Will Hurst is an award-winning journalist who has spent most of his career writing about architecture and construction. A news specialist with an expertise in investigative and campaigning journalism.
Hurst has written for national titles such as the Guardian, Times and Financial Times as well as for the trade press and has been interviewed about architecture on radio and TV. He was named both news reporter and feature writer of the year at the 2013 IBP awards for his work in exposing construction industry blacklisting.
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Architecture firms are rallying to the climate change cause with an 11-point action plan. But have they understood the transformation in practice this will commit them to? Will Hurst reports
The £43 million failure of the Garden Bridge is comparable with the Kids Company scandal because government was ‘beguiled’ in both cases by famous individuals, a Commons select committee has heard
Will Hurst meets two Extinction Rebellion members who no longer feel the profession is an effective way to bring about the drastic action needed to combat climate change
Julia Barfield is among the architects backing the radical climate change protest movement as its epic London demonstration takes a pause
A London Assembly group investigating the failed £53m Garden Bridge has been snubbed by the trust which developed it after its chair said he had no ’faith in its objectivity’
Roger Scruton has been sacked from his role as chair of the government’s Building Better Building Beautiful Commission following controversy over ‘unacceptable’ comments about Islam and Chinese people
Reaction to Scruton sacking: ‘It was foreseeable this ludicrous appointment would end badly’Subscription
The profession has been quick to react to news that outspoken traditionalist Roger Scruton has been fired as chair of the government’s Building Better Building Beautiful Commission
The loss of £53 million on London’s unbuilt Garden Bridge risks undermining public trust in charities, the Charity Commission said today (9 April)
The Lib Dem leader has condemned scrutiny of the collapsed Garden Bridge after a letter emerged from TfL’s under-fire boss Mike Brown to the Charity Commission suggesting no grounds for further inquiry
Backlash at TfL's decision to ‘sell off the family silver’ with disposal of Broadway HQ Subscription
Leading figures in transport, politics and architecture have slammed Transport for London (TfL), saying it is looking to sell its iconic Grade I-listed headquarters building ‘at the worst possible time’