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  • Grenfell shrine anthony coleman

    Weekend roundup: Studio E, so much to answer forSubscription

    Opinion7 March, 2020

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Grenfell architect gives evidence to inquiry • Events cancelled amid coronavirus fears • Sharks make surprise appearance in Antepavilion shortlist

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    Weekend roundup: Court ruling puts Heathrow expansion up in the airSubscription

    Opinion29 February, 2020

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Grimshaw’s Heathrow expansion in doubt after court ruling • MIPIM set to brave coronavirus fears • Historic England increases pressure for VAT reform • Traditional Architecture Group to run design review panels

  • Millwall afl

    Weekend roundup: Architecture to soothe Millwall’s savage beastSubscription

    Opinion22 February, 2020

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: AFL reveals Millwall football stadium revamp • BDP to mark International Women’s Day with male-dominated panel • Council rejects Bristol Airport expansion on environmental ground • Chipperfield back in the fray for Stockholm Nobel Centre

  • 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

  • Grenfell shrine anthony coleman

    Weekend roundup: Grenfell architect breaks its silence to assert its right to silenceSubscription

    Opinion1 February, 2020

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Grenfell refurb architect breaks its silence • Mackintosh tutor sacked for not staying silent • Beauty commission’s final report • Bjarke Ingels leaves WeWork

  • 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

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    Weekend roundup: Roger Scruton – a profession mournsSubscription

    Opinion18 January, 2020

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Roger Scruton dies • Report reveals extent of PDR office-to-resi schemes • Sadiq Khan stands firm on architect retention • Architecture’s in-house poet

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    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

  • Warehouse

    Weekend roundup: There’ll be no human warehouses on our watchSubscription

    Opinion21 December, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Haringey rejects Ben Adams Architects PDR office-to-resi scheme • Manchester seeks to halt co-housing developments • Rory Stewart weighs in on bell foundry row • AHMM reports record turnover

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    Weekend roundup: Not the result the profession was hoping forSubscription

    Opinion14 December, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Election result disappoints the profession • No ARB sanction for climate protester • RIBA names all-female list of honorary fellows • Barbican school shelves expansion plans • Dutch retrofit library wins top world architecture prize

  • Hat projects

    Weekend roundup: Out of PocketSubscription

    Opinion7 December, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous. HAT Projects’ Pocket Living loses appeal • AJ survey shows slight boost for Labour • Dulwich Pavilion to be turned into planters • Hawkins\Brown profits plummet • Níall McLaughlin museum scheme axed • Takero Shimazaki reworks Barbican flat

  • Shutterstock pokey

    Weekend roundup: Designing a ‘human warehouse’Subscription

    Opinion30 November, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous. Ben Adams Architects in firing line over office-to-resi PDR scheme • AHR sells overseas office for one pound • Non-architect fined for illegal hashtags • Sheffield buildings in danger from cuts, warn heritage groups

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    Weekend roundup: Trick of the light – Christmas plagiarism claimSubscription

    Opinion23 November, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Oxford Street lights design was copied, claims competition finalist • West Midlands mayor lays into HS2 station proposals • Bolton Cube fire raises safety concerns

  • 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 

  • P&pjigsaw

    Weekend roundup: US megafirm swallows up Penoyre & PrasadSubscription

    Opinion9 November, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Perkins and Will buys Penoyre & Prasad • Government calls in Holocaust Memorial • Nouvel sued over concert hall overruns • OMA Manchester arts centre set for further cost hike

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    Weekend roundup: Can trade union combat architecture’s long hours? Subscription

    Opinion2 November, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Architectural trade union launches • Grenfell report blames firefighters • Zaha Hadid Architects wins Sydney airport job • Transmission site receives RetroFirst message

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    Weekend roundup: Watch it come down (your pay, that is)Subscription

    Opinion26 October, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Architects’ pay falls • Unsafe cladding used on FAT housing • high-rise demolition dilemma • Olympic housing job for Stirling winner • Populous up for San Siro replacement • Meet the new boss of Farrells

  • Nick newman on tower crop

    Weekend roundup: Protest and surviveSubscription

    Opinion19 October, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Studio Bark architect arrested at Extinction Rebellion demo • Lancaster University launches architecture degree for activists • Tributes paid to Charles Jencks • Loan rate hike threatens council housing

  • Yvonneandshelleysmilinggrafton

    Weekend roundup: Grafton’s win starts redressing gold medal gender imbalanceSubscription

    Opinion5 October, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Grafton wins RIBA Gold Medal • Zaha Hadid Architects Beijing airport opens • Government launches new design guide • Housing association puts all new schemes on hold • Viñoly to design Hackney Tesco

  • Shutterstock boris johnson

    Weekend roundup: Will RIBA be the undoing of Boris Johnson?Subscription

    Opinion28 September, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous Calls grow to strip Boris Johnson of honorary fellowship • ARB fines ’new Zaha’ after window error • Architects on TV • Adjaye to design Abu Dhabi interfaith centre • Council rejects HTA’s Hoover neighbour

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