New knowledge exchange programme on community led housing

We are delighted to announce that The Glass-House and London Community Neighbourhood Co-operative (LCNC) are jointly working to increase the […]

Lucia das Neves

Posted on Jan 13, 2016

Celebrating and supporting collaboration in housing in 2015

Over the past fifteen years, The Glass-House has worked with many social housing providers to support communities and staff to […]

Maja Luna Jorgensen

Posted on Nov 18, 2015

Hitchhiking meets social design

“Every door you open you did think,well I wonder what I’m going to encounter this time…” The practice of hitchhiking […]

Louise Dredge

Posted on Sep 2, 2015

Taking a place-based view in supporting neighbourhoods

This blog post was originally published by the National Federation of ALMOs as part of their annual conference held in […]

Maja Luna Jorgensen

Posted on Aug 26, 2015

To a More Ambitious Place: Do we accept the status quo in place? Think piece #3

By Alexei Schwab The pressure is on for London to build more homes, and we are seeing a raft of […]

Guest Author

Posted on Mar 16, 2015

The Prefab Museum: A project to document and celebrate a unique form of British housing

By Jane Hearn The History of Prefabs in LewishamIn 1935 The London County Council purchased farmland north of Whitefoot Lane […]

Guest Author

Posted on Sep 16, 2014

An inspiring, holistic approach to urban living in London

I recently attended an uplifting, celebratory community event in north west London, organised by a community initiative that The Glass-House […]

Louise Dredge

Posted on Jul 29, 2014

Can housing be a catalyst for great places? A round-up of our London debate

On Wednesday 12 March 2014, The Glass-House asked ‘Can housing be a catalyst for great places?’. The answer we got […]

Lucia das Neves

Posted on Mar 14, 2014

Place Potential Think Piece Series: Can housing be a catalyst for great places? #3

By Emily Read ‘We expect too much of new buildings, and too little of ourselves.’ Jane Jacobs As we know, […]

Guest Author

Posted on Mar 10, 2014

Place Potential Think Piece Series: Can housing be a catalyst for great places? #2

By Leslie Barson and Lani Parker Can housing be a catalyst for great places? Let’s start by looking closely at […]

Guest Author

Posted on Mar 7, 2014