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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.

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> Debate Series 2015/16
Debates in Edinburgh, Manchester, Nottingham, London
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Voices of The Glass-House Debate Series 2014/15

> Read more about our 2014/15 Series in our new publication
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Research News: Empowering Design Practices

> Exploring historic places of worship as catalysts for connecting communities in a new 5-year project
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Support the Place Alliance!

> Let's start talking about the quality of our places
Organise a TalkPlace event in your neighbourhood
Do we accept the status quo in place?

To a More Ambitious Place: Debate #4

> Do we accept the status quo in place?
Responses and round-up on our recent London debate

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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