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 RIBA has reported a ‘serious incident’ involving its president Alan Jones to the Charity Commission, the AJ has learned
The latest in the AJ’s series of practical ‘how-to’ guides looks at the financial aid available to architectural practices to help them through the coronavirus crisis
Alan Jones stands down as RIBA presidentSubscription
Alan Jones is to temporarily step down as RIBA president, but the reasons for his shock decision remain unknown
The Department for Transport’s (DfT) refusal to release a 2016 internal report about the Garden Bridge project is likely to be overturned, a leading freedom of information campaigner has said
Architects are failing to appreciate the enormity of Covid-19 and should use their problem-solving abilities to help fight the global pandemic, a prominent public health expert has told the AJ
The Department for Transport is refusing to release an internal report on the cancelled Garden Bridge project, claiming this would prejudice the commercial interests of the trust that developed it, now in liquidation
The country’s new citizens’ climate assembly is failing to properly consider the massive impact of the construction process on the country’s emissions, experts have warned
Developers Urban Splash and Canary Wharf Group are the latest organisations to back the AJ’s campaign to reuse existing buildings, along with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and engineer Max Fordham
Property giant British Land and architect and TV presenter George Clarke are among the latest to sign up to AJ’s reuse campaign
The RICS has echoed one of the demands of the AJ RetroFirst campaign by urging new chancellor Rishi Sunak to slash VAT on refurbishment work to 5 per cent