The judges said: Ben Adams Architects has a great and lively Twitter account that gives a real sense of the personality of the firm and a diagram by John Cage posted on its Instagram account says a lot about their approach to social media which is joined-up, bold and original. We particularly liked the winner’s tone on Twitter that makes it a practice you’d really want to work with.
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The judges said: This is a website for lovers of modern architecture and it’s written for lovers. Bright and interesting copy is packed full of inspiration and information and good enough to be a blog never mind its primary purpose as an estate agent.
The judges said: “We felt the winner’s home page was welcoming, accessible and the use of photography high quality, impactful and dramatic. It also gives a good sense of the sheer breadth of the practice’s work and involvement in industry issues. The navigation is a very simple row of buttons along the top of the page that makes things nice and easy.
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The judges said: We enjoyed its simple navigation, good text size on mobile and lots of engaging content, including video, leading to a good number of visits. Its international successes are strong and the UX is good. There was special praise for the use of Pinterest which one judge said “makes sense given the likely audience”, while another said, “It’s really good to see a large firm experimenting in this way.
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The judges said: This is design in the true sense – strong presentation, great clarity, straightforward navigation and intuitive response.” Another judge praised the very impactful large-scale photography and an “eclectic range of projects, which draw in the architecture and design crowd.
The judges said: The Modern House website is a brilliant mix of tech and design, for example its use of video which is engaging while not slowing loading times noticeably. The writing and photography are both excellent and the website is easy to navigate while managing to hold a vast mount of information without bombarding you.