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Simon Aldous

Simon is deputy production editor at the AJ and author of its Weekend Roundup newsletter

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Tel:
+44 (0) 20 3953 2002
Email:
simon.aldous@emap.com

Stories

  • Ukgbc climate 019

    Weekend roundup: Architects down tools Subscription

    21 September, 2019Comments (1)

    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

    14 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

    7 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

  • Clerkenwellclose 64 crop

    Summer round up: the top stories of the past six weeksSubscription

    31 August, 2019

    This summer’s biggest stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous Taha’s Clerkenwell Close building saved • New HLM hospital in danger • HS2 in question • Grimshaw boss calls for 1980s Homebase to be reused • Architects to strike over climate crisis • Tintagel footbridge completes

  • Neavebrownbygarethgardner

    Weekend roundup: Neave means Neave?Subscription

    27 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

  • Macallan distillery

    Weekend roundup: Pop the corks and break out the whisky, it’s the 2019 Stirling shortlistSubscription

    20 July, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous  Stirling Prize shortlist revealed • Mayor rejects Fosters’ Tulip • Libeskind reveals Hampstead Maggie’s Centre design • Concern over changes to Neave Brown estate • Hawkins\Brown criticised over demolition plans

  • Shutterstock posse wv

    Weekend roundup: Barricade your homes, the beauty brigade is riding into townSubscription

    13 July, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous Beauty Commission publishes interim report • Old Oak Common megaproject under threat • Bogus architect fined £10,000 • Recent buildings feature on at-risk list

  • China wharf

    Weekend roundup: Built heritage fails to make the gradeSubscription

    6 July, 2019Comments (1)

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Historic England snubs Grade II-listed buildings • Outcry over planned San Siro demolition • Norfolk Broads visitor centre runs aground • Museum of London budget soars  

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

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

    29 June, 2019Comments (2)

    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

  • Serpentine pavilion 2019 ©francescorusso lowres 016

    Weekend roundup: Nearly perfect storm clouds at Serpentine PavilionSubscription

    22 June, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Serpentine Pavilion opens amid dual controversies • Experts warned of fire risk at Barking Riverside • Grimshaw reveals Heathrow expansion masterplan

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