Is our view of place too short-sighted?

Is our view of place too short-sighted? On Wednesday 11 February, we put this question to an engaged Bristol audience, […]

Maja Luna Jorgensen

Posted on Feb 13, 2015

To a More Ambitious Place: Do the right people have power in place? Think piece #2

By Christopher Rowe I define power as the ability to mobilise resources to meet our needs. Since 2008 I have […]

Guest Author

Posted on Nov 12, 2014

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

Place Potential Think Piece Series: Can housing be a catalyst for great places? #3

By Emily Read ‘We expect too much of new buildings, and too little of ourselves.’ Jane Jacobs As we know, […]

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Posted on Mar 10, 2014

Place Potential Think Piece Series: Can housing be a catalyst for great places? #1

By Grosvenor As well as enduring the slowest economic recovery in more than 100 years, Britain is suffering from a […]

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Posted on Mar 5, 2014

Place Potential: Can young people be placemakers?

The second debate of our 2013/14 Debate Series, Place Potential, on Wednesday 20th November continued this year’s exploration by asking, […]

Maja Luna Jorgensen

Posted on Nov 27, 2013

Place Potential Think Piece Series: Can young people be placemakers? #2

By Jen Marriott As a Town Planner by trade, I know all too well that placemaking isn’t easy for anyone […]

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Posted on Nov 15, 2013

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

Supporting young people to engage in place

Over the past two years, The Glass-House has been working in partnership with the Citizenship Foundation to develop an educational programme to […]

Maja Luna Jorgensen

Posted on Nov 12, 2013

How can we learn something from every experience with place?

The irony of it. The day after returning from our debate in Edinburgh exploring the relationship between place and health […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Nov 4, 2013