• Engaging communities in design decision-making

    EVENT ORGANISED BY: The Empowering Design Practices project ABOUT THE EVENT This workshop is for groups looking after historic places of worship who are thinking about ways to transform or better utilise their building to serve the needs of their faith community as well as their wider local community. The workshop will help you explore how […]

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  • Mobilising change: towards collaborative design

    The Glass-House WE design 2018/19 showcase & debate Interactive exhibition | from 6:30 to 9pm Discussion & debate | 7-8pm   As part of our recent event series, The Glass-House have been working with partners and communities across different UK cities to explore the role of collaborative design processes in shaping places. We’ve been demystifying […]

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  • Portobello connects: collaborative placemaking on the Edinburgh shoreline

    At this event, we’ll be bringing together local people and organisations to explore the power of collaboration in shaping places. We’ll look at what’s happening in Portobello  and the surrounding shoreline communities to identify the provision of facilities, activities and services. We’ll go on to explore the potential to further connect people, projects and assets […]

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  • Supporting Historic High Streets: The Ingredients for Success in the 21st Century

    EVENT ORGANISED BY: Historic Towns & Villages Forum ABOUT THIS EVENT Following on from their 2018 seminars on town centres, this event looks at the outcomes of research into ‘town signatures’, how to play to a place’s strengths, develop a visitor economy, place-making strategies, the role of branding, building local loyalty, and a workshop on […]

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  • Community engagement: collaborative design techniques

    EVENT ORGANISED BY: Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) ABOUT THE EVENT In 2019, The Glass-House will be delivering a series of continuing professional development seminars for the RIBA Core CPD 2019 and the City Club CPD 2019 programmes. This interactive seminar will explore how to work with community stakeholders and clients through collaborative design […]

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  • Hosted Study Tour: Faith, Community and Design | Liverpool

    EVENT ORGANISED BY: The Empowering Design Practices project ABOUT THE EVENT Get inspired by the potential of community engagement and design to enhance and re-imagine historic places of worship on this hosted study tour of Mossley Hill Church in Liverpool. The Church has undergone an award winning remodelling to create a social space for the Mossley Hill […]

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  • Reimagining Moorfoot: co-design, connections and city spaces

    ABOUT THE EVENT The way we move through and navigate around different parts of a city is greatly affected by the design of buildings, spaces and roads. What if reimagining just one small part of a a neighbourhood could radically change how a place looks, functions and feels? What if that transformation were co-designed and […]

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  • Beyond Buzzwords: the language of collaborative design

    ABOUT THE EVENT The language of design and placemaking can be jargon-heavy, hard to define and mean different things to different people. As terms like co-design and co-creation become more prevalent in public awareness, how do we move beyond buzzwords and box-ticking towards effective and inspiring approaches to employ? What types of skills and civic […]

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    Planning the Future of British High Streets: Working Together to Revive City Centres

    EVENT ORGANISED BY: Public Policy Exchange ABOUT THE EVENT This Public Policy Exchange symposium, taking place in central London on 31 October, will bring together different sectors and disciplines to explore the future of British high streets and town centres.  Through discussion and debate, it will assess the current state of high streets and the challenges and priorities […]

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  • Using film as a tool for engagement in your design process

    EVENT ORGANISED BY: The Empowering Design Practices project (workshop designed by The Glass-House and Tot Foster) ABOUT THE EVENT Have you thought about making your own film or commissioning a film to benefit your place and enhance your design process? In this workshop we’ll explore how groups working to improve a historic place of worship for […]

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