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

Stories

  • Nick newman on tower crop

    Weekend roundup: Protest and surviveSubscription

    19 October, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Studio Bark architect arrested at Extinction Rebellion demo • Lancaster University launches architecture degree for activists • Tributes paid to Charles Jencks • Loan rate hike threatens council housing

  • Stirling winners 2019 3

    Weekend roundup: Stirling Prize goes to the right kind of sustainabilitySubscription

    12 October, 2019Comments (4)

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Goldsmith Street housing wins Stirling • Human cost of building Istanbul Airport • Green walls planned for City and Greenwich • Chipperfield posts £1.3 million loss

  • Yvonneandshelleysmilinggrafton

    Weekend roundup: Grafton’s win starts redressing gold medal gender imbalanceSubscription

    5 October, 2019Comments (1)

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Grafton wins RIBA Gold Medal • Zaha Hadid Architects Beijing airport opens • Government launches new design guide • Housing association puts all new schemes on hold • Viñoly to design Hackney Tesco

  • Shutterstock boris johnson

    Weekend roundup: Will RIBA be the undoing of Boris Johnson?Subscription

    28 September, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous Calls grow to strip Boris Johnson of honorary fellowship • ARB fines ’new Zaha’ after window error • Architects on TV • Adjaye to design Abu Dhabi interfaith centre • Council rejects HTA’s Hoover neighbour

  • 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

All by Simon Aldous

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