A citizen’s perspective on enabling public power

Over the last year and a half of lockdown, with varying restrictions and changes to how we work and travel, […]

Deborah Ajia

Posted on Jul 29, 2021

Union Chapel’s Sunday School Stories: shaping the beginnings of an interpretation piece with the local community

On Thursday 15 July, The Glass-House worked alongside members of Union Chapel’s team to plan and deliver a full-day, in-person […]

Elly Mead

Posted on Jul 22, 2021

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 […]

Guest Author

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

Gaming with The Willow on Broadwaters: using play and technology to talk about design

On Tuesday 29 June, The Glass-House was invited to deliver our first in-person workshop this  year to a group of […]

Elly Mead

Posted on Jul 5, 2021

Play streets for covid recovery: Placing children and playing streets at the heart of recovery

In March, I attended Playing Out’s event – Play Streets for Covid Recovery. The insightful event focused on how we […]

Deborah Ajia

Posted on Jun 18, 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

INSPIRED Blog Series: Community Savers

So far through our INSPIRED blog series we have explored heritage buildings and the communities bringing them back to life, […]

Elly Mead

Posted on Jun 10, 2021