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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Three of the instigators of Architects Declare – Steve Tompkins of Haworth Tompkins, Michael Pawlyn of Exploration Architecture, and Julia Barfield of Marks Barfield – discuss the movement’s progress and its plans to become far more vocal in a Q&A with Will Hurst
Britain’s battered post-Covid economy could be rebooted through a major retrofit programme which would slash emissions and create jobs, the Coalition for the Energy Efficiceny of Buildings (CEEB) has said
The government should launch an ambitious retrofitting programme to spur the UK’s recovery from coronavirus, industry organisations have said
New guidelines on coronavirus include imposition of distancing in lifts and floors, reduced hot-desking and staggered shifts
Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has been chosen to design an office complex in Shanghai, yet its claims this will be the ‘greenest’ building in the city have sparked questions from a fellow signatory of Architects Declare
The circumstances surrounding the ‘serious incident’ which resulted in RIBA president Alan Jones stepping down from his post are being investigated by police in Northern Ireland, it has emerged
Architects at Hawkins\Brown and the chief executive of the RIBA have joined more than 400 leading creative figures in calling for urgent financial support for the creative industries from the government
The boss of turnkey development specialist Project Etopia has said hundreds of thousands of empty properties in England could help tackle the housing and climate crises, as Arup and Stanton Williams also voice support for the AJ campaign
Glenn Howells Architects, AHMM, dRMM, Waugh Thistleton and developer Urban Splash are lobbying the government not to ban structural timber under proposed rule changes on fire safety
Tributes have been paid to New York-based Bill Menking, a key figure in New York’s architecture community, who has died aged 72 from cancer