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 pod must have had at least three episodes recorded at any time between autumn 2022 and February ’24.

Read about the 2022 winner here

Entry Fee: £30.00 + VAT

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

  • Laura Broderick, Commercial Partnerships Manager, Building Centre

    With a background in architecture, Laura is currently working on the Building Centre’s retrofit programmes. She is also a podcaster, and hosts and produces the multi-award nominated podcast, Mother of All Solutions. IG: @thebuildingcentre X: @buildingcentre

  • Sophie Herdman, Global Partnerships Director, Acast Creator Network

    Sophie is a podcasting and content expert with a background in journalism. She has spent 15 years working on content acquisition, partnerships and creation at magazines, broadsheets, charities and now in her favourite medium – podcasts.

  • Vicky Richardson, Head of Architecture, Royal Academy of Arts

    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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