All Hansom articles – Page 10

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    Hansom: All at sea

    2016-03-24T06:00:00Z

    Communication breakdowns abound at Mipim, with the northern powerhouse left in the dark and a minister dropped in the merde. Thank goodness for the plain-speaking folk of Nottingham …

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    Hansom: Pulling no punches

    2016-03-18T09:46:00Z

    No mealy-mouthed timidity this week as architect Simon Allford tells it like it is, Stephen Fry confronts the ‘bag lady’ faux pas head on, and the Spanish bemoan the ‘heritage massacre’ of a castle’s recent restoration

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    Hansom: Heaven knows I'm miserable now

    2016-03-11T06:00:00Z

    This week’s tattle sees former Smiths frontman Morrissey consider running for mayor of London, Sir Terry Farrell brands a west London development a ‘cock-up’ and visitors to the Cheesegrater are left feeling squiffy

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    Hansom: Known unknowns

    2016-03-04T06:00:00Z

    We’re uncertain what’s happening at Google HQ, unsure if the Queen has been sticking her oar in, and doubt the wisdom of building next to a nightclub. But why anyone would buy a flat without windows is a total mystery

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    Hansom: Just for the record

    2016-02-26T06:00:00Z

    It’s been a week for the record books. Brighton is to open the world’s most slender tower, the tallest clock tower is set for India, while Zaha Hadid becomes the first female architect to appear on Desert Island Discs

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    Hansom: Blowin’ in the wind

    2016-02-19T06:00:00Z

    This week’s plots involve a housing scheme with a bat-birthing ward, comforting figures for the chancellor, a trip to virtual reality and some good work for charity. Plus, a change in wind direction is on the cards

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    Hansom: Life in the big cities

    2016-02-12T06:00:00Z

    New York eyes up a new tram system, Sir Terry Farrell gets the run of Newcastle, some old plasterwork is found in London and Time Out features a brilliant front cover. Plus, Richard Steer narrowly avoids a dress clash

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    Hansom: A change of scenery

    2016-02-05T15:49:00Z

    There’s plenty of moving about this week - rumours abound that the Science Museum is searching for new digs, while celeb haunt The Ivy spreads its tendrils to Tower Bridge. Heathrow, though, isn’t going anywhere

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    Hansom: No place to go

    2016-01-29T06:00:00Z

    After a combination of spiralling house prices, rising rents, road works, and getting chucked out of meetings, we don’t feel welcome anywhere this week. But, hang on … that igloo looks rather inviting …

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    Hansom: The incredibles

    2016-01-22T06:00:00Z

    An underwater tennis court, a cycle rack installed as public art, a grade II-listed DIY nuclear bunker, and a Russian official who steals a 50km stretch of road - clearly a week for suspending disbelief …

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    Hansom: Grouse season

    2016-01-15T06:00:00Z

    We’re feeling a little rebellious this week, what with protests against Donald Trump, a mixed-use tower in Paddington and the Garden Bridge

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    Hansom: A chill wind

    2016-01-08T06:00:00Z

    The season of goodwill comes to a screeching halt as Zaha looks over the new design for Tokyo’s Olympic stadium and a council has its revenge on piss-takers. It’s left to Costain to warm the cockles of our hearts

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    Hansom: Oh, bring us a figgy pudding

    2015-12-18T06:00:00Z

    This week, a little boy waits 60 years for Santa to turn up, there are Christmas logs aplenty, plus some DIY advice for the holiday period - and if even cement delivery tankers can get into the festive spirit, anyone can

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    Hansom: A touch of class

    2015-12-11T06:00:00Z

    This week, the case against Heathrow is nailed, a beer is launched specially for architects, a ballet school is a pas de deux or two away from expansion, and the burghers of Mayfair get sniffy about affordable housing

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    Hansom: Tales of imagination

    2015-11-27T06:00:00Z

    Croydon embraces the life aquatic, Ed Davey strikes like a mongoose, Kenya gets itself in a jam, RICS celebrates a young woman’s contribution and Amazon erects a wind farm. Plus, Antony Gormley invades Hong Kong

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    Hansom: Let’s get creative

    2015-11-20T06:00:00Z

    The industry finds many ways to express itself, from a musical property ad, to starring in a TV show, turning a car park into studios, and a straight-up art competition. Even white van men are reinventing themselves

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    Hansom: Shape up

    2015-11-13T06:00:00Z

    Time to get health conscious as Arcadis enrols on the Bear Grylls Survival Academy, and construction workers’ daily diet is examined. Elsewhere, the Daily Mail runs a mile as Jeremy Corbyn moves in down the road

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    Hansom: Going viral

    2015-11-06T06:00:00Z

    Ah, the internet. Where else would we find an Essex bricklayer capable of laying 90 bricks in a minute, the Institute of Civil Engineering’s self-penned song, or China’s psychedelic promotion of its five-year plan?

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    Hansom: As time goes by

    2015-10-30T06:00:00Z

    It’s like being in a time machine this week what with Back to the Future fervour, the return of Nick Clegg, the never-quite-finished Sagrada Familia, Croydon heading towards hipdom, and the ONS rewriting the past

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    Hansom: The levellers

    2015-10-23T06:00:00Z

    This week, princes Harry and William get to play with Lego, a pom gives Melbourne its comeuppance, a luxury office refurb aims for high-end users – while the Stirling prize has something for everyone