People, Place, Planet: Think Piece by Duncan Wilson CBE

Read our second People, Place, Planet: Think Piece from Duncan Wilson part of our WEdesign 2023/24 event series.

Guest Author

Posted on Jan 22, 2024

Living a City

This is a very personal one. I recently visited Florence, my home for many years across the late 80s, 90s […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Dec 11, 2023

Jane’s Walks London Festival 2023: Come With Me Through the Green Lungs and Along the Blue Veins in Mile End

Elly writes about her experience leading a Jane’s Walk through the green lungs and along the blue veins of Mile End.

Elly Mead

Posted on Jun 5, 2023

A Place I Love: Via dei Servi by Sophia de Sousa

I spent 14 years as a young adult living in Florence, and Via dei Servi was my local high street. […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Aug 10, 2022

A Letter to Future Placemakers from Beth Whalley: Stories-so-far from Midsomer Norton

Our blog series ‘A Letter to Future Placemakers’, showcases letters that thoughtfully share learning points from lived and/or professional experience […]

Guest Author

Posted on Aug 9, 2022

Our New Office: Heritage, Place and New Neighbours

As we said goodbye to 2021, The Glass-House also bid our previous office farewell. Our space at Wardrobe Place, built […]

Elly Mead

Posted on Feb 4, 2022

New Online Course: Enabling Community-Based Leadership in Design

We are delighted to announce that we have now launched Enabling Community-Based Leadership in Design: Sustainable Development of Historic Faith […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Dec 6, 2021

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

INSPIRED Blog Series: Community Savers

So far through our INSPIRED blog series we have explored heritage buildings and the communities bringing them back to life, […]

Elly Mead

Posted on Jun 10, 2021

Barbara Basini: Union Chapel Heritage Workshop

Barbara Basini is Head of Conservation and Building Projects at Union Chapel, and worked in collaboration with The Glass-House team […]

Guest Author

Posted on Apr 13, 2021