A Letter to Future Placemakers “…before you start planning, ask yourself these questions first.”

by Olivia Hanson Olivia taught secondary school English and ran a street kitchen in Hackney until 2021, when she started […]

Guest Author

Posted on Nov 23, 2023

Young People Making Places Webinar: How Can We Make More Space for Youth-led Design?

Read the blog about our ‘Young People Making Places’ webinar, hosted in collaboration with Cement Fields.

Elly Mead

Posted on Aug 1, 2023

INSPIRED Blog Series: Kinning Park Complex – not just a community space

Kinning Park Complex: Not just a Community Space Kinning Park Complex (KPC) is a community-owned and run building in the […]

Jake Stephenson-Bartley

Posted on Apr 27, 2023

Exploring Community Design Groups & Review Panels

In the fourth blog of this series, we explore the differences between scheme-based vs place-based conversations.

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Dec 15, 2022

Scheme-based vs Place-based Conversations

In the fourth blog of this series, we explore the differences between scheme-based vs place-based conversations.

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Dec 8, 2022

Unpicking Design Engagement

What The Glass-House refers to as “design engagement” is often quite different from the standard consultation we see on most […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Nov 17, 2022

People Powered Places: Empowering community champions as experts

May 2022 People Powered Places is Metropolitan Workshop‘s second annual practice-based research project. It aims to explore innovative methods of […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on May 30, 2022

GLASS-HOUSE CHATS: Inclusive & Open Design Engagement

This month’s Chat, Inclusive & Open Design Engagement,  explored how we can make design processes more open and inclusive as […]

Jake Stephenson-Bartley

Posted on Jan 18, 2022

GLASS-HOUSE CHATS: Designing Equitable Spaces for All

This month’s chat, Designing Equitable Spaces for All, aimed to explore what designing equitable spaces means in the contemporary landscape, […]

Jake Stephenson-Bartley

Posted on Dec 14, 2021

Children as agents of change: building sustainable futures by Jessica Melville-Brown

I was recently involved in ‘The Glass-House Chats’ series, discussing how we can bring children into the design process. A […]

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Posted on Nov 17, 2021