Inspired Blog: Great Design at Chichester Community Development Trust

Over the past two decades, The Glass-House has worked with hundreds of community-led design projects. With each, we have championed […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Dec 6, 2023

New Year’s resolutions for housing

In recent weeks, various stories and statistics in the press have evidenced that tackling our housing crisis is not as […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Jan 5, 2018

Guest post: The right to great design (Sheffield)

By Leo Care Democratising Design With its socialist political roots, it is perhaps no surprise that a conversation about great […]

Guest Author

Posted on Oct 10, 2017

Guest post: The right to great design (Edinburgh)

By Eric Dawson Why don’t we have quality places?
 What is great design?
 What makes your heart sink or sing? […]

Guest Author

Posted on Jul 27, 2017

Get inspired by Alder Hey in the Park

I recently visited Alder Hey in the Park, a new children’s hospital in Liverpool, and was hugely impressed by their […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on May 11, 2017

Place: a shared responsibility? Nottingham responds..

For our first ever debate in Nottingham, held on Wednesday 3 February, we discussed the question: ‘Place: a shared responsibility?’. […]

Louise Dredge Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Feb 4, 2016

Place: a shared responsibility? Think piece #2

By Martin Valentine Leading by example When I decided to set up Positive Homes, it was with a rather lofty […]

Guest Author

Posted on Feb 1, 2016

Podcast / Place: the sum of parts?

On 11 November, we held our first ever Manchester debate, exploring the question – Place: the sum of parts? Our […]

Louise Dredge

Posted on Nov 24, 2015

Place: the sum of parts? Manchester Debate round up

Last week we continued our Debate Series, A Place for Everyone?, with the question Place: the sum of parts? in […]

Lucia das Neves

Posted on Nov 16, 2015

Does practice make perfect in place? Glasgow debate round up

“Places are what happen when you’re busy doing other things,” Pauline Gallacher told us at our Debate in Glasgow titled […]

Lucia das Neves

Posted on Oct 6, 2014