Celebrating a Decade of Strategic Partnership with The Open University

Last month, I had the immense pleasure of watching my long-time collaborator and now dear friend, Professor Theodore Zamenopoulous, give […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on May 10, 2023

Co-designing shared community space: Play as a Design Tool with Dr Kate Langham

Community engagement in the urban design process requires collaborative approaches that can build effective dialogue to develop a shared understanding of places, […]

Guest Author

Posted on May 18, 2021

RSA Student Design Awards Workshop: exploring participatory design as part of the design process

Introduction to the event In collaboration with RSA, The Glass-House ran an interactive workshop to introduce students to elements of […]

Deborah Ajia

Posted on Dec 10, 2020

EDP Live: celebrating community-led design in historic places of worship

By Sophia de Sousa and Katerina Alexiou On 12 February, 2020, The Empowering Design Practices research team gathered with partners […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Mar 10, 2020

Learning from makerspaces

By Grace Crannis As part of the Fostering Creative Citizens through co-design and public makerspaces* research project, The Glass-House team along […]

Grace Crannis

Posted on Jun 28, 2019

The Glass-House is featured in a new book on the value of collaborative research

The Glass-House is delighted to have contributed to a new book published by Policy Press and edited by academics Keri […]

Louise Dredge

Posted on Aug 2, 2017

We must be ambitious and dare to dream about the ideal: Dreaming Utopias in Bow

When people are asked to consider the future of their place, most often it is through a consultation exercise to […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on May 25, 2016

Dreaming about Bow’s future by ‘Prototyping Utopias’

Community invited to dream about Bow’s future What would your ideal Bow look like? The Glass-House, the Open University and […]

Louise Dredge

Posted on Apr 14, 2016

Hitchhiking meets social design

“Every door you open you did think,well I wonder what I’m going to encounter this time…” The practice of hitchhiking […]

Louise Dredge

Posted on Sep 2, 2015

Lessons from Minamisanriku: Community Gardening

Displacement and personal investment in temporary spaces One of the initiatives led by the local government following the displacement and […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on May 15, 2015