Union Chapel’s Sunday School Stories: shaping the beginnings of an interpretation piece with the local community

On Thursday 15 July, The Glass-House worked alongside members of Union Chapel’s team to plan and deliver a full-day, in-person […]

Elly Mead

Posted on Jul 22, 2021

Layers of Community: Design Training Sheffield 2018

By Myra Stuart Examples of how local communities are the experts abounded at our latest Design Training workshop, while a […]

Myra Stuart

Posted on Sep 20, 2018

Bow Study Tour: Reinventing Places of Worship

By Grace Crannis Unlocking community gems in the heart of London.  The latest Study Tour event organised by the Empowering […]

Grace Crannis

Posted on Sep 18, 2018

Helping groups to rediscover their buildings through design training

Sometimes, when a community-based organisation is looking after a building, the challenges of the everyday can be overwhelming. This is […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Oct 13, 2016

Stories from practice: The power and practicalities of participative architecture

We are always keen to hear how independent practitioners are supporting and engaging with community-led and collaborative design projects in […]

Guest Author

Posted on Jun 8, 2016

Growing Bridgend Farmhouse together

Tucked away between housing estates in southern Edinburgh, and next to a thriving community allotment, Bridgend Farmhouse languished derelict for […]

Maja Luna Jorgensen

Posted on Mar 24, 2016

Place: the sum of parts? Think piece #3

By John Bishop When I re-read the flyer for the debate, I realised that the Series title “A Place for […]

Guest Author

Posted on Nov 6, 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

Lessons from Minamisanriku: Koala Library

What are the most important civic buildings? The first civic building that was rebuilt in Minamisanriku after the tsunami was […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on May 13, 2015

To a More Ambitious Place Think Piece Series: Does practice make perfect in place? #3

By Sandra Macaskill and Yasmin Ali People are instrumental to the effective use of places and space. Bridgend Inspiring Growth […]

Guest Author

Posted on Sep 30, 2014