Architectural Engineering World Map

This project is ongoing. is a website (blog) which features short entries about the most recent contemporary architecture around the globe. The site focuses on buildings that are of interest to architects, engineers, construction firms and the general public. We currently have over 2,000 buildings in our growing database and are one of the largest WordPress blogs, with an international following. NEXT STEPS - We are launching a mapping project, to map the locations of the buildings on the site, and implementing a system of information management.


Must have:
- Interest in architecture, technology, world culture, geography, website management.
- Attention to detail.

Optional, helpful:
- Writing skill.
- Foreign language.
- Travel experience.

Project Timeline

Beginning immediately, this is an ongoing project (no end to the project in sight).


You will be made an editor of, and taught to use the WordPress content management tools. Your work would then include:
- Fact checking of existing content.
- Email correspondence with professional firms responsible for the project.
- Telephone correspondence with professional firms.
- Building content in the new Map function of the website, which will be a graphic-interface with a world map, populated with custom tags/information for each building.
- Twitter feed management.


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