Search

Green candidate in Highgate employed by world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid

16:00 02 May 2014

Architect Zaha Hadid. Picture: PA Archive/Ian West.

Architect Zaha Hadid. Picture: PA Archive/Ian West.

PA Archive/Press Association Images

An architect from one of the world’s leading design firms is among the Green candidates hoping to be elected in Highgate.

Matt Johnston, who works for world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid at her company’s Clerkenwell-based HQ, is standing for the first time on May 22.

His candidacy is being seen as a major boost to the party’s plans for housing policy, which include proposals for “innovative” 
co-housing developments.

Zaha Hadid Architects, owned by Ms Hadid, an Iraqi-British architect, has designed a number of high-profile buildings around the world, including the London Aquatics Centre for the 2012 Olympic Games and the Serpentine Sackler Gallery.

Latest Hampstead & Highgate Stories

A visibly delighted Arsene Wenger praised hattrick hero Alexis Sanchez or his ‘killer instinct’ after his treble routed West Ham United 5-1 at their new home the London Stadium.

Arsenal sent a message to the rest of the Premier League after an impressive display of power and glory at the West Ham United’s London Stadium this evening by winning 5-1.

Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen both scored twice while Heung-Min Son was also on target as Tottenham strolled to a 5-0 home win against Swansea at White Hart Lane. Here are five talking points.

Yesterday, 22:30

Mauricio Pochettino says he has used a much-needed week off to focus on “the bigger picture” with his players and to stress the importance of being mentally ready to play at full intensity every three days.

Yesterday, 18:10

The first weekend in December is probably the earliest you can buy your tree and expect it to last until the end of Christmas. Here’s what you need to consider before you do.

Yesterday, 17:55

Police are appealing for witnesses after the death of a woman who was hit by a coach in Camden.

Yesterday, 17:06

Move over Airbnb, a new peer-to-peer rental marketplace Unlease has come to town – and they’re bringing pineapples.

Yesterday, 16:38

A City boss from Hampstead likened to the ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ has been jailed for a year after sexually assaulting two women.

Results

Hampstead and Kilburn

  • Tulip Siddiq (Labour)
    23,977 (44.4%)

Finchley and Golders Green

  • Mike Freer (Conservative)
    25,835 (50.9%)

Holborn and St Pancras

  • Keir Starmer(Labour)
    29,062 (52.9%)

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Most read Hampstead & Highgate stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Property Newsletter Sign-up

Get the latest North London property news and features straight to your inbox with our regular newsletter

I am also happy to receive other emails...
Fields marked with a * are mandatory
Email Marketing by e-shot

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Hampstead & Highgate Express
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now