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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.

Utopia film

New film: Utopian dreaming in Bow

> Our Prototyping Utopias project held in April & May 2016
Making Space

New film

> Exploring the case for community-led housing in urban areas
London debate 2016

London Debate

> Place: who belongs here?
Join us on Wednesday 9 March at Stratford Circus Arts Centre
GH15-16 Nottingham Debate

Nottingham Debate

> Read the round up & think pieces
Manchester Debate flyer

Manchester Debate

> Read the round up & think pieces

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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Spaces by Design, Dunblane 2

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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MP 1

Promoting community led design

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

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PP 2