• 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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  • 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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  • 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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    Stories of community-led design: Buildings by Design course 2010

    Last year as part of our series of Design Training for community groups we delivered two Buildings by Design courses in Cockermouth, Cumbria. To give you an idea of what happens at our courses here’s our case study of one of them, including the three groups’ stories: Download the PDF here

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    Exploring design and reuse with Friends of Millhouses Park in Sheffield

    Yesterday we spent the day with the Friends of Millhouses Park group who are trying to bring their Mill Buildings back to life. We worked with BDR (Bureau of Design Research, University of Sheffield) to create a morning of workshops and an afternoon of site visits to give the group some skills and inspiration for […]

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  • Eco-Homes Study Tour, West Midlands

    Last week we organised an inspirational study tour of eco-housing developments in the West Midlands for 4 community groups passionate about developing their own projects. The groups had different priorities for the day but all also a shared interest in creating energy efficient housing and learning more about how to lead their project. We also […]

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