Urban Activation in Ilford Town Centre

Sometimes, our action research creates wonderful spaces for experimentation, and our Incubating Civic Leadership* project has done just that, sowing […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Jul 21, 2021

UCL Student Research: “Best practice recommendations for participatory planning post-Covid-19”

As a group of planning students from UCL, we worked alongside The Glass-House in our module, Participatory Urban Planning, to consider how […]

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Posted on Jul 14, 2021

GLASS-HOUSE CHATS: Community design review panels: how could they work? – Key Takeaways

(9 July 2021) Our chat on Community design review panels: how could they work? brought together a mix of designers, […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Jul 13, 2021

Enabling Community Urban Design Champions

On 24 June, The Glass-House ran a workshop on the principles and vocabulary of urban design for the London Forum […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Jul 7, 2021

GLASS-HOUSE CHATS: Building Design Engagement Capacity in Local Authorities – Key Takeaways

(11 June 2021) This month’s chat, Building Design Engagement Capacity in Local Authorities, explored how to build confidence and capacity […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Jun 15, 2021

GLASS-HOUSE CHATS: Digitising Design Engagement – Key Takeaways

(14 May 2021) The last year has meant a forced dive into new digital technologies for most of us, and […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on May 20, 2021

Sheffield School of Architecture Workshop: Exploring digital tools for creative engagement

By Elly Mead and Deborah Ajia The Glass-House was recently invited by the Sheffield School of Architecture (SSoA) to deliver […]

Elly Mead Deborah Ajia

Posted on May 12, 2021

A tapestry of participation: revisiting Arnstein’s ladder

Most of us who work in the field of placemaking are familiar with Sherry Arnstein’s Ladder of Citizen Participation, which […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on May 10, 2021

GLASS-HOUSE CHATS: Design engagement – what does it mean? – Key Takeaways

(16 April 2021) Design engagement – what does it mean? was a Glass-House Chat session aimed at unpicking people’s perceptions […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Apr 21, 2021

Barbara Basini: Union Chapel Heritage Workshop

Barbara Basini is Head of Conservation and Building Projects at Union Chapel, and worked in collaboration with The Glass-House team […]

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Posted on Apr 13, 2021