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; […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Posted on Aug 27, 2013

The Secret History of Our Streets

Over June and July the BBC aired ‘The Secret History of Our Streets’ series that was co-produced with the Open […]

Melissa Lacide

Posted on Jul 26, 2012

In Bruges: Belgian students present their plans for East London site

This week I paid a swift visit to Bruges, where I sat on a jury to assess 3rd year Applied […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Nov 11, 2011

Spaces by Design, Dunblane – September 2010

– Arranged in collaboration with Development Trust Association Scotland– Delivered by Bureau – Design + Research (BDR) 8 & 9th […]

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Posted on Nov 4, 2011