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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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
A report showing cement is responsible for 8 per cent of world CO2 emissions has sparked a debate over the profession’s love affair with concrete
The Charity Commission could face judicial review proceedings if it fails to take action over the Garden Bridge Trust, according to new QC opinion
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Historic England listed more than 950 buildings and sites during 2018. The AJ looks at some of the most noteworthy
The word ‘uncertainty’ has rarely been used so often in a single 12-month period. The profession is gasping for answers on Brexit
Wealthy donors who gave money towards the Garden Bridge are planning to sue the charity behind it after complaining that their money was ‘pissed down the drain’ when the project collapsed