By Alex Dixon
For our second installment of Monograph's annual best architecture websites collection we've hand-picked five more excellent sites that demonstrate superb design, usability and overall visual experience. If you're looking for inspiration, look no further; below are the best architecture websites of 2016. Happy scrolling!
Beautiful and calm in varying shades of white, Snohetta's feed-style homepage immerses you in their work while gently guiding you to other areas of the website. Sporting an efficient layout and gorgeous typography their architecture website is definitely not one to miss.
Tennent Brown Architects
Playful font animations and an earthy color palette bring out the warmth and personality of Tennent Brown Architects’ portfolio. Adding depth are a set of five perspectives, a clever approach to storytelling offering an introduction to their firm's work, a tactic not generally seen on architecture websites.
KPF (Kohn Pederson Fox)
In a refreshing take on the corporate front, KPF's architecture website contextualizes the firm's work through narrative; long-form "stories" designed to highlight their larger role in the built environment. Elegant type and a considered mobile experience round out the website.
Landing directly on their portfolio, Olson Kundig's architecture website presents their work in collections, sorted by typology, right on the homepage. Featuring an editorial style project layout and responsive design throughout the attention to detail really does their work justice.
Mixing it up with a serif / sans-serif combo, blue accent colors and bouncing dots reminiscent of pong, IF_DO's architecture website is seriously playful. Poke around the site- you'll be pleasantly surprised by the attention to detail, and be sure to click "related projects" at the bottom of the page.
That's it for this round, but check back soon for more inspiration and tips on building a great architecture website. And if you haven't already, have a look at our previous post cataloging the best architecture websites of 2015.