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 […]

Guest Author

Posted on Apr 13, 2021

INSPIRED Blog Series: Urban Growth London and Brixton Orchard

Last Summer I volunteered with Urban Growth London to take care of the beautiful Brixton Orchard. I’ve passed it many […]

Deborah Ajia

Posted on Mar 29, 2021

Union Chapel: a hybrid workshop with Canonbury Primary School

On 23 February The Glass-House Team delivered a digital workshop in collaboration with Union Chapel, a heritage building, active church, […]

Elly Mead

Posted on Mar 10, 2021

INSPIRED Blog Series: Stanley People’s Initiative and Stanley Halls

Our latest blog series is a space to celebrate projects that are championing and enabling civic leadership and cross-sector collaboration […]

Deborah Ajia

Posted on Feb 22, 2021

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

A clear vision and great design at St Michael and All Angels

One of the elements of our Empowering Design Practices project is to visit places of worship that have made physical […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Aug 2, 2016

Marple: A community taking action

“Marple is one of the best places in the world, and Marple Civic Society is proud to be the civic […]

Maja Luna Jorgensen

Posted on Mar 23, 2016

Place: who belongs here? Think piece #2

By Joanna Massie Place: from a shared stake to shared responsibility What makes a sense of place – and how […]

Guest Author

Posted on Feb 24, 2016

Marple Wharf – revitalising the waterfront

Over the past few months we’ve supported the Marple Civic Society and Marple Vision Partnership to develop their plans to bring […]

Maja Luna Jorgensen

Posted on Jun 1, 2012