Empowering Design Practices is a five-year collaborative research project exploring how community-led design can help empower those who look after historic places of worship to create more open, vibrant and sustainable places that respect and enhance their heritage.
The project is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.
EXPLORE OUR AREAS OF WORK
Training for architects: community-led design in historic faith buildings, 9-10 July 2019, London
A free workshop for architects interested in working with community clients in historic places of worship. Visit this page to learn more and to register.
Check out our resources page for a variety of new materials and tools for communities and professionals.
On the blog
Bow Moves: what would you do with this space? - guest post by Emma Newman
Engaging communities in design decision-making - post by Katerina Alexiou
Mossley Hill Church hosted study tour - post by Vera Hale
Live Project with St Michael's Byker - guest post by Sheffield University students