A map that charts members of the interior design, architecture and consultants (to architects) industry on Twitter has passed over 8,000 views and 120 professionals added to it in the three days since it went live.
The map, which was created on August 22, 2011, allows anyone who is in the relevant field to add themselves to the growing list of design and architecture professionals who use social media on a regular basis.
Mark Schumann, director – program cost consultancy, Middle East, Davis Langdon, said the idea for the map came about in two ways.
“Firstly I have often been intrigued that we tweet with our colleagues and peers on Twitter, yet don’t really have a feel for where our followers are. I had been looking for a way to put local construction twitter users, architects, consultants and designers on a map of the Middle East,” said Schumann.
He said after doing some research, he found Su Butcher (Story continues below