• Green Sky Thinking with The Glass-House

    Are you an architect, planner, developer, local authority officer, councillor or other professional working in the development, property or public sectors? The Glass-House are excited to be part of this year’s Green Sky Thinking Week taking place across London from 17-21 September. Run by Open City, this initiative provides a B2B forum for professionals across […]

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    The Glass-House Debate Series 2012/13

    We’re excited to announce our 2012/13 Debate Series ‘Putting People in their Place’, in partnership with The Academy of Urbanism. Over four dates between October 2012 and March 2013, in four UK cities (Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool and London), we will explore the relationship between people, place and value from very distinct perspectives – the community, […]

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  • BEEs among us!

    Design Council Cabe have launched a new network of Built Environment Experts (BEEs)who will support the work of the organisation in delivering high quality design to places and spaces across England. We’re delighted to announce that among the 250 BEEs are Glass-House Chief Executive Sophia de Sousa and Strategic Projects Manager Maja Jorgensen. Sophia is […]

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  • The Glass-House workshop at LFA 2012

    We’re very excited to be hosting an event as part of this year’s London Festival of Architecture (23 June – 8 July 2012) which will bring architects and communities together to examine how we can make London a better place. The theme of the festival this year is ‘The Playful City’ in response to the […]

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  • Better Places National Awards: Nominate a project now!

    Putting local people at the heart of improving the places and spaces around them is what we do (and promote) at The Glass-House. So we’re delighted to see that New Start – the magazine for making better places – has announced the launch of the Better Places National Awards. The Awards will celebrate and reward […]

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  • The Glass-House Debate Series 2011/2012: London

    Our final Glass-House Debate of the 2011/2012 series was held earlier this week with our partner Design Council Cabe providing the venue for a discussion on the topic ‘Community Led Design: what is it and does it work?’. With four dynamic and diverse speakers and an engaged audience the evening took us through the many […]

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  • Building Community at Eden’s Core

    Earlier this month we joined our Building Community partners – Eden Project, Locality and communityplanning.net – at the awe-inspiring Eden Project in Cornwall for the Building Community Planning Camp, an event which aimed to help communities get their heads around neighbourhood planning. Groups from all over the country came along to participate in three days […]

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  • ISHA support 2011

    Glass-House Enabler shares session experience

    Glass-House Enabler Andrew Dobson recently helped us to deliver a training session to a group of residents and staff from Islington & Shoreditch Housing Association (ISHA). The training session provided introductory architectural and urban design principles to the group to help them to contribute to the ISHA Design Forum. Andrew is an Associate with John […]

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  • 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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  • The Community Led Design Debate continues in Bristol

    From the concrete jungle on arrival in Bristol to the thriving regenerated docklands and to the home of our hosts and partner Architecture Centre Bristol, we gathered in the ground floor gallery for the second debate of the 2011/2012 Glass-House Debate Series. A tightly packed group of thirty community led design enthusiasts ready to hear […]

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