Life in public spaces for all

We were thrilled to be invited to Manchester to speak at the UK Urban Ageing Network as part of their […]

Maja Luna Jorgensen

Posted on Nov 1, 2013

Place Potential: Can we improve health through placemaking?

Last Wednesday, October 9th, we opened our 2013/14 Debate Series Place Potential by asking our Scottish audience to respond to […]

Louise Dredge

Posted on Oct 15, 2013

The value of participatory placemaking for Housing Providers

By Maja Luna Jorgensen, Strategic Projects Manager & Lucia das Neves, Marketing and Events Manager, The Glass-House with John Coburn, […]

Lucia das Neves

Posted on Jun 10, 2013

People, place and value: the golden triangle?

The day after our debate ‘People, place and value: the golden triangle?’ I spent the afternoon at Goldsmiths Community Centre […]

Louise Dredge

Posted on Mar 22, 2013

Love and placemaking..

Intrinsic to everything we do at The Glass-House is the idea that people are at the heart of places, and […]

Maja Luna Jorgensen

Posted on Feb 14, 2013

Does involving local people in placemaking make business sense?

“We’ve got to stop talking and start listening’, declared Guy Butler, Projects Director, Grosvenor as he opened the third debate […]

Lucia das Neves

Posted on Feb 6, 2013

Exploring the role of churches in communities in East Yorkshire

Last Friday we met with ten clergy members at their retreat house near Skipton in the snowy picturesque Yorkshire Dales […]

Melissa Lacide

Posted on Feb 4, 2013

What value do local people bring to placemaking?

The Glass-House Debate Series held annually, encourages all those with an interest in great placemaking and community led initiatives to […]

Louise Dredge

Posted on Nov 22, 2012

If crap places kill people, what can great places do?

“Crap places kill people.” Christopher Rowe, a Church of Scotland Minister and resident of one of Glasgow’s most impoverished areas […]

Louise Dredge

Posted on Oct 12, 2012

Debate round-up: How can great places create value for local people?

‘How can great places create value for local people?’ was the question posed at the first debate in our national […]

Louise Dredge

Posted on Sep 18, 2012