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Happy Birthday to Us: ArchDaily Turns 8

Happy Birthday to Us: ArchDaily Turns 8

8 years ago today, ArchDaily launched with a daunting mission: to provide inspiration, knowledge and tools to the architects tasked with designing for the 3 billion people that will move into cities in the next 40 years. This mission has captured the imagination of architects worldwide, leading us to become the world's most visited architecture website – serving over 400,000 visitors daily in English, Spanish, Portuguese and now Chinese. In our 8th year, we've made great strides towards this goal: from conveying information in another language through ArchDaily China to finding new ways to transmit information such as our ArchDaily Essentials series; from better ways to engage readers such as our #YourArchDaily Instagram campaign to presenting more of an editorial voice through articles such as our selection of most inspiring leaders of 2015; and from a better way to display our site with our new redesign to a better way to manage our database with our custom publishing platform.

Of course, the most important part of this progress is the continued support and engagement of our ever-growing readership. By sharing our content on social media or discussing it with friends and colleagues, you're helping us to reach more and more architects, and thus helping us to fulfill our goal – thank you for joining us on this mission. Read on after the break for a round-up of our highlights from the past year.

ArchDaily: What Happened in 2015, and Where We Are Heading in 2016

Welcome to ArchDaily's New Website Design!

ArchDaily's Upgraded Publishing Platform

Architecture's Most Inspiring Leaders, Projects & People in 2015

50 Architects Tell Us What They Are Looking Forward to in 2016

ArchDaily's Chrome Extension: Inspiration in Every New Tab

Update: We've been featured in the Chrome Web Store! Make sure you don't miss out.

Introducing Our New Materials Catalog

Now Open: We've Launched an ArchDaily Store!

Introducing ArchDaily Essentials

In our newsroom you'll often hear references to "the iceberg" - in other words, what you see on the homepage is just a fraction of ArchDaily, while the rest lurks beneath the surface, waiting to be discovered. As editors, one of our biggest challenges is to help you discover it.

Project of the Month: January

Show Us #YourArchDaily: Share Your Photos Now!

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Cite: AD Editorial Team. "Happy Birthday to Us: ArchDaily Turns 8" 09 Mar 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/783455/happy-birthday-to-us-archdaily-turns-8/> ISSN 0719-8884
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