• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The May 2020 Glass-House Newsletter

    At The Glass-House, we’ve been selecting some key stories, blogs and resources we feel are particularly relevant to the situation we all face today, as well as continuing to create new, more accessible formats to share our learning, to inform, and inspire. The latest newsletter is available to read here.  

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  • Callout brief: What’s Vital Now?

    Reconfiguring Place:  “What’s Vital Now?” Due to the current pandemic, the final event in The Glass-House 2019/20 WE design series, Reconfiguring Place: What’s Vital Now?,  which was scheduled to take place on 25 March in London, was postponed indefinitely. Because of this, we decided to close the 2019/20 series, Reconfiguring Place, with the three completed […]

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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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  • 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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