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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A transport minister has ridiculed complaints made about the Garden Bridge during an extraordinary Commons debate on the failed project last week
Culture minister Mims Davies has criticised the Charity Commission in Parliament as an MPs debate on the Garden Bridge scandal was confirmed for next week
Wandsworth Council is to bring in a consultancy to sell naming rights to a proposed £36 million west London bridge following a proposal by the scheme’s architect Chris Medland
Leading politicians including Lib Dem leader Vince Cable have reacted furiously to the charity regulator’s decision not to launch a full inquiry into the £53 million collapse of the Garden Bridge project
What can you do to mitigate the huge impact of construction on climate change? By Will Hurst
The Garden Bridge costs reveal a shocking recklessness with public money, but there’s no sign anyone will be held to account, writes Will Hurst
Taxpayers will pay for 81 per cent of the £53 million wasted on Thomas Heatherwick’s Garden Bridge, it has emerged
A team led by developer Urban Splash and architects Proctor & Matthews is poised to land what’s likely to become the UK’s largest modular housing scheme this century
The London Assembly has issued a summons demanding Transport for London (TfL) hand over recent correspondence with the Garden Bridge Trust, signalling its growing impatience with the continued secrecy surrounding the disastrously expensive project
A collection of some of post-war Britain’s most significant architectural work is to leave the country after the surviving members of Archigram were given the go-ahead to sell their archive to a Hong Kong museum for £1.8 million