People Powered Places: Empowering community champions as experts

May 2022 People Powered Places is Metropolitan Workshop‘s second annual practice-based research project. It aims to explore innovative methods of […]

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Posted on May 30, 2022

Cross-pollinating Glasgow

On 26 April, we gathered together a group of people in the East End of Glasgow, for Share, Connect, Create Glasgow, to talk about how they might work together to make interesting things happen in that neighbourhood and in the city as a whole.

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on May 10, 2022

Join The Glass-House Team

Seeking our new WEdesign Programme Manager. We are recruiting a new member of The Glass-House team to be our WEdesign […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Mar 28, 2022

GLASS-HOUSE CHATS: Building relationships through design and placemaking

The theme of this month’s Glass-House Chat, Building relationships through design and placemaking, has emerged as a recurring area of […]

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Posted on Mar 22, 2022

Cultural Influences: Bringing diverse voices into forgotten spaces

There is a growing interest in more inclusive design, and with this a recognition that who we invite into the […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Mar 16, 2022

Demanding Quality in our Public Realm by Sophia de Sousa

Today I was looking through photos on my phone and came across this image. I honestly can’t remember where I […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Jan 26, 2022

A Letter to Future Placemakers from Sophia de Sousa

For our new blog series ‘A Letter to Future Placemakers’, we’re showcasing letters that thoughtfully share learning points from your […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Jan 12, 2022

New Online Course: Enabling Community-Based Leadership in Design

We are delighted to announce that we have now launched Enabling Community-Based Leadership in Design: Sustainable Development of Historic Faith […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Dec 6, 2021

GLASS-HOUSE CHATS: Connecting students and community-led design projects

This month’s Glass-House Chat on Connecting students and community-led design projects sought to explore the increasing practice within built environment […]

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Posted on Nov 22, 2021

Co-designing Design Codes: how will community engagement work in practice?

An event from The Glass-House Community Led Design in partnership with London Forum of Amenity and Civic Societies and Urban […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Oct 20, 2021