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  • The two alans

    Summer roundup: It’s goodnight from her – the Two Alans will run the RIBASubscription

    Opinion1 September, 2018

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories you may have missed during the summer holidays: Alan Jones wins RIBA presidency • Architect quits BDP after maternity leave • Mac refurb used flammable materials • Student survey highlights rising costs • Wakefield Adjaye building set for demolition

  • Indecision

    Weekend roundup: ​Architects fight climate change – unless it’s ‘unnecessarily complex’Subscription

    Opinion8 February, 2020

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Newham hires architect to replace timber with concrete on dRMM design • Trump: all federal buildings must be Classical • Furore over Crystal Palace subway competition • Grenfell inquiry backs architect’s immunity request

  • Robert venturi 2008 rome

    Weekend roundup: ‘I am not now and never have been a Postmodernist’Subscription

    Opinion22 September, 2018

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Robert Venturi • Colin St John Wilson’s demolished lab • Fosters partners’ £23m bonus • SAVE redesigns St Michael’s • Brexit ‘dull design’ warning

  • Shutterstock boy drawing

    Weekend roundup: ‘Idiot’ blames son for abuse-of-title convictionSubscription

    Opinion11 January, 2020

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Man blames son for abuse-of-title conviction • Architecture firms unite against excessive working hours • Liverpool schemes halted after developer’s arrest • Antepavilion developer hits back at council • Architect hails change to Oxford’s affordable housing policy

  • Shutterstock persimmon newcastle

    Weekend roundup: ‘Most new housing should never have been built’Subscription

    Opinion25 January, 2020

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Study reveals poor quality of most new housing • Foster backs House of Lords move to York • HS2 prevarication will only cause more delays, says watchdog

  • Shutterstock money and house

    Weekend roundup: ‘Truly appalling’ actions result in ACA honorary membershipSubscription

    Opinion3 November, 2018

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: ARB strikes off ACA Council member • Referendum halts Fosters’ Mexico airport •Political threat to O’Donnell + Tuomey campus • Hammond set to relax rules on upward extensions

  • Boris and celtic crossing

    Weekend roundup: A bridge you say?Subscription

    Opinion14 September, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Prime minister considers Scotland/NI crossing • Anger over HTA block behind Hoover Building • Fosters posts record turnover • AJ launches RetroFirst campaign

  • Shutterstock parliament crop

    Weekend roundup: A broken political systemSubscription

    Opinion23 February, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Watchdog warning over housing emissions • Threat to Grimshaw Sainsbury’s scheme • Oxford college to demolish Maguire and Murray building

  • Bbc stirling coverage

    Weekend roundup: Amazing what you can get for £1.3bn these daysSubscription

    Opinion13 October, 2018

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Fosters’ Bloomberg HQ wins Stirling Prize • Caruso St John criticises Museum of Childhood changes • Richard Horden dies • Hopkins ITV building axed • Richard Meier steps down

  • Morton and graphs

    Weekend roundup: Architect stands as Labour candidate as support for party fallsSubscription

    Opinion16 November, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Bell Phillips associate stands as Labour candidate • Tributes paid to Ted Cullinan • Court convicts XR activist architect 

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