendations.

Marc Kushner is the founder of Architizer, the innovative website where you can get inspired, catch up on the latest industry news, and find the materials used in your favorite projects.

Cameron Sinclair is the founder of Small Works, a firm that helped rebuild communities after major disasters. His insights on design, and “saving the planet” through architecture are worth tuning in for.

The AIA’s Center for Emerging Professionals gives advice for a smooth transition from student to licensed professional through helpful tools, career development tips, and job hunting resources.

Architect magazine is an invaluable resource for the latest trends, products, awards, and projects in the field. More than once, their editors have joined us for webinars about women in architecture.

Shannon Christensen is an AIA Northwest & Pacific member, Montana licensing advisor, and trusted resource on finding the right mentor.

Jared Smith, AIA, LEED AP, writes about diversity, positive life antidotes, as well as balancing family life with the ARE.

Enoch Sears, a California architect and founder of the popular podcast The Business of Architecture, counsels solo and small architecture firms on running a successful business, ethics, and leveraging marketing.

Of course, no emerging architect’s Twitter feed would be complete without following NCARB for the latest updates, industry news, and licensing advice. We always welcome your input and questions so we can support you where needed.