• Secrets of Buildings – The Glass-House featured in FX Magazine

    In this month’s FX Magazine, writer Veronica Simpson reviews “a few pioneering consultancies [who] have helped to ensure more people-focused practices and better outcomes.” The Glass-House was delighted to be included as one of the “secret agents” and we shared views on our practice and experience, and the value of putting people at the heart […]

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  • Glass-House supported group get their Neighbourhood Plan through referendum!

    We’re delighted to see the hard work of the community of Kirdford, West Sussex to develop a neighbourhood plan come to fruition. Last week the community voted a solid “Yes!” to the community-developed plans for their local area. The Glass-House helped the Kirdford community early on with hands-on design and community engagement support to enable […]

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  • Homes and Housing: upcoming events

    Housing Development Conference and Exhibition, 4-5 July 2013 at University of Warwick An opportunity from the National Housing Federation, to get informed about the latest policy changes and share and explore best practice on delivering housing in the future. Speakers include Graham Duncan from the Department for Communities and Local Government; Richard Hill of the […]

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  • Unlocking the value hidden in communities at CLT conference next week

    On Wednesday 12 June, the National CLT Network is hosting the 2013 Community Land Trusts Conference at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel in Birmingham. This year the conference focuses on partnerships and collaboration and how to build a flourishing CLT movement across England, in both our villages and our cities. The event is a fantastic learning […]

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  • Why Places Matter – new booklet for local councils and communities

    We’re delighted to share with you a new booklet we have contributed to – Why Places Matter – which makes the case for giving communities a voice in shaping their places. Produced by Living Streets with the People and Places Coalition, of which The Glass-House is a member, the booklet is being sent to all […]

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  • New online network Community Design Exchange launches

    By Katerina Alexiou & Theodore Zamenopoulos (Open University research partners) The Open University in collaboration with The Glass-House Community Led Design have developed a new site for individuals and groups involved in local placemaking projects called Community Design Exchange (CDE). CDE is a gallery and social network site specially developed in order to directly source […]

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  • Glass-House supported project wins design award

    We were delighted to hear that Gamlingay Eco Hub, an early project supported by The Glass-House has won a major award for its innovative and green design. At the Architect of the Year 2012 Awards, civic Architects, the designers of the new space received the Environmental Excellence Award. For ten years this south Cambridgeshire community […]

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  • 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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