What’s Vital Now? Access, Power & Accountability

It is vital that we take action towards driving change, be that by educating ourselves and others on these issues; asking difficult questions; committing time, money or resources where possible to support projects and campaigns which aim to address inequality; or in other proactive ways.

Grace Crannis

Posted on Jun 19, 2020

Reclaiming Streets for People

The city of Milan recently announced that they are radically rethinking how movement around their city centre will work in […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on May 7, 2020

Public space in the time of Covid-19

By Grace Crannis In the midst of a pandemic, public space takes on a new weight as we establish our […]

Grace Crannis

Posted on Apr 7, 2020

Place: who belongs here? Think piece #1

By Dr Noha Nasser Place attachment and collective identity Public spaces are a fundamental feature of cities and urban culture; […]

Guest Author

Posted on Feb 15, 2016

Place: designed for sharing? Think piece #1

By Becca Thomas A place for everyone: socially engaged design and spaces “The true purpose of architecture is to help […]

Guest Author

Posted on Oct 7, 2015

Private or Public? Searching for Accessible and Inclusive Spaces in London

By Martha Isaacs One bright Saturday afternoon, I visited the famous Borough Market in Southwark. The swarms of people diving […]

Guest Author

Posted on Jul 15, 2015

Bollards and Breweries: Learning with the Shad Thames Area Management Partnership

By Martha Isaacs Since my arrival as an Intern at The Glass-House Community Led Design, I have heard the term […]

Guest Author

Posted on Jun 24, 2015

Lessons from Minamisanriku: Iryado

Places that support, teach and empower Following the tsunami, there was an outpouring of support with volunteers arriving from other […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on May 20, 2015

To a More Ambitious Place Think Piece Series: Does practice make perfect in place? #2

By Marion Preez and Liane Bauer, UrbanPioneers Bring a chair, table and cake Imagine yourself in Switzerland. The land famous […]

Guest Author

Posted on Sep 24, 2014

Volunteer Voices: How collaboration can help a community transform derelict land into a thriving green space

By Orsola de Marco One of the most exciting aspects of community-led design projects is being able to witness the […]

Guest Author

Posted on Aug 27, 2013