A+ Awards: Get Seen By Top Design Journalists!
January 15, 2013
For those lollygaggers out there who haven’t yet entered the A+ Awards, get on it! There are ample reasons why it’s well worth your time—including getting some serious media exposure. Of course, we’ll be featuring the finalists and winners on our own site, viewed by millions each month. We also have partnerships with the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, GOOD, and Cool Hunting.
If that’s not enough, consider this: Your work will be judged by a number of esteemed journalists from international publications! Click through to see the editors, writers, and photographers who are serving on the A+ Awards jury.
Iwan Baan. Photo courtesy Wikipedia
Iwan Baan is an award-winning photographer whose work focuses on the way the public interacts with architecture. He has photographed buildings by many of the world’s most prominent architects, including Rem Koolhaas and Zaha Hadid, and his work has appeared in such publications The New York Times, Domus, and The New Yorker. (Read about how Iwan captured his phenomenal New York magazine cover shot of a Hurricane Sandy-stricken Manhattan on Architizer.)
Spencer Bailey is the articles editor at Surface, a leading American design and fashion magazine. His work also appears in The New York Times Magazine and Bloomberg Businessweek. A graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, he lives in New York City.
Fred A. Bernstein
Fred Bernstein studied architecture and Princeton and is a lawyer and freelance writer living in New York City. His design reporting and criticism have appeared in The New York Times, Architectural Record, and Dwell, among other publications.
Alan G. Brake
Alan G. Brake is the executive editor of The Architect’s Newspaper. He has written about architecture, design, and urbanism for a variety of US and international publications. He has degrees in architectural history and urbanism from Vassar and Yale, and is the recipient of a research grant from the Graham Foundation.
Felix Burrichter is the founder of PIN–UP, a biannual magazine that features interviews with renowned architects, critical essays, and design photography. He also contributes regularly to T The New York Times Style Magazine, Fantastic Man, and Wired Italia.
Casey Caplowe. Photo courtesy Nowness
Casey Caplowe is co-founder and creative director of GOOD Magazine. Casey has spoken at events including TEDx in Sao Paulo, the Social Design Symposium in Tokyo, and the Insights Series at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis.
Allan Chochinov is a partner of Core77, where he serves as editor in chief of Core77.com and strategist for Coroflot.com and DesignDirectory.com. Allan is an associate professor at New York’s Pratt Institute and has received awards from I.D. magazine, Communication Arts, the Art Directors Club, and the One Club.
Ned Cramer is the editor in chief of Architect magazine. The recipient of an Arts Administration Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, Ned has also worked as a curator of the Chicago Architecture Foundation and has held positions at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., and the Menil Collection in Houston.
Paul Goldberger is a Pulitzer Prize-winning critic and a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. He holds the Joseph Urban Chair in Design and Architecture at The New School in New York City and has written several books, including Why Architecture Matters (Yale University Press, 2009).
Wendy Goodman. Photo courtesy Spread Art Culture
Wendy Goodman is the design editor of New York magazine and a founding member of DesigNYC. She is the co-author of Tony Duquette (Abrams, 2007), about the legendary set designer, and the author of The World of Gloria Vanderbilt (Abrams, 2010).
Christopher Hawthorne is the architecture critic at the Los Angeles Times. He is co-author of The Green House: New Directions in Sustainable Architecture (Princeton Architectural Press, 2010).
Edwin Heathcote is the architecture critic at The Financial Times and the author of several books, including, most recently, The Meaning of Home (Frances Lincoln, 2012).
Graham Hill is the founder of TreeHugger, the leading media outlet dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream. He is also the CEO of LifeEdited, a project devoted to living well with less.
Philip Jodido has written numerous books on contemporary architecture, including TASCHEN’s Architecture Now series and monographs on Norman Foster, Richard Meier, Alvaro Siza, Tadao Ando, and Renzo Piano. His latest book, Tree Houses: Castles in the Air, will be published by Taschen later this month.
Jiang Jun. Photo courtesy UCLA
Jiang Jun is a designer, critic, and the editor in chief of Urban China, the first magazine published in China that explores urbanism, architecture, and development.
Cliff is an editor at Fast Company and the founding editor of its spin-off, Co.Design. His work has also appeared regularly in Wired, Popular Science, and GOOD.
Nadav is the president of BuildingGreen, a leading provider of information about sustainable buildings and products. He also is the executive editor of GreenSource magazine, published by McGraw-Hill.
Sommer Mathis is editor of The Atlantic Cities. Previously she spent five years editing and reporting on the D.C. metro area at DCist.com and TBD.com.
Nicolai Ouroussoff is a Pulitzer Prize finalist and the former architecture critic for the New York Times. He is currently writing a book on architecture, culture, and politics in the 20th century.
Michael Moran started as a designer at Frank Gehry’s studio before forging a career in photography. He has shot architecture for publications and organizations such as A+U, Architectural Record, and MoMA. He is currently working on a book about the churches of Ibiza and Formentera with the architect Elias Torres.
Josh Rubin is co-founder and editor in chief of Cool Hunting and creative director of Largetail. He also invented Freehands Gloves.
James S. Russell. Photo courtesy @JamesSRusellny
James S. Russell
James Russell is the architecture critic at Bloomberg. His latest book is The Agile City: Building Well Being and Wealth in an Era of Climate Change (Island Press, 2011).