Reconfiguring Place think piece: empowering communities to shape housing

by Melissa Lacide How do we give communities a proactive role in shaping and delivering better quality and more sustainable […]

Melissa Lacide

Posted on Feb 14, 2020

Tips for using social media as part of your community project

By Toni Dyer Miller Before starting my internship with The Glass-House Community Led Design, I wasn’t aware of the importance […]

Guest Author

Posted on Dec 11, 2019

Bow moves: what would you do with this space?

By Emma Newman On Saturday May 12th, EDP supported Bow Church to host ‘Bow Moves’ – a community event exploring […]

Guest Author

Posted on May 22, 2019

Gaming as a design engagement tool

By Grace Crannis As part of our series of Design Studio workshops in our Empowering Design Practices research project, The […]

Grace Crannis

Posted on Dec 12, 2018

Layers of Community: Design Training Sheffield 2018

By Myra Stuart Examples of how local communities are the experts abounded at our latest Design Training workshop, while a […]

Myra Stuart

Posted on Sep 20, 2018

Bow Study Tour: Reinventing Places of Worship

By Grace Crannis Unlocking community gems in the heart of London.  The latest Study Tour event organised by the Empowering […]

Grace Crannis

Posted on Sep 18, 2018

Learning about and exploring the potential of design – EDP Design Training in Manchester

On 20th and 21st June, our Empowering Design Practices project ran a two-day Design Training course (based on Buildings by Design, […]

Louise Dredge

Posted on Aug 3, 2017

Helping groups to rediscover their buildings through design training

Sometimes, when a community-based organisation is looking after a building, the challenges of the everyday can be overwhelming. This is […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Oct 13, 2016

Stories from practice: The power and practicalities of participative architecture

We are always keen to hear how independent practitioners are supporting and engaging with community-led and collaborative design projects in […]

Guest Author

Posted on Jun 8, 2016

Growing Bridgend Farmhouse together

Tucked away between housing estates in southern Edinburgh, and next to a thriving community allotment, Bridgend Farmhouse languished derelict for […]

Maja Luna Jorgensen

Posted on Mar 24, 2016