• Reconfiguring place: rethinking the design of NGO’s

    by Isabelle Fanshawe “What if….” NGO’s were given a sum of money to design their own spaces with, rather than repurposing disused space (as is common practise), which requires considerable adaptability and often interferes with an organisations progress and outreach.  ‘We are living in a world where approximately 37,000 people are forcibly displaced per day’. […]

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  • A Platform for Joy: RSA Student Design Awards winners announced

    by Sophia de Sousa Earlier this year I had the pleasure of sitting on one of the judging panels for the 2019/20 RSA Student Design Awards. The RSA Student Design Awards is an annual competition for higher education students and recent graduates run by the RSA. Each year, the RSA challenges emerging designers to engage [...]

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  • Watch a new video about Connected Communities

    The Arts and Humanities Research Council has released a film looking back on the Connected Communities programme, a multi-million pound research programme designed to help us understand the changing nature of communities in their historical and cultural contexts and the role of communities in sustaining and enhancing our quality of life. Connected Communities is a […]

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  • What’s Vital Now? Listening to Lockdown with Nick Bowman

    This contribution is part of our our new online series: What’s Vital Now?  The series will explore how placemaking can unlock the potential in people and places, enhancing the quality of our homes, high streets, public spaces, and neighbourhoods and enabling opportunities, interactions and collaboration across all echelons of society. Using the simple premise of What if..?, we […]

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  • What’s Vital Now? Access, Power & Accountability

    This blog is part of our our new online series: What’s Vital Now?  by Grace Crannis The built environment has tremendous power to shape the experiences of people as individuals, as neighbourhoods, as families and as communities. Architecture is not passive: it holds meaning and weight, it shapes how we live, how we travel, how […]

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  • Reopening high streets safely – and strategically

    By Sophia de Sousa On Friday morning, I was asked to speak on BBC Surrey Breakfast Radio about how places can use the new MHCLG Reopening High Streets Safely Fund to help bring their communities out of lockdown. The government is investing £50 million to help councils in England introduce a range of safety measures […]

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  • Designing a more inclusive Bloomsbury: UCL Participatory Planning Project supported by The Glass-House Community Led Design

    By Mona Al-Sharari, Yuk Lo, Marco Mancini, Sophie Taylor & Eleanor Mack Briggs Public spaces play a vital social and political role, especially in cities where they are essential to producing the dynamism and variety that make urban places attractive to many. Under the imposition of austerity, cities are increasingly experiencing the creep of pseudo-public […]

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  • What’s Vital Now? Connecting with Angela Moore

    This is the first contribution to our our new online series: What's Vital Now?  As the world begins to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and a period of enforced physical isolation, What's Vital Now? will share voices from different communities, sectors and disciplines, on what we can do to create more inclusive and sustainable places that bring [...]

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  • We are recruiting – join our team

    The Glass-House is looking for an experienced communications professional to contribute to our work championing and enabling collaborative and inclusive approaches to the design of buildings, open spaces, homes and neighbourhoods. About The Glass-House With nearly 20 years’ experience of supporting people, projects and places, we are constantly exploring how we can continue to make […]

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