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Charlie Luxton

Architectural Designer

Gordon Poole Agency Ltd

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Originally established in 1963, the Gordon Poole Agency was one of the first agencies in Europe to supply entertainment to the corporate market. For over 50 years the Gordon Poole Agency has been supplying Celebrity Entertainers, Keynote Speakers and Gu ... more

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Grand Designs Live

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Britain's Best Home

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Regular Guest Designer and Sustainability Expert

BBC

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Founder
Make Communications Ltd

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M.A.

Architecture

Royal College of Art

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Charlie Luxton is an architectural designer and broadcaster who has been creating and talking about environmental architecture for the past decade.
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Since 1996, Charlie Luxton has worked on schemes including an eco-tourism project in Ethiopia, a house in Tel Aviv, and a number of London-based projects for Toh Shimizaki Architects. Charlie previously helped to found Make, who designed exhibitions for the RIBA, 100% Design, and the V&A, before creating Electric Storm for Shell - a renewable energy exhibition that included a 27 metre wind turbine on the Southbank, London.
In 2005, he left London and Make to concentrate on creating simple, beautiful, timeless, and sustainable buildings.
Charlie Luxton started making television programmes while studying for his MA at the RCA with 'Modern British Architects' for Channel 5, and since then he has written and presented more than ten series. These include 'Not All Bricks and Mortar' and 'Not All Houses are Square' for Channel 4, 'Guerrilla Homes' and 'Bionic Buildings' for BBC3, 'Ice Dreams' and 'Designer of the Year' for BBC4, and 'Restored to Glory', a prime-time restoration programme for BBC2. In 2007, Charlie took a ten thousand mile road trip across the US for an art and architecture series shown in the US and on Sky Arts. He has recently completed a series looking at skyscrapers and Homes and Property for ITV and the Evening Standard.
Charlie Luxton has written for several magazines and hosted the Stirling Prize Award Ceremony in 2004. He regularly gives lectures about sustainability and architecture for clients as varied as McDonald's, AutoCAD, Grand Designs Live, and Project Taunton.


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Charlie Luxton is an architectural designer who combines his design work with writing and presenting television programmes; he currently fronts BUILDING THE DREAM, now in its fourth series on More4, in which he helps people design and build their dream homes, often on a budget. HOMES BY THE SEA, also for More4 broadcast in Autumn 2014 saw Charlie travelling the country to discover the most unique coastal properties in the UK. In December 2015, Charlie presented World's Weirdest Homes, a one-off special for Channel 4 showcasing the strangest and most jaw -dropping homes on the planet. Charlie is passionate about the environment and communicating his enthusiasm for sustainable architecture and eco-friendly design.

Charlie studied at Oxford Brookes University for a BA in Architecture achieving a first class honours degree, before going on to complete an MA at the Royal College of Art in London.
He worked for a number of architecture practices and then in 2000 became a founding director of Free State, the design and communications company that uses the built environment to create awareness far beyond the reach of traditional media. Recent projects include Zoomorphic, an exhibition for the V&A and Electric Storm, a 3 month renewable energy event on the South Bank in London. In 2005 he left London and Free State to focus on sustainable housing. As Charlie Luxton Design he is currently working on several sustainable housing projects in London, Wiltshire, and the Cotswolds where he now lives.
Charlie began his broadcasting career in 2000, presenting a six part series, Modern British Architects, for Channel 5. He followed this with two three part series for Channel 4: Not All Houses are Square and Not All Bricks and Mortar.
Charlie then moved to the BBC, fronting numerous series across all their channels including the prime time BBC2 series, Restored To Glory, for which he also co-wrote the accompanying book.
In 2006 Charlie took his first leap across the Atlantic and presented two series for US networks. Artland USA saw Charlie driving across the country looking at influential architecture, while Vertical City enabled him to look at the world's most famous skyscrapers from the top down, whilst hanging from a window washer's cradle. He filmed the second series of this in 2007.
Back in the UK, following a spell at ITV hosting Homes and Property, Charlie became the face of Architeture and Design on Five. During his two years at the Channel from 2008 he presented the first series of I Own Britain's Best House and was later given access to landmark buildings, including the Bank of England, for Behind Closed Doors. He also fronted two series of Build A New Life In The Country.


Charlie Luxton is an ...

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Charlie Luxton is an architectural designer who combines his design work with writing and presenting television programmes; he currently fronts BUILDING THE DREAM, now in its fourth series on More4, in which he helps people design and build their dream homes, often on a budget. HOMES BY THE SEA, also for More4 broadcast in Autumn 2014 saw Charlie travelling the country to discover the most unique coastal properties in the UK. In December 2015, Charlie presented World's Weirdest Homes, a one-off special for Channel 4 showcasing the strangest and most jaw -dropping homes on the planet. Charlie is passionate about the environment and communicating his enthusiasm for sustainable architecture and eco-friendly design.

Charlie studied at Oxford Brookes University for a BA in Architecture achieving a first class honours degree, before going on to complete an MA at the Royal College of Art in London.
He worked for a number of architecture practices and then in 2000 became a founding director of Free State, the design and communications company that uses the built environment to create awareness far beyond the reach of traditional media. Recent projects include Zoomorphic, an exhibition for the V&A and Electric Storm, a 3 month renewable energy event on the South Bank in London. In 2005 he left London and Free State to focus on sustainable housing. As Charlie Luxton Design he is currently working on several sustainable housing projects in London, Wiltshire, and the Cotswolds where he now lives.
Charlie began his broadcasting career in 2000, presenting a six part series, Modern British Architects, for Channel 5. He followed this with two three part series for Channel 4: Not All Houses are Square and Not All Bricks and Mortar.
Charlie then moved to the BBC, fronting numerous series across all their channels including the prime time BBC2 series, Restored To Glory, for which he also co-wrote the accompanying book.
In 2006 Charlie took his first leap across the Atlantic and presented two series for US networks. Artland USA saw Charlie driving across the country looking at influential architecture, while Vertical City enabled him to look at the world's most famous skyscrapers from the top down, whilst hanging from a window washer's cradle. He filmed the second series of this in 2007.
Back in the UK, following a spell at ITV hosting Homes and Property, Charlie became the face of Architeture and Design on Five. During his two years at the Channel from 2008 he presented the first series of I Own Britain's Best House and was later given access to landmark buildings, including the Bank of England, for Behind Closed Doors. He also fronted two series of Build A New Life In The Country.

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