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The Glass-House Community Led Design

supporting people, improving places

The Glass-House is an independent national charity supporting and promoting public participation and leadership in the design of the built environment. We provide independent advice, training and hands-on support to community groups and organisations, housing associations, developers, local authorities and other stakeholders, to help them work more effectively together to create better quality places and spaces.

London Deb events

Upcoming events!

> Join us at events in Nottingham and London in April
London Deb

Listen to our new podcast!

> Can housing be a catalyst for great places?
Hear from those in the room at our London debate on 12 March
London Deb

London Debate / 12 March 2014

> Can housing be a catalyst for great places?
A free event for everyone interested in creating great places
Bristol debate

Bristol Debate: 5 February 2014

> Should we build less and reuse more?
Join our next debate on the role of creative reuse in placemaking
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Professional Development for architects

> Find out more about our RIBA CPD 2013 course

How can we help...

Support for communities

Are you trying to undertake a built environment project in your local area? We can help..

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New ways of working

The Glass-House provides support to housing associations, developers, local authorities and other organisations to implement participatory design processes.

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Promoting community led design

We get people talking about great design informed by local people.

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