If you are looking to launch a website for your architectural business, or you are simply a fan of interesting structures or famous buildings of the world, and you are looking to launch a blog on the topic, you can’t find any other platform which is more convenient than WordPress, mainly because you don’t need to have any kind of technical knowhow to install and run a WordPress blog.
Spending some hours on the video tutorials for setting up and running a WordPress blog will equip you with enough information to install and manage a WordPress blog.
Next comes the theme selection part, knowing that an architect or buildings blog will need to have some splendid imagery of architectural wonders or famous structures, you will need to have a theme that highlights the images in a classy way.
And WordPress turns out to be a winner yet again, as there are various WordPress themes in the market available for free, following are the five absolutely brilliant themes that you can use for your building blog.
This free theme comes with all the features that you will find in a premium theme. If you are looking for a free theme to launch a website for your architectural or interior designing services, you will hardly find a better free option than this one.
There’s a slider followed by small text boxes where you can describe your services, and then you can put high resolution images of your recent work that you have carried out for your client. All in all, you have got a lot to impress the visitors with your creativity and skills by using both imagery and text in this theme.
Imbalance is a clean photoblog theme with white background, which is good for drawing attention to the images. When your visitors move the cursor over any of the building or architectures images, the text of the post will appear, so you can have the best of both worlds.
Even on the post pages the images and text are aligned in a smart manner. The header menu is simple with important links and social media buttons to put your facebook, twitter, or subscription links.
Another simple yet detailed theme with grey background that will enhance the splendor of the structures you will be posting.
Unlike the majority of WordPress themes, this one has no featured slider, but the big featured images are enough to catch the attention of the visitors. You can use it for any type of architectural blog, for example, old buildings, or modern structures, bridges, or skyscrapers.
Another free photography theme that will work wonders for a building or architectural blog, in particular a business providing construction, building, or interior designing services, since it features images in a great way.
The homepage shows the images in the post, with a sidebar having all sorts of important links. There is no menu bar in the header, but you have got the footer area to put all the links.
Fotofolio Landscape is meant for a portfolio or photography blog as it utilizes the photographs extensively, which is great if you are looking to launch the architecture blog or website because you will be sharing lots of images.
There’s no fancy header or menu bar, so the images will be getting all the attention. In case you are a company, the theme allows you to place customer’s testimonials on homepage.
About the Author:
Misheal writes on topics related to buildings, architects, and the likes.
She is writing for Abbey Lofts that provides services like loft conversion in London.