Revealed: Who’s judging what at this year’s Archiboo Web Awards

19 June, 2017

Judges are drawn from media, tech, academia and property – each one bringing their own unique perspective to the table.

The 28-strong judging panel will be responsible for selecting the winners for each category. Once the shortlist is announced they will then review and provide feedback on each finalist. The shortlisted entries will be scored against a variety of criteria, dependent on the category, ensuring that the winner excels in each area.

So, who will be judging which category? See our breakdown below. And don’t forget, with less than a month to go before the July 18th deadline, it’s important that you get your submission in as soon as possible – enter here.

Best Offline Experience

Carl Turner – Carl is Founding Director of Carl Turner Architects and co-founder of Social Enterprises, Pop Brixton and Peckham Levels.

Kate MacTiernan – Kate is an architect and Creative Director and co-founder of the Shuffle festival, one of east London’s largest annual community arts festivals.

Stella Ioannou – Stella is director of Lacuna, a creative project consultancy, and Co-director of Sculpture in the City, the City of London’s most ambitious arts initiative.

Best Use of Video

Phineas Harper – Phineas is deputy director of the Architecture Foundation. In 2015 he co-created Turncoats, a design-based debating society which now has chapters in four continents.

Enfys Dickinson – Enfys is an award-winning producer. After cutting her teeth at Disney, Paramount and Warner Bros she set up WonderLust Pictures to produce independent feature films.

Kyle Bergman – Kyle founded the annual Architecture & Design Film Festival, America’s largest film festival devoted to the subject. He is also the festival’s director.

Best Use of Innovation

Jacob Loftus – Jacob Loftus is founder and CEO of developer General Projects. Launched in 2016, it creates experiential, innovative and dynamic buildings, designed around the needs of the new economy.

Savvanah de Savray – Savannah is the Founder and CEO of Built-ID: a proptech platform powered by leading property consultants and developers showcasing their projects and collaborations.

Emily Wright – Emily is features and global editor of Estates Gazette specialising in domestic and global real estate investment, the TMT and start-up sectors and future of property design and development.

Best Use of Digital Imagery

Jeremy Till – Jeremy is an architect, educator and writer. He is head of Central Saint Martins and Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of the Arts London.

Kate Goodwin – Kate is Head of Architecture and Drue Heinz Curator at the Royal Academy of Arts.  overseeing a programme which stimulates a debate about architecture and its intersection with the arts.

David Bickle – David is the V&A’s Director of Design, Exhibitions and FuturePlan. His responsibilities include the V&A East project hailed as a new museum “for the digital age”.

Best Use of Technology

 

Del Hossain – Del is MD of the Adrem Group, the UK’s leading recruitment agency in the field of architecture and design. He trained as an architect and holds a qualification in business psychology.

Radek Kaminski – Radek is BDP’s website and intranet manager responsible for all aspects of the development, administration and maintenance of bdp.com.

Thomas Telford – Tom is Managing Director and Co-Founder of 3WhiteHats, a creative digital marketing agency specialising in Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Paid Media and Content.

Best Written Content

Vicky Richardson – Vicky is a writer, curator and consultant based in London. She was Director of Architecture,Design and Fashion at the British Council from 2010-16.

Juliette Mitchell – Juliette Mitchell was an editor at Penguin Books for many years and now runs architypal helping architects find fresh ways to write about their work.

Hugh Pearman – Hugh is editor of the RIBA Journal and writes for many other media including Royal Academy Magazine, the Spectator and, in America, Architectural Record.

Best Home Page

Afroditi Krassa – Afroditi is the Creative Director of AfroditiKrassa and the designer behind some of London’s most iconic hospitality projects of the last decade, from Itsu to Dishoom.

Courtney Lutkitsch – Courtney is founder and principal at Gotham PR dedicated to talent in architecture, design, art, culture & advocacy. It has offices in New York and London.

Paul Raftery – Paul is a photographer and has worked all around the world for prestigious architects and international magazines.

Best Visual Design

Albert Hill – Albert founded estate agency, The Modern House in 2005. Prior to this, he was the Architecture & Design Editor at Wallpaper*.

Marcus Fairs – Marcus is founder and editor-in-chief of Dezeen, the world’s most popular design and architecture magazine.

Nikki Osborne – Nikki is a graphic designer. She co-founded Studio ND in 2017, a cross platform of designers and makers working across print, web development and set design.

Best Use of Social Media

Jon Silk – Based in Los Angeles, Jon is a partner at Bite. Until 2015, he ran the digital and consumer PR teams at Bite’s London office, leading the Amazon Music & Video, Sony, 4Music, Hasbro, and Canary accounts.

Zeena Feldman – Zeena is Lecturer in Digital Culture at King’s College London. Her research investigates intersections between communication, technology and everyday life.

Francesco d’Orazio – Francesco is Co-founder and Vice President of Product at audience intelligence firm Pulsar and Co-founder of the Visual Social Media Lab.

If you’d like more information on the criteria and how the scoring works please email awards@archiboo.com