• Training for architects: community-led design in historic faith buildings

    EVENT ORGANISED BY:  Empowering Design Practices research project ABOUT THIS EVENT As part of the Empowering Design Practices research project, we are delivering a free training course for architects interested in working with community clients in the context of historic places of worship. The course will introduce community-led design and explore the role and potential […]

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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 processes. […]

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    21st Hertfordshire Housing Conference

    EVENT ORGANISED BY: Hertfordshire Housing Conference Ltd. (HHC) ABOUT THIS EVENT The Hertfordshire Housing Conference is the main event organised each year by HHC. This conference was first held in 1999 when Kerry Pollard, M.P. for St. Albans from 1997 to 2005, had the idea of bringing together everyone involved in providing and managing affordable housing […]

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  • Engaging communities in design decision-making

    EVENT ORGANISED BY: The Empowering Design Practices research 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 […]

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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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  • 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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