A Letter to Future Placemakers … About Social Sustainability

by Eva Voulgaridou Dear future placemakers, You are probably familiar with the sustainability diagram, and its three conditionaldimensions; ecological, economic, […]

Guest Author

Posted on Apr 2, 2024

Inspired: Quaggy Waterways Action Group

In December 2023, The Glass-House facilitated a workshop for the Scottish Wildlife Trust, as part of their Pioneers Programme training […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Mar 8, 2024

Glass-House Chats: Careful Construction

Our third Chat of this season, Careful Construction, brought together a diverse group of participants to look at construction through […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Dec 18, 2023

Glass-House Chats: Growing Places

Introduction Our second Chat of Season 4, Growing Places, set out to explore the potential for growing to play a […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Nov 20, 2023

Co-design as an Ecological Champion

What is Co-design? From my experience working at The Glass-House, I understand co-design as a method and tool whereby groups […]

Jake Stephenson-Bartley

Posted on Nov 10, 2023

Co-designing Place Quality and Place Equity

Back in 2007, The Glass-House produced a series of postcards aimed at stimulating discussion around what we saw as inequities […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Sep 26, 2023

Glass-House Chats: How Do We Co-design With Nature?

Our first Chat of 2023 was How Can We Co-design with Nature? With the ongoing climate crisis, the relationship between […]

Jake Stephenson-Bartley

Posted on Feb 9, 2023

Diversifying Design: Considering the voice of nature in placemaking

On February 24, we hosted Diversifying Design: Urban ecology by, with and for diverse actors, our second hybrid collaborative event […]

Jake Stephenson-Bartley

Posted on Mar 2, 2022

A Letter to Future Placemakers from Jake Stephenson-Bartley

For our new blog series ‘A Letter to Future Placemakers‘, we’re showcasing letters that thoughtfully share learning points from your […]

Jake Stephenson-Bartley

Posted on Dec 9, 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