• Ethical Property Foundation launch ‘Property Advice Service’ nationwide

    The Ethical Property Foundation have launched their award-winning Property Advice Service nationally in England, having previously serviced charities and community groups in London and the South West since 2005. The Property Advice Service offers friendly and expert advice on property matters to charities and community groups. Issues such as negotiating with landlords, deciphering leases and […]

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  • Glass-House features in Channel 4 documentary

    Following on from our previous blog post, about our workshop with the residents of Bacton Low Rise from Camden, we are excited to announce that the final edits have been made and Channel 4 will be screening the documentary ‘The Secret Life of Buildings‘ on Monday 1st August at 8pm. This episode ‘Home’ is the first […]

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  • Manningham Mills Community Centre

    Upcoming events

    The Glass-House and partner organisations are holding a series of lively and informative events all exploring the built environment from various perspectives. Below is a bitesize overview of each one with link to book your place. The Glass-House and Architecture Centre Network (ACN): A debate which discusses and explores the different approaches to ensuring design […]

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  • The Glass-House filmed for Channel 4 documentary

    This week, Maja and I worked with Bacton Low Rise Tenants and Residents’ Association whose homes are facing demolition in Camden, London. We have been supporting them in developing a design brief for their new homes and plans for the next stage of the process. Over two days, together with our independent Enabler, John Burrell, […]

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  • Glass-House and University of Sheffield Collaborative PhD Studentship in community led design

    Great news! The Glass-House and Bureau – Design + Research (a research unit within the School of Architecture, University of Sheffield) have been successful in securing an Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded Collaborative Doctoral Award. The topic of this research will be community led design. It will investigate, within the context of community involvement in […]

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  • Hastings Pier and White Rock Trust: Successful Funding Bid

    The Glass-House was delighted to hear this morning that Hastings Pier and White Rock Trust (HPWRT) have been successful in their bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund. Along with Daisy Froud of AOC Participation (whom we approached to be the Glass-House independent Enabler for this project) we worked with the HPWRT Board of Trustees earlier […]

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  • Visiting Granville New Homes

    Building Community Consortium

    The Glass-House is thrilled that the Building Community Consortium is one of four groups selected by the Department for Communities and Local Government to deliver free advice and support for communities through their Supporting Communities and Neighbourhoods in Planning programme. The Consortium will be led by Locality working with core strategic partners, The Glass-House Community […]

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  • CABE Funding Cut

    The Glass-House Community Led Design was shocked and saddened to see that DCMS had withdrawn funding from CABE. This sends a worrying message to those of us working to support quality placemaking as an essential part of building confident, cohesive and sustainable communities. We can only hope that the withdrawal of funding from CABE will […]

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