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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

  • Alan Jones,  RIBA presidential candidate 2016

    Weekend roundup: Cometh the hour, leaveth the manSubscription

    4 April, 2020

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Alan Jones steps down as RIBA president • BDP and HTA step up to the pandemic challenge • Architecture firms still at risk of going under • Asia work gives ZHA record turnover

  • Shutterstock empty building site

    Weekend roundup: We’re working from home, but how long will the work last?Subscription

    28 March, 2020Comments (1)

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Architecture in a time of Covid-19 • Singing sharks win Antepavilion competition • Robert Adam steps down • Competition wins for Feilden Fowles and Grafton

  • Shutterstock elbow bump

    Weekend roundup: Is enforced shift to home-working a glimpse of the future?Subscription

    21 March, 2020Comments (1)

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Coronavirus enforces changes in the way we work • Housing secretary blocks mayor’s London Plan • Grimshaw redundancies • Fears over indemnity insurance

  • Shutterstock home work

    Weekend roundup: Architects look to home-working as coronavirus spreadsSubscription

    14 March, 2020Comments (8)

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Coronavirus prompts increase in home-working • Government swings a wrecking ball at retrofit • Resurgence in council housing • Parliamentary refurb in doubt • Grenfell inquiry ‘horsemeat’ allegation • Call to boycott housing competitio

  • Grenfell shrine anthony coleman

    Weekend roundup: Studio E, so much to answer forSubscription

    7 March, 2020

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Grenfell architect gives evidence to inquiry • Events cancelled amid coronavirus fears • Sharks make surprise appearance in Antepavilion shortlist

  • Heathrow 17581816690141

    Weekend roundup: Court ruling puts Heathrow expansion up in the airSubscription

    29 February, 2020

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Grimshaw’s Heathrow expansion in doubt after court ruling • MIPIM set to brave coronavirus fears • Historic England increases pressure for VAT reform • Traditional Architecture Group to run design review panels

  • Millwall afl

    Weekend roundup: Architecture to soothe Millwall’s savage beastSubscription

    22 February, 2020

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: AFL reveals Millwall football stadium revamp • BDP to mark International Women’s Day with male-dominated panel • Council rejects Bristol Airport expansion on environmental ground • Chipperfield back in the fray for Stockholm Nobel Centre

  • Shutterstock digging

    Weekend roundup: Neighbourly architect learns that no good deed goes unpunishedSubscription

    15 February, 2020

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Neighbourly architect’s legal battle concludes • Pincher replaces McVey as housing minister • Government approves HS2 • Youthful trio to design Serpentine pavilion

  • Indecision

    Weekend roundup: ​Architects fight climate change – unless it’s ‘unnecessarily complex’Subscription

    8 February, 2020Comments (5)

    This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous: Newham hires architect to replace timber with concrete on dRMM design • Trump: all federal buildings must be Classical • Furore over Crystal Palace subway competition • Grenfell inquiry backs architect’s immunity request

  • Grenfell shrine anthony coleman

    Weekend roundup: Grenfell architect breaks its silence to assert its right to silenceSubscription

    1 February, 2020

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Grenfell refurb architect breaks its silence • Mackintosh tutor sacked for not staying silent • Beauty commission’s final report • Bjarke Ingels leaves WeWork

All by Simon Aldous