Relearning Place: REpurpose Event Blog

On Tuesday 28 March, we concluded our 2022/23 WEdesign series of public events in London with REpurpose, in partnership with […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Mar 31, 2023

WEdesign 2022/23: A 15-Year Evolution of Our National Event Series

Looking back on 15 years of The Glass-House national events series and how it has evolved, and looking ahead to our WEdesign 2022/23 series, Relearning Place.

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Jan 26, 2023

Exploring Community Design Groups & Review Panels

In the fourth blog of this series, we explore the differences between scheme-based vs place-based conversations.

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Dec 15, 2022

Scheme-based vs Place-based Conversations

In the fourth blog of this series, we explore the differences between scheme-based vs place-based conversations.

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Dec 8, 2022

Building an Infrastructure for Collaboration

The notion of an ‘infrastructure for collaboration’ is not a new idea, and came into the ethos of The Glass-House […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Dec 1, 2022

The Role of Effective Community Design Engagement Strategies

Setting a design engagement strategy starts with a commitment to investing sufficient time, research, conversations and planning to explore and […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Nov 24, 2022

Unpicking Design Engagement

What The Glass-House refers to as “design engagement” is often quite different from the standard consultation we see on most […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Nov 17, 2022

Engaging Communities in Design Decision Making

In the past few months, we’ve had some interesting conversations within communities, with local authorities, with designers and a range […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Nov 10, 2022

Welcoming Louise Dennison to The Glass-House

We are pleased to welcome a new member of the Glass-House team. Louise Dennison joins us as our WEdesign Programme […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Aug 15, 2022

A Place I Love: Via dei Servi by Sophia de Sousa

I spent 14 years as a young adult living in Florence, and Via dei Servi was my local high street. […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Aug 10, 2022