Urbano Build Speaker Event with Will Hurst, Editor of The Architects' Journal

Trowers & Hamlins LLP
3 Bunhill Row
London, EC1Y 8YZ

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

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Trowers & Hamlins

Trowers & Hamlins is an international law firm with offices in the UK, Middle East and Asia.

Urbano Build is one of our most vibrant business communities with its own programme of regular networking events in London aimed at architects, developers, property investors, developers, designers, interior designers and other professionals associated with the built environment. 

For our first Urbano Build speaker event of 2023, we are delighted to welcome Will Hurst, Editor of the Architects' Journal to discuss their Retrofirst campaign and outlook for architects and the Built Environment.

Speaker Profile

Will Hurst, Managing Editor - The Architects' Journal

Will Hurst is an award-winning journalist who has spent his career writing about architecture and the built environment. He has written extensively about the sector’s contribution to the climate crisis and is currently leading the AJ’s anti-demolition campaign RetroFirst, which has strong industry backing and was shortlisted for Campaign of the Year at the 2021 British Journalism Awards.

Hurst has written for national titles such as the Guardian, Times, Telegraph, and Financial Times. His investigation into London’s Garden Bridge won him a British Journalism Award in 2017 and was shortlisted for that year’s Paul Foot Award.

Event format:

Registration, breakfast, networking, speaker presentation & interview, followed by Q&A

Breakfast menu
Vegetarian spinach frittata & roll
Vegan sausage & roll
Fruit compte with Greek yoghurt
Mini croissants and Danish pastries

Fresh Union roasted coffee, Clipper tea and orange juice

Our hosts - Urbano Member Company Trowers & Hamlins - is an international law firm with over 170 partners and more than 1000 people located across the UK, Middle East and Asia. The advise developers, property companies, contractors, registered providers, investors and the public sector engaged in the delivery, funding and policy of all types of real estate both nationally and internationally.


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