Will Hurst is an award-winning journalist who has spent most of his career writing about architecture and construction. A news specialist with an expertise in investigative and campaigning journalism.
Hurst has written for national titles such as the Guardian, Times and Financial Times as well as for the trade press and has been interviewed about architecture on radio and TV. He was named both news reporter and feature writer of the year at the 2013 IBP awards for his work in exposing construction industry blacklisting.
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Ninety-five per cent of visa applications from architect practices for candidates from outside the EU are being refused, new data shows
Designer Thomas Heatherwick’s behind-the-scenes role on the charity developing the Garden Bridge included suggesting that trustees sign the construction contract and begin building work early, according to board meeting minutes
Glasgow-based jmarchitects has scooped this year’s Executive Architect of the Year award for its collaboration with New York practice Steven Holl Architects at Maggie’s Barts in London
MPs are calling for a Parliamentary inquiry into the Garden Bridge after evidence emerged appearing to show the charity behind it may have misled Transport for London on its financial position as part of a successful bid for a further £7 million of public money
Transport for London (TfL) believed it would ‘struggle’ to justify the release of £7 million of public money to the beleaguered Garden Bridge Trust just seven weeks before it agreed to do so in early 2016
Will Alsop’s fame and business problems made him irresistible to journalists but he wasn’t above playing them to his own advantage, writes Will Hurst
The chair of the GLA Oversight Committee has told London mayor Sadiq Khan he must act over the ‘fiasco’ of the Garden Bridge and has pointed the finger at Transport for London’s former MD of planning Richard de Cani (pictured)
Garden Bridge: An open letter to Boris JohnsonSubscription
The AJ’s Will Hurst writes an open letter to Boris Johnson about comments made at a London Assembly hearing on the troubled procurement of the Garden Bridge
The Charity Commission must take action against the Garden Bridge Trust after it missed another deadline for filing its accounts, a group of senior MPs have said
Transport for London (TfL) finally obtained minutes of the Garden Bridge Trust’s meetings on 28 February. Almost a month on, they remain private