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9 Instagram Accounts for London’s Architecture Lovers

London’s landscape is a tapestry of manmade beauty, from imposing office buildings to extraordinary residential architecture – and no-one appreciates the capital’s creative assets like Londoners themselves.

As any Instagram lover will know, this platform is the epicentre of artistic appreciation – bringing together architects, photographers and design lovers of all creeds in celebration of our beautiful world.

If you’re a self-confessed architecture addict, we’ve got your next fix right here. These Instagrammers are every Londoner’s lifeline, bringing the beating heart of the city into vivid colour and shining a bright light on London’s best design work.

Matt Scutt

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Matt Scutt’s Instagram portfolio is an architecture lover’s paradise, investigating man made form through a designer’s eyes – and his perspective is a fascinating one. No. 1 London Bridge comes alive in the daylight, and this shot perfectly captures the building’s prismatic colouring. @mattscutt

Emmanuel Cole

 

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The Canary Wharf DLR Station is a prime example of the everyday beauty London is famed for – and Emmanuel Cole is the man to capture the character and charisma of urban London. With a feed that brings the city’s vibrant neighbourhoods, moods and colours into glorious focus, Cole’s urban sensitivity makes his Instagram portfolio a lesson for London-based photographers.

@ecolephoto

Ashley Lewis

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No Instagrammer shortlist would be complete without Ashley Lewis – bringing a taste of his travels to followers far and wide. This atmospheric shot captures London in all its glory – urgent, transient and expressive without exception. Follow Ashley for a plethora of digital postcards from across the globe.

@ash

tschang

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London’s streets are a testament to the beautiful everyday, and tschang’s Instagram account is full to the brim with fleeting moments from the fast-paced capital. This Shoreditch special pictures urban London at its finest, putting the shabby chic aesthetic of Redchurch Street in the spotlight. @tschang

Mr Whisper

 

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Mr Whisper’s photography is all about bottling moments – and it’s thanks to his unique viewpoint that he makes our list. This incredible view of the V&A entrance demonstrates the rewards that come with engaging with your environment, highlighting the treats in store for London’s active spectators.

@mrwhisper

Hazem Aljarallah

Even the capital’s most heavily photographed attractions can be reinvigorated through new perspectives, and Hazem Aljarallah is a master of reinventing the wheel – photographing everything from cutting-edge commercial buildings to revolutionary residential architecture. This moody composition breathes new life into Big Ben, using an unlikely angle to take this tourist favourite to a new level of aesthetic power. @bu_khaled

Rich

 

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Known simply as ‘Rich’, this London-based photographer brings striking city shots to the Instagram addicts. His image of the world-renowned Savoy emanates the luxury this palatial hotel is known for – combining architectural opulence with the iconic melancholy of London in the rain.

@rich__

Adam Sheath

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Stables Market is one of the city’s great oddities, bringing a cacophony of sights, smells and shopping experiences together in one vibrant amalgamation. Adam Sheath’s Instagram post serves as an apt snapshot of the weird and wonderful market: as colourful and curious as any of London’s bustling backstreets. @adamsheath

Miss Underground

 

Miss Underground is infatuated with London’s subway system – and her Instagram feed is nothing short of an underground influx. From atmospheric escalators to haunting empty station shots, this loyal Londoner pays tribute to the city’s secrets through a steady stream of tantalising tube station photography.

@missunderground

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