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Simon Aldous

Simon is deputy production editor at the AJ and author of its Weekend Roundup newsletter

Contact Info

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

Stories

  • Balfron before and after

    Weekend roundup: No Midas touch at Goldfinger’s Balfron Tower?Subscription

    16 March, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Twentieth Century Society slams Studio Egret West’s Balfron refurb • Hull College axes architecture courses • MIPIM vs community land trusts

  • Shutterstock disaster movie wv

    Weekend roundup: Home cinema’s disaster movieSubscription

    9 March, 2019Comments (2)

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Architect loses home-cinema court case • RIBA drops plans for International Women’s Day cookery class • AA reprieves axed publication

  • Shutterstock long hours

    Weekend roundup: Architecture’s illegal long-hours cultureSubscription

    2 March, 2019Comments (1)

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Architects ‘pressured’ into opting out of Working Time Directive • Cass set to stay in East End • O’Donnell and Diller’s Budapest connection

  • Shutterstock parliament crop

    Weekend roundup: A broken political systemSubscription

    23 February, 2019Comments (1)

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Watchdog warning over housing emissions • Threat to Grimshaw Sainsbury’s scheme • Oxford college to demolish Maguire and Murray building

  • Neobanksidefromthetate

    Weekend roundup: People in glass houses shouldn’t frolic about in dressing gownsSubscription

    16 February, 2019Comments (1)

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Neo Bankside vs Tate Modern verdict • Final cost of Garden Bridge • Gehry’s Wimbledon concert hall • Council rejects biscuit factory redevelopment 

  • Jeremy segrott wellbeck street car park cc

    Weekend roundup: Diamond car parks aren’t foreverSubscription

    9 February, 2019Comments (1)

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Brutalist car park set for demolition • Adjaye wants Holocaust Memorial to ‘disrupt’ • Patrik Schumacher’s earnings • The rise of modular housing

  • Stuart duffy and suit

    Weekend roundup: Struck off architect’s unfinished businessSubscription

    2 February, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Architects struck off for certifying unfinished flats • End of university spending boom? • Assael moves to shared ownership • Traditional practice designs homes for Disney • RIBA launches housing award

  • Diller scofidio renfrew centre for music

    Weekend roundup: Lost in musicSubscription

    26 January, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s Centre for Music • Archigram archive goes to Hong Kong • Foster Ipswich bridge set to be ditched • Gender pay gap season kicks off early

  • Shutterstock slums wv

    Weekend roundup: Building the slums of the futureSubscription

    19 January, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Fear over low-quality office-to-resi • Amin Taha champions alternatives to concrete • Church despairs of Cardross • Parliament refurb will not be a money feast 

  • Final indignity

    Weekend roundup: Gold hippos mark final indignity for Alex de RijkeSubscription

    12 January, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: de Rijke speaks out over Hastings Pier • Schumacher claims executors threatened to eject him from ZHA • Government rejects Weston Williamson’s M25 for trains 

All by Simon Aldous