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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

  • 4 country houses

    Weekend roundup: Charles Holland’s very big house in the countrySubscription

    1 December, 2018

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Country houses • Row over RIBA honorary fellowship • Government to appoint head of architecture • Museum’s insurance blunder

  • Tulip skyline

    Weekend roundup: Is that a tulip on the skyline or are you just pleased to see me?Subscription

    24 November, 2018Comments (2)

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Fosters plans ‘Tulip’ tourist tower • Give the people what they want, says housing minister • Nuclear power station win comes too late • Make lays off more staff

  • Patrik schumacher villain

    Weekend roundup: Schumacher ready for pantomime seasonSubscription

    17 November, 2018

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Schumacher bids to remove Zaha will executors • Museum tender process run by one of the bidders • Grenfell Inquiry appoints replacement expert witness

  • Rogerscruton shutterstock

    Weekend roundup: Style Wars – Return of the ScrutonSubscription

    10 November, 2018

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Government launches ‘beauty’ watchdog • Maggie’s apologises for competition • Parenting survey 

  • Shutterstock money and house

    Weekend roundup: ‘Truly appalling’ actions result in ACA honorary membershipSubscription

    3 November, 2018

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: ARB strikes off ACA Council member • Referendum halts Fosters’ Mexico airport •Political threat to O’Donnell + Tuomey campus • Hammond set to relax rules on upward extensions

  • Fosterunicornwebcrop

    Weekend roundup: Norman Foster’s Saudi flip-flopSubscription

    27 October, 2018

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Foster suspends role in Saudi megacity • Pay survey: women do same work for less money • Stockholm ditches schemes by UK architects • Southend ditches Hawkins\Brown museum

  • Chippo concert hall

    Weekend roundup: Who’s trying to silence Chipperfield’s concert hall?Subscription

    20 October, 2018

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Chipperfield’s Edinburgh concert hall • AHMM’s temporary parliament • Architects’ eight-year itch • Owusu ousted as chair of RIBA panel

  • Bbc stirling coverage

    Weekend roundup: Amazing what you can get for £1.3bn these daysSubscription

    13 October, 2018

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Fosters’ Bloomberg HQ wins Stirling Prize • Caruso St John criticises Museum of Childhood changes • Richard Horden dies • Hopkins ITV building axed • Richard Meier steps down

  • Corniche wv

    Weekend roundup: Foster tower tragedySubscription

    6 October, 2018

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Foster tower tragedy • Borrowing cap scrapped • Cladding ban confirmed • Macintosh listed building ‘mutilated’

  • 15 clerkenwell close tim soar wv

    Weekend roundup: Will Taha say ta-ra to his building?Subscription

    29 September, 2018

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Amin Taha demolition order • No listing for Broadgate • RIBA election fallout • Gold Medal for Grimshaw • Es Devlin designs Expo pavilion • Parenting and architecture

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