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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

  • Shutterstock scruton

    Weekend roundup: Roger Scruton – a profession mournsSubscription

    18 January, 2020

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Roger Scruton dies • Report reveals extent of PDR office-to-resi schemes • Sadiq Khan stands firm on architect retention • Architecture’s in-house poet

  • Shutterstock boy drawing

    Weekend roundup: ‘Idiot’ blames son for abuse-of-title convictionSubscription

    11 January, 2020

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Man blames son for abuse-of-title conviction • Architecture firms unite against excessive working hours • Liverpool schemes halted after developer’s arrest • Antepavilion developer hits back at council • Architect hails change to Oxford’s affordable housing policy

  • Father christmas

    The AJ Christmas Quiz 2019Subscription

    23 December, 2019

    How did the RIBA plan to mark International Women’s Day? In what way were architecture and protest perfectly combined? And which practices have office dogs? Test your knowledge of another momentous year in architecture

  • Warehouse

    Weekend roundup: There’ll be no human warehouses on our watchSubscription

    21 December, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Haringey rejects Ben Adams Architects PDR office-to-resi scheme • Manchester seeks to halt co-housing developments • Rory Stewart weighs in on bell foundry row • AHMM reports record turnover

  • Shutterstock number10downingstreetnovember2019

    Weekend roundup: Not the result the profession was hoping forSubscription

    14 December, 2019Comments (3)

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Election result disappoints the profession • No ARB sanction for climate protester • RIBA names all-female list of honorary fellows • Barbican school shelves expansion plans • Dutch retrofit library wins top world architecture prize

  • Hat projects

    Weekend roundup: Out of PocketSubscription

    7 December, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous. HAT Projects’ Pocket Living loses appeal • AJ survey shows slight boost for Labour • Dulwich Pavilion to be turned into planters • Hawkins\Brown profits plummet • Níall McLaughlin museum scheme axed • Takero Shimazaki reworks Barbican flat

  • Shutterstock pokey

    Weekend roundup: Designing a ‘human warehouse’Subscription

    30 November, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous. Ben Adams Architects in firing line over office-to-resi PDR scheme • AHR sells overseas office for one pound • Non-architect fined for illegal hashtags • Sheffield buildings in danger from cuts, warn heritage groups

  • Oxford st lights x 2

    Weekend roundup: Trick of the light – Christmas plagiarism claimSubscription

    23 November, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Oxford Street lights design was copied, claims competition finalist • West Midlands mayor lays into HS2 station proposals • Bolton Cube fire raises safety concerns

  • Morton and graphs

    Weekend roundup: Architect stands as Labour candidate as support for party fallsSubscription

    16 November, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Bell Phillips associate stands as Labour candidate • Tributes paid to Ted Cullinan • Court convicts XR activist architect 

  • P&pjigsaw

    Weekend roundup: US megafirm swallows up Penoyre & PrasadSubscription

    9 November, 2019

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Perkins and Will buys Penoyre & Prasad • Government calls in Holocaust Memorial • Nouvel sued over concert hall overruns • OMA Manchester arts centre set for further cost hike

All by Simon Aldous

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