Nykris has created the website for University College London’s architecture faculty, The Bartlett, which went live last Friday.
It was appointed to the £50 000 project after winning a four-way, unpaid creative pitch against Deepend, Wirestation and Bomb Productions.
The UCL department offers a multidisciplinary approach to study and Nykris was briefed to reflect this on-line. The website, at www.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk, is designed to act as a showcase for the faculty’s work, including its architecture school and postgraduate teaching, consultancy and research divisions.
According to Nykris business development manager Philip Read, the website is aimed at a global audience of students, academics, sponsors, architects, college alumni and competitors.
The design challenge was to reflect the diversity and quality of the department, which is well-known in architecture circles, says designer Jason Fawcett.
“We had to mirror the many styles of architecture covered at The Bartlett, and borrowed several design elements from the world of architecture,” adds Fawcett. “The site also had to be flexible enough to accommodate research published by the school.”