When it comes to assessing whether a building has best stood the test of time, Architecture Today Awards judge Amin Taha will be looking out for projects using materials with the lowest embodied carbon possible.
I’m keen to hear about the journey buildings have been on – how the world has evolved since the brief was set, says Architecture Today Awards judge and Grosvenor development director Heather Topel.
It is a really good idea to assess buildings after they have been in occupation, rather than a bright shiny new (unused) objects, says Architecture Today Awards judge, Related Argent chair David Partridge.
I believe architecture starts when life takes over and we should enjoy the patina of life and appreciate that adaptation is not just inevitable, is something we should celebrate, says Architecture Today Awards judge Simon Allford.
Architecture Today Awards judge Despina Katsikakis, Executive Partner and Global Head of Total Workplace at Cushman & Wakefield, discusses her hopes to see a shift away from the visual focus on buildings and towards the resiliency and value they can offer.
Architecture Today Awards judge Ben Derbyshire, former RIBA President and Chair of HTA Design, shares why he hopes to see social housing schemes among the entries.
Sarah Allan, Head of Architecture at the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, is one of our 18-strong judging panel for the Architecture Today Awards. She shares her hopes that the awards will support the need for a more iterative approach to design.
Writer and broadcaster Deyan Sudjic is among 18 judges for the first Architecture Today Awards. Attracted by the awards' step away from the "instant charm of newness", he shares what qualities he would like to see in entries.
PDP London partner and sustainability expert Marion Baeli is among the 18 judges for the Architecture Today Awards. She shares her views on the importance of learning from experience to build better, as well as tips for entrants to the awards.