People, place and policy: our evidence to the House of Lords

On 11 November, I gave oral evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee on National Policy for the Built […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Dec 8, 2015

Communities shaping places: Castlefield Forum

By Carole Middleton Castlefield Forum is a great example of a community shaping a place in a city-centre conservation area. […]

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Posted on Nov 9, 2015

Place: designed for sharing? A round-up of our recent Edinburgh debate

Last Wednesday in Edinburgh, we held the first debate in our 2015/16 Series, A Place for Everyone?, which explores the […]

Louise Dredge

Posted on Oct 28, 2015

Reflections from the Fifth Desk

By Martha Isaacs Today is my last day of work with The Glass-House Community Led Design. During my time with […]

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Posted on Aug 5, 2015

To a More Ambitious Place: looking back to look forward

As we warm up for this year’s Glass-House Debate Series, let’s take a final look at where we ended the […]

Lucia das Neves

Posted on Aug 3, 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

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 […]

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Posted on Sep 30, 2014

An inspiring, holistic approach to urban living in London

I recently attended an uplifting, celebratory community event in north west London, organised by a community initiative that The Glass-House […]

Louise Dredge

Posted on Jul 29, 2014

Place Potential Think Piece Series: Can young people be placemakers? #1

By Glass-House Enabler Catherine Greig This question makes me want to shout a resounding YES! I believe that the people […]

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Posted on Nov 13, 2013

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