In the final few days of Open House at Little Clarendon Street, The Lankelly Chase Foundation supported a researcher to spend a few days with us towards the end of the project to try and glean what the impact of Open House was, and what the elements were that contributed to it’s success. The report contains valuable insights for us and others on creating and stewarding community spaces, on meaningful participation, on placemaking, on the value of inclusive civic spaces, and on community action on housing and homelessness. 

We’re sharing it now, in times where community connections, and action on housing and homelessness are sorely needed in the hope of finding future partners to help us replicate and grow the Open House idea. If you’d like to start a similar project in your city, or want to talk more about any of the ideas contained within the report then we’d love to hear from you.