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

Stories

  • 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

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    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

  • United voices.max760x504

    Weekend roundup: Can trade union combat architecture’s long hours? Subscription

    2 November, 2019Comments (3)

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Architectural trade union launches • Grenfell report blames firefighters • Zaha Hadid Architects wins Sydney airport job • Transmission site receives RetroFirst message

  • 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

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