The July / August 2020 Glass-House Newsletter

Welcome to our latest newsletter which shares what we’ve been up to over the summer, including the latest blogs in […]

Grace Crannis

Posted on Aug 20, 2020

What’s Vital Now? What if…we felt we belonged? with Umi Lovecraft BP & Neba Sere

What’s Vital Now? is an online series that will share voices from different communities, sectors and disciplines, on what we can […]

Guest Author

Posted on Aug 3, 2020
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London Borough of Redbridge Launch Independent Growth Commission

The London Borough of Redbridge has recently launched its independent Growth Commission, after agreeing with its residents to take on […]

Deborah Ajia

Posted on Jul 28, 2020

What’s Vital Now? What if….we turned on terms with RESOLVE collective

What’s Vital Now? is an online series that will share voices from different communities, sectors and disciplines, on what we can […]

Guest Author

Posted on Jul 21, 2020

What’s Vital Now? Rethinking the design of NGO’s with Isabelle Fanshawe

by Isabelle Fanshawe “What if….” NGO’s were given a sum of money to design their own spaces with, rather than repurposing […]

Guest Author

Posted on Jul 21, 2020

What’s Vital Now? Keeping it local with Holly Dyas

By Holly Dyas Back in November 2019, I attended a Glass-House Reconfiguring Place workshop that discussed how Blackpool’s high street […]

Guest Author

Posted on Jul 10, 2020

What’s Vital Now? Listening to lockdown with Nick Bowman

Nick Bowman composed a lockdown soundtrack using submissions from the UK, USA and Norway. Here, he explains his motivations for doing so, and a note for the future.

Guest Author

Posted on Jun 19, 2020

What’s Vital Now? Access, power & accountability

It is vital that we take action towards driving change, be that by educating ourselves and others on these issues; asking difficult questions; committing time, money or resources where possible to support projects and campaigns which aim to address inequality; or in other proactive ways.

Grace Crannis

Posted on Jun 19, 2020

Designing a More Inclusive Bloomsbury: participatory planning project with The Glass-House and UCL students

This student project was developed in collaboration between The UCL Bartlett School of Planning and The Glass-House Community Led Design, working with Dr Yasminah Beebeejaun and Ju Eun Kim.

Guest Author

Posted on Jun 9, 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