• Public space in the time of Covid-19

    By Grace Crannis In the midst of a pandemic, public space takes on a new weight as we establish our relationship with the act of being outside.  A complex negotiation of ownership and authority is happening on our streets and in our public spaces.  Public parks. Those who have ‘the right’ to be using public […]

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  • A statement from The Glass-House

    COVID-19 has meant that we are all having to make drastic changes to how we live, work and play. Like many, we at The Glass-House have temporarily closed our office, and our team is now working from home. As a small team used to remote working, we are lucky at The Glass-House to adapt to […]

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  • The March 2020 Glass-House Newsletter

    The latest Glass-House newsletter is available to view here.

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  • WE design in Manchester: the power to belong to a place

    By Grace Crannis Last week, the Glass-House was in Manchester for the penultimate event in our WE design 2019/20 event series, Reconfiguring Place: Housing, delivered in partnership with Urbed and The Manchester School of Architecture (MMU). Housing has featured prominently in the news recently, from unsafe cladding post-Grenfell, the debate about space standards and social […]

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  • Holiday Period Office Opening Hours

    Image from Play By Design training course, 2010 Please note that The Glass-House office will be closed over the holiday period, from 23 December 2019 until 3 January 2020. We’d like to thank all of you who helped make 2019 such a brilliant year, and wish you all a happy and serene festive season ahead.

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  • The December 2019 newsletter and year in review

    A map of our 2019 activities!  This special December edition of the newsletter is available here! Read on for a breakdown of all our activities, events and project updates from 2019.    

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  • The October 2019 Glass-House Newsletter

    Read on for more about the latest Glass-House activities, available here.  

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  • WE design in Glasgow: ‘I’ll talk to my neighbours more!’

    By Grace Crannis On 17 October 2019, we partnered with Civic House for Reconfiguring Place: Intergenerational Cities, the first in our 2019/20 event series, to explore how we can consider all ages in placemaking. Located in Speirs Locks, north Glasgow, Civic House is a space that supports creative learning and socially engaged approaches to city making.   […]

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  • Reconfiguring Place: The Glass-House event series 2019/20

    About the  Reconfiguring Place series Using the themes of intergenerational cities, housing, high streets and town centres, we’ll be exploring ways to enable citizens as agents of change. Our events are spaces for testing collaborative models for placemaking, which bring together with social, cultural and economic activity, as part of a transformation process to support […]

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  • The July 2019 Glass-House newsletter

    You can read the latest Glass-House updates here.  

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