Supporting the Recovery of the High Street in Bath and North East Somerset by Alex Bugden

Our guest writter, Alex Bugden is a Town Planner with eight years’ experience delivering projects within the built environment. With […]

Guest Author

Posted on Jun 14, 2022

Demanding Quality in our Public Realm by Sophia de Sousa

Today I was looking through photos on my phone and came across this image. I honestly can’t remember where I […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Jan 26, 2022

The Junction: Placemaking & Wayfinding Workshops with The Glass-House

The Glass-House was brought in by The Junction Business Improvement District (BID) and a consortium of partners in September to […]

Jake Stephenson-Bartley

Posted on Dec 15, 2021

Sustainability: Greening London

As a keen gardener and life-long Londoner, I’ve been pleasantly surprised to see areas of London turning super green over […]

Deborah Ajia

Posted on Aug 20, 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

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

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

Callout brief: What’s Vital Now?

Reconfiguring Place:  “What’s Vital Now?” Due to the current pandemic, the final event in The Glass-House 2019/20 WE design series, […]

Grace Crannis

Posted on May 4, 2020

WE design in Blackpool: seeking places to connect

By Myra Stuart On 27th November 2019 we partnered with Historic England and The Open University for Reconfiguring Place: High Streets, […]

Myra Stuart

Posted on Dec 4, 2019

WE design in Glasgow: ‘I’ll talk to my neighbours more!’

By Grace Crannis On 17 October 2019, we partnered with Civic House for Reconfiguring Place: Intergenerational Cities, the first in our 2019/20 […]

Grace Crannis

Posted on Oct 23, 2019