Does involving local people in placemaking make business sense?
“We’ve got to stop talking and start listening’, declared Guy Butler, Projects Director, Grosvenor as he opened the third debate […]
Exploring the role of churches in communities in East Yorkshire
Last Friday we met with ten clergy members at their retreat house near Skipton in the snowy picturesque Yorkshire Dales […]
What value do local people bring to placemaking?
The Glass-House Debate Series held annually, encourages all those with an interest in great placemaking and community led initiatives to […]
If crap places kill people, what can great places do?
“Crap places kill people.” Christopher Rowe, a Church of Scotland Minister and resident of one of Glasgow’s most impoverished areas […]
Debate round-up: How can great places create value for local people?
‘How can great places create value for local people?’ was the question posed at the first debate in our national […]
The show’s over… let the legacy begin
Monday’s London parade marked the end of our Olympic summer. I think that all said, we Brits are pretty pleased […]
A crisis in housing and transport: what about placemaking?
Two news items caught my eye yesterday. One was the much commented on statement of Housing Minister Grant Shapps, that […]
Hastings Pier and White Rock Trust: Successful Funding Bid
The Glass-House was delighted to hear this morning that Hastings Pier and White Rock Trust (HPWRT) have been successful in […]