Top 5 Architects To Follow On Instagram

Top 5 Architects To Follow On Instagram

Whether you’re a budding architect, an architect yourself or simply an avid fan of the design and construction of buildings conceptualized artistically, you’re in for a treat when you Follow these five muses on Instagram.

 

Bjarke Ingels

 

 

Prepared to be enthralled by the non-conformist styles accentuated by this Danish architect. Propitiated by structures which rebel against architectural norms in his designs, you will not want to miss out on the Bjarke bandwagon on Instagram, you architectural buff!

Ps, You also get a taste of his witty side through his captioned array of travel escapades, thrilling cantilevers and prolific artsy displays.

 

Sir David Frank Adjaye

Famed for being the leading force behind the design of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC, the Ghanaian British architect is no stranger to the world of architecture. The approximately 110, 000 Followers who flock Sir David Frank Adjaye’s Instagram account have the privilege of viewing the wide range of interests he’s documented, ranging from his childhood home in Somalia to the Carlo Mollino auditorium in Turin and his love for trap music in Harlem. You will not want to miss out on Following adjaye_visual_sketchbook!

 

Frida Escobedo

 

This Mexican architect, Frida Escobedo’s Instagram comprises of an array of splendid architectural beauties both in Mexico and across the world. It’s easy to see how this woman is all about perspective throughout all the images.

 

Tadao Ando

His architectural approach categorically dubbed as "critical regionalism" by Italian historian architect, Francesco Dal, this Japanese self-learned architect’s page is follow-worthy. Although, not sharing the similar exuberance of his aforementioned counterparts in his posts and Following alike, one would notice the kind of architectural pointers and cues you can absorb on in there; from sketches to structures, Tadao is certainly a pioneer in this business. Tadao Ando is a Japanese self-taught architect whose approach to architecture and landscape was categorized by architectural historian Francesco Dal Co as "critical regionalism".

 

Dame Zaha Mohammad Hadid

If this name doesn’t ring any bells to you in the world of architect, your architectural journey has only just begun. The late Dame Zaha (1950-2016), an Iraqi-British architect, was revered as the first woman recipient of both the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize and the Royal Gold Medal from the Royal Institute of British Architects. Thus, conferred Dame status by The Queen in honour of her architectural marvels.

Her Instagram feed displays works done by her team of acclaimed architects and her former impressions, including the likes of London’s 2012 Olympics and China’s Guangzhou Opera House.