GLASS-HOUSE CHATS: Building Social Value into Design and Placemaking – Key Takeaways

Building Social Value into Design and Placemaking (12 March 2021) This chat aimed to explore how we can be more […]

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Posted on Mar 17, 2021

Harnessing The Elements:Towards Zero-Carbon Neighbourhoods

Last Thursday evening we gathered for Harnessing the Elements, Towards Zero-Carbon Neighbourhoods, and spent a fast-paced 90 minutes working with […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Mar 12, 2021

GLASS-HOUSE CHATS: Unlocking Cross-sector Collaboration in Placemaking – Key Takeaways

The first of our Glass-House Chats, Unlocking Cross-Sector Collaboration in Placemaking, (20 January 2021) was a proof of concept. It […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Feb 1, 2021

Callout Brief: INSPIRED

A call for contributions to our new Glass-House blog series We invite you to contribute an anecdote about community leadership […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Jan 14, 2021

The Glass-House Resolutions for 2021

As we at The Glass-House roll up our sleeves and start a new year of work in 2021, we have […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Jan 13, 2021

Neighbourhoods by Design Digital: reflecting on a digital design workshop

Last week, The Glass-House Team, working with our Enablers from Urbed, delivered a digital version of our Homes & Neighbourhoods […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Oct 22, 2020

Neighbourhoods by Design Digital: facilitating a digital design workshop

Last week, The Glass-House Team delivered our first completely digital version of our Homes & Neighbourhoods by Design course for […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Oct 22, 2020

What’s Vital Now? ‘What If….We Did Our Bit?

I’m one of the lucky Londoners to have nature on my doorstep. The Roding Valley Park is just a short […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Sep 29, 2020

‘Sense of Belonging and Togetherness’ – Creating Better Neighbourhoods

As part of Quality of Life Foundation‘s Sense of Belonging and Togetherness Panel Discussion our Chief Executive Sophia was posed […]

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Posted on Sep 3, 2020

Reopening High Streets Safely – and Strategically

On Friday morning, I was asked to speak on BBC Surrey Breakfast Radio about how places can use the new MHCLG Reopening High Streets Safely Fund to help bring their communities out of lockdown.

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Jun 9, 2020