Best Podcast

Judges want to hear podcasts that give a unique and fresh insight into an aspect of architecture. Outstanding entries in this category will include shows that reflect architecture’s diversity of ideas and give listeners new angles on the building and architects they love, with genuine and passionate presentation.

Podcasts about work and careers, including in-depth interviews with experts, are also welcome.

This category accepts entries from practices and individuals, including professional journalists, online magazines and companies on condition that the subject being discussed is architecture.

The podcast must have had at least three episodes recorded between 2021-2022.

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Reduced "Earlybird" Entry Fee: £95.00 + VAT

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Criteria

Engagement Does the podcast quickly engage and pull in its audience? Are there any relevant statistics to show plays, finishes or likes? Does the podcast have a regular release schedule?
Relevance Does the choice of subject make sense given its audience? Does it provide valuable content on a topic that the audience wants to know about? Is it enjoyable to listen to?
Clarity Is the tone focused and clear? Is the audio good quality? Is there a clear CTA to subscribe, follow or favourite?

Judges

  • James Bishop

    James is the founder and CEO of OneFinePlay, a full-service podcast shop.. Shows cover topics from overcoming fear with Cressida Bonas to life’s toughest moments with Ross Kemp.

  • Poppy Waring

    Poppy is a content creator specialising in factual and documentary podcast and film. She is the producer of Open City’s weekly architecture current affairs podcast ‘the Londown’.

  • Vicky Richardson

    Vicky is Head of Architecture and Heinz Curator, Royal Academy of Arts. She was previously Head of Architecture, Design and Fashion at the British Council and Commissioner of the British Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale. 

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