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    How do we progress participation in architecture? Beyond Participation #2

    Introducing the Irish Architecture Foundation’s second international conference on participation (Beyond Participation #2), programme curator Tara Kennedy declared that “participation is fundamental to architecture.” But is participation really embedded in the practices and processes of how we develop, improve and shape the spaces where live, work and play? This conference, held over two days in […]

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    GDPR: Update to our Privacy Policy

    With the introduction today of new data protection laws – the General Data Protection Regulation ‘GDPR’  – we have updated our Privacy Policy to reflect these changes. Our updated policy provides information on how and why we collect your personal information, what we do with it and how we keep it secure. Please do not […]

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    On the right to great design: London

    Do we have a right to great design, we asked at the final conversation in our 2017/18 People on Place Series? As a member of our London audience pointed out, we have the right to the best available standard of health and wellbeing and the quality of our environment plays a fundamental role in supporting […]

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    Season’s greetings / Christmas office hours

    We’d like to wish all of our friends and followers a restful and peaceful holiday, and a very Happy New Year. Please note that The Glass-House office will be closed from 19 December until 2 January 2018. You can have a look back at the highlights of our work over the past year in our […]

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  • Susannah Davis

    New Trustee joins the Board of The Glass-House

    We’re delighted to welcome Susannah Davis, a leading non-contentious building construction and engineering lawyer, to our Board of Trustees. Susannah brings with her invaluable insight and experience of the housing and development sectors, as well as fresh thinking on how we can work with industry to better connect people and communities with design and placemaking. […]

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    The right to great design – join the conversation in Sheffield and Bristol

    After kicking off our new People on Place Series in Edinburgh in July, we’re excited to announce our next two events in the Series which will explore the right to great design. You can join the conversation on Wednesday 27 September (6:30pm) at Roco Creative Co-op in Sheffield or at the Architecture Centre, Bristol on […]

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  • EDP Design Training Manchester 2017

    Learning about and exploring the potential of design – EDP Design Training in Manchester

    On 20th and 21st June, our Empowering Design Practices project ran a two-day Design Training course (based on Buildings by Design, the longstanding course developed by The Glass-House) to support three groups who look after a historic place of worship to develop their design skills and knowledge and explore the potential of their buildings. The groups […]

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    The Glass-House is featured in a new book on the value of collaborative research

    The Glass-House is delighted to have contributed to a new book published by Policy Press and edited by academics Keri Facer and Kate Pahl entitled Valuing interdisciplinary collaborative research – Beyond impact. Part of a series showcasing research from the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Connected Communities programme, the book explores the benefits of collaborative […]

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    Join the conversation in our new People on Place series

    This year we’re launching a new series of open conversations in the round which will involve events in four cities across the UK – Edinburgh, Sheffield, Bristol and London. Bringing together a wide-ranging audience from communities, practice, education and policy, each event will explore the perspectives and realities of different experiences of place and placemaking: […]

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    Sophia joins the Barking and Dagenham Design Advice Panel

    Glass-House Chief Executive Sophia has recently joined the Barking and Dagenham Design Advice Panel (BDDAP) which will provide independent, expert design advice to support the borough in achieving their objectives and securing the best outcomes and quality of life for residents, workers and visitors through development, regeneration and renewal in the borough. The panel will […]

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