The 2021 Shortlist

After a record-breaking response, with an incredibly high standard of entries across-the-board, we’re excited to reveal the shortlist for eleven categories. The Best Overall shortlist will be announced in early October.



Best Use of Video

BARD   Taigh Bainne

Camera – Alex James, Edit – Adam Smith, Music – Martyn Bennett and Kirsten Bennett

Collective Works   Practice Profile

Camera – Martin Fickling and Raymond McFarlane

Diamond Schmitt Architects   Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts

FCBStudios   A Light Touch – Renovating the Raphael Court at the V&A

Camera – Edward Bishop, Editor – Tom Thistlethwaite

Gort Scott  The Rock, Whistler

Camera and Edit – Tapio Snellman

Sarah Wigglesworth Architects  What Does it Take to Make a Building?

Camera and Edit – Jim Stephenson


Best Online Experience - NEW

Architecture Fringe 2021 –  Architecture Fringe

Cultural Producers Programme  – Beyond the Box Consultants

Negroni Talks  –  Fourth Space

Vault of Contemporary Art –  Make Architects

Virtual Building Tours  –Leeds Society of Architects

Colour Memories   Museum of Architecture

Exhibition design & illustration – Karina Armanda, Website Technical Designer- Ed Ball,  Animation & Sound – Jon Conway



Best User Experience

TMV Architects   – Website by TM Studio

Arney Fender Katsalidis  – Website by BOB Design

Editorial consultant – Diane Hutchinson

studioshaw   – Website by Tom Green Design

Curl la Tourelle Head Architecture – Website by BOB Design

Michaelis Boyd  Website by TM Studio 

AWW – Website by Ten4 Design


Best Newcomer

Best Overall