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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

  • Heathrow 17581816690141

    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

  • Shutterstock scruton

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Shutterstock number10downingstreetnovember2019

    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

  • Oxford st lights x 2

    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

  • United voices.max760x504

    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

  • Shutterstock building demolished wv

    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

  • Ukgbc climate 019

    Weekend roundup: Architects down tools Subscription

    Opinion21 September, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Architects take part in climate strike • Heatherwick profits soar • RSHP temporary housing ‘stigmatised residents’ • Stirling shortlisted house for sale • George Clarke launches housing design degree

  • 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

  • Doctor gray

    Weekend roundup: Doctor Gray will sign you off nowSubscription

    Opinion7 September, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Leaked emails lift lid on Glasgow School of Art row • Cost of not building Rotherhithe crossing • Karakusevic Carson housing to be evacuated • Mayor lays into Hawkins\Brown plan for Alton Estate

  • Neavebrownbygarethgardner

    Weekend roundup: Neave means Neave?Subscription

    Opinion27 July, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous:  Neave Brown Award shortlist announced • Roger Scruton reinstated to beauty commission • Housing ministry shake-up • Shipping container homes

  • Eddington, lot 1, no 3388 jack hobhouse pressimage 2

    Weekend roundup: RIBA Awards give first clues of this year’s Stirling winnerSubscription

    Opinion29 June, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: RIBA National Awards announced • RIBA declares climate emergency • Rotherhithe bridge scrapped • Scottish government refuses to help Cardross seminary

  • Barkingriversidefire

    Weekend roundup: Two years after Grenfell, Barking Riverside fire raises familiar questionsSubscription

    Opinion15 June, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous Fire hits Sheppard Robson flats at Barking Riverside • Dulwich Picture Gallery pavilion opens • WilkinsonEyre completes student pods for Dyson Institute

  • 17 architects

    Weekend roundup: Can the Stirling laureates save the planet? Subscription

    Opinion1 June, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Seventeen Stirling Prize winners unite to declare climate emergency • Elsie Owusu takes RIBA to employment tribunal • Home Office review recognises architecture skills shortage

  • Eiffel tower gustafson

    Weekend roundup: Before we leave Europe, let’s redesign itSubscription

    Opinion25 May, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Gustafson Porter + Bowman wins Eiffel Tower competition • Housing department calls in ZHA Vauxhall scheme • Snug wins Wall of Answered Prayer contest

  • 3104768 hawkinsbrown allstaff

    Weekend roundup: Hawkins\Brown – no more Mr Nice GuysSubscription

    Opinion18 May, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Hawkins\Brown makes redundancies • IM Pei dies aged 102 • Council architect numbers continue to fall • Japanese housebuilder teams up with Urban Splash • Prince Andrew enters the architecture fray

  • Forbesmassiestudio index

    Weekend roundup: Turning something useless into something usefulSubscription

    Opinion11 May, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: AHMM’s temporary parliament provokes heritage furore • dRMM boss’s anger over slot machines on Hastings Pier

  • Shutterstock tweedledeetweedledum wv

    Weekend roundup: Scruton’s replacement – has Tweedledee replaced Tweedledum?Subscription

    Opinion4 May, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Create Streets founder replaces Scruton •  Adjaye and Arad redesign Holocaust memorial • Architect arrested for Extinction Rebellion protest

  • Crossrail delays 3

    Weekend roundup: Is design to blame for Crossrail delays?Subscription

    Opinion27 April, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Crossrail delayed till spring 2021 • RIBA considers ending free student membership • Chipperfield Edinburgh concert hall squeaks through planning

  • Shutterstock 3 bunnies

    Weekend roundup: Concerned with fluffy bunnies rather than architectsSubscription

    Opinion6 April, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: RSPCA ditches contest for modular base • Fosters’ Tulip wins planning approval • Latest gender pay gap data gives mixed picture

  • Shutterstock playground shut out

    Weekend roundup: Playground of the wealthySubscription

    Opinion30 March, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: ‘Poor playgrounds’ • Unpaid interns and free lunches • London Festival of Architecture disowns ‘unpaid’ High Line contest

  • Clockworkorange

    Weekend roundup: Panic on the streets of ThamesmeadSubscription

    Opinion23 March, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: 

  • Balfron before and after

    Weekend roundup: No Midas touch at Goldfinger’s Balfron Tower?Subscription

    Opinion16 March, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Twentieth Century Society slams Studio Egret West’s Balfron refurb • Hull College axes architecture courses • MIPIM vs community land trusts

  • Shutterstock disaster movie wv

    Weekend roundup: Home cinema’s disaster movieSubscription

    Opinion9 March, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Architect loses home-cinema court case • RIBA drops plans for International Women’s Day cookery class • AA reprieves axed publication

  • Shutterstock long hours

    Weekend roundup: Architecture’s illegal long-hours cultureSubscription

    Opinion2 March, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Architects ‘pressured’ into opting out of Working Time Directive • Cass set to stay in East End • O’Donnell and Diller’s Budapest connection

  • 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

  • Neobanksidefromthetate

    Weekend roundup: People in glass houses shouldn’t frolic about in dressing gownsSubscription

    Opinion16 February, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Neo Bankside vs Tate Modern verdict • Final cost of Garden Bridge • Gehry’s Wimbledon concert hall • Council rejects biscuit factory redevelopment 

  • Jeremy segrott wellbeck street car park cc

    Weekend roundup: Diamond car parks aren’t foreverSubscription

    Opinion9 February, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Brutalist car park set for demolition • Adjaye wants Holocaust Memorial to ‘disrupt’ • Patrik Schumacher’s earnings • The rise of modular housing

  • Stuart duffy and suit

    Weekend roundup: Struck off architect’s unfinished businessSubscription

    Opinion2 February, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Architects struck off for certifying unfinished flats • End of university spending boom? • Assael moves to shared ownership • Traditional practice designs homes for Disney • RIBA launches housing award

  • Diller scofidio renfrew centre for music

    Weekend roundup: Lost in musicSubscription

    Opinion26 January, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s Centre for Music • Archigram archive goes to Hong Kong • Foster Ipswich bridge set to be ditched • Gender pay gap season kicks off early

  • Shutterstock slums wv

    Weekend roundup: Building the slums of the futureSubscription

    Opinion19 January, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Fear over low-quality office-to-resi • Amin Taha champions alternatives to concrete • Church despairs of Cardross • Parliament refurb will not be a money feast 

  • Final indignity

    Weekend roundup: Gold hippos mark final indignity for Alex de RijkeSubscription

    Opinion12 January, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: de Rijke speaks out over Hastings Pier • Schumacher claims executors threatened to eject him from ZHA • Government rejects Weston Williamson’s M25 for trains 

  • Thomasheatherwick credit jasonalden

    Weekend roundup: Heatherwick Studio – nothing to see hereSubscription

    Opinion5 January, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Heatherwick Studio’s profits plummet • Tompkins tops theatre power list • Museum of Military intelligence scraps controversial competition • Report’s concrete warning

  • Massimiliano and doriana

    Weekend roundup: Fuksas – another single lone male genius?Subscription

    Opinion15 December, 2018

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Protests at award snub to Doriana Fuksas • Visas for architects with ‘exceptional talent’ • Historic England objects to Fosters’ Tulip

  • 4 country houses

    Weekend roundup: Charles Holland’s very big house in the countrySubscription

    Opinion1 December, 2018

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Country houses • Row over RIBA honorary fellowship • Government to appoint head of architecture • Museum’s insurance blunder

  • Tulip skyline

    Weekend roundup: Is that a tulip on the skyline or are you just pleased to see me?Subscription

    Opinion24 November, 2018

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Fosters plans ‘Tulip’ tourist tower • Give the people what they want, says housing minister • Nuclear power station win comes too late • Make lays off more staff

  • Patrik schumacher villain

    Weekend roundup: Schumacher ready for pantomime seasonSubscription

    Opinion17 November, 2018

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Schumacher bids to remove Zaha will executors • Museum tender process run by one of the bidders • Grenfell Inquiry appoints replacement expert witness

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