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 […]

Melissa Lacide

Posted on Feb 4, 2013

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 […]

Louise Dredge

Posted on Nov 22, 2012

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 […]

Louise Dredge

Posted on Oct 12, 2012

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 […]

Louise Dredge

Posted on Sep 18, 2012

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 […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

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 […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Aug 21, 2012

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 […]

Hannah Gibbs

Posted on May 10, 2011