• 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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  • The right to great design - The Glass-House People on Place series

    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 de Sousa at St Michael and All Angels Witton Gilbert

    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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  • Sophia de Sousa at Architecture, Faith and Community

    Watch or listen back to ‘Architecture, Faith and Community’ talk featuring our Chief Executive

    Glass-House Chief Executive Sophia de Sousa was a speaker at the RSA’s Architecture, Faith and Community event on 28th February, where she highlighted the stories of faith communities who are shaping, sharing and opening up their spaces to support wider community use. You can watch or listen back to the discussion online: Listen: Architecture, Faith […]

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  • Tidworth Mums: Unearth Hidden Assets

    Driving change through collaboration: celebrating International Women’s Day 2017

    Today, Wednesday 8 March, people, organisations and networks around the world are celebrating International Women’s Day 2017 and its theme ‘Be bold for change’ – driving the greatest change for women through purposeful collaboration. To celebrate this day at our women-led organisation, we want to highlight the story of a group of young women we collaborated […]

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  • Alder Hey in the Park

    Inspiring approaches to designing with people: events in April

    Join us at two free events in April – in Liverpool and London. We’re partnering with Civic Voice on their Civic Voice Design Awards Study Tour of the new Alder Hey in the Park Children’s Hospital in Liverpool on Monday 24 April. Alder Hey in the Park was the overall winner of the 2016 Civic […]

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    Upcoming events in January and February

    We’re delighted to be contributing to a number of events in January and February, including our partnership with Civic Voice on the Civic Voice Design Awards Study Tour to the much celebrated transformation of All Souls Bolton. Upcoming events: Civic Voice Design Awards Study Tour: All Souls Bolton (organised by Civic Voice and The Glass-House) […]

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  • Season’s Greetings and Christmas office hours

    We’d like to wish 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 3 January 2017. You can have a look back on our year of supporting people and places in our December e-news.  

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  • We’re moving / new address

    The Glass-House office will be closed on Friday, 4th November, while we move to a new shared office space. Our emails and phone will be out of service for part of the day so, where possible, please leave us a message and we will do our best to respond to you early next week. Our […]

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