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Olly Wainwright
Architecture and design critic of the oliver.wainwright@theguardian.com
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Tim Dunn Nov 28
The Tory manifesto on housing gets more disappointing with every paragraph. It’s best summed up by : “a disappointingly meagre menu of half measures, policy rehashes & downgrades on previous commitments.“
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James O'Brien Nov 27
If the chairman of the Spectator () really can’t get an interview with the ex-editor of the Spectator (), he could always ask the current deputy editor to have a word with her husband (Dominic Cummings). Barclay brothers permitting, of course.
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Olly Wainwright Nov 27
Labour’s radical manifesto shows they are the only party that truly understands the scale of the housing crisis – and has an eminently doable raft of policies to fix it
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Part W Nov 27
Friends, we need your help digging into historic archives for suggestions - incredible women who made a significant contribution to built environment, directly or indirectly; think social reformers, activists, planners, philanthropists? Suggestions 1848-1900
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Olly Wainwright Nov 26
Replying to @edwinheathcote
A top 10 of the top 10 lists to look forward to in 2020 cominatcha!
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Olly Wainwright Nov 26
📢 Twitterbrain! As a distraction from election doom, what buildings and exhibitions are you most looking forward to next year? (Yes it's 2020 preview time...)
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Peter Apps Nov 26
I've done a fairly thorough fact check of Boris' claim to have 'massively outbuilt Labour' during his time as mayor of London. It does not stand up.
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Beth Stratford Nov 26
*HOT OFF THE PRESS* My first journal article! The Threat of Rent Extraction in a Resource-constrained Future I won't try to shoehorn the whole argument into a twitter thread, but to whet your appetite:
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Louis Theroux Nov 24
48 hours to register to vote. Get on it, people!
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Olly Wainwright Nov 25
Replying to @ollywainwright
And it's important to remember that Labour's modest £80bn spending plans represent a tax increase that's still *way below* the average tax-to-gdp ratio in the EU.
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Olly Wainwright Nov 25
Proud to be a signatory of this open letter backing Labour's visionary Charter for the Arts, including a new £1bn cultural capital fund and £175m annual arts pupil premium ✨
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shumi bose Nov 20
📣 *tomorrow* Thursday 21 Nov 2019, 18:30 @spatial_csm : Very excited to host Alexander Vasudevan & Amica Dall, discussing FREE & OPEN, contact me for tix
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Olly Wainwright Nov 21
The new Eco Visionaries show at the Royal Academy feels like a missed opportunity to tackle the climate crisis head on. We’re concocting speculative narrative scenarios while the planet burns
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Tom Holbrook Nov 20
The most radical social housing since 1945 - not housing of last resort but to remake the bonds of our society. Nye Bevan: “I believe that is essential for the full life of citizens . . . to see the living tapestry of a mixed community”.
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The Overhead Wire Nov 20
Tuesday's Most Read #1: Highway to Hell: The Rise and Fall of the Car
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Olly Wainwright Nov 19
Two timely new books shine a welcome spotlight on the work of overlooked women architects, including the brilliant Jadwiga Grabowska-Hawrylak, Raili ­Pietilä and Flora Ruchat-Roncati 💥
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Olly Wainwright Nov 18
In advance of the V&A's new Cars exhibition, I went to Detroit with curator to see where it all began...
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Olly Wainwright Nov 18
Hi, I submitted a media enquiry on your website but haven't had a response – could you please let me know the best email to reach you on? I'm at oliver.wainwright@theguardian.com. Thanks!
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STEFFAN Nov 16
it's worth pointing out after what happened in bolton that private for-profit student housing is a disgrace, with accidents waiting to happen all over the country. raised concerns about flammable cladding in these blocks after grenfell
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Gina Murphy Nov 15
Was this filmed in a Wetherspoons with all the furniture removed?
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