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Charlie Luxton

Architectural Designer

Gordon Poole Agency Ltd

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Gordon Poole Agency Ltd

United Kingdom

Company Description

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 Guest S...more

Background Information

Employment History

Architectural Designer

The Speakers Agency


Celebrity Ambassadors

Grand Designs Live


Regular Guest Designer and Sustainability Expert

British Broadcasting Corporation


Managing Director

Green Gauge Trust


Architectural Designer

Performing Artistes


Affiliations

Make Communications Ltd

Founder


Education

M.A.

Architecture

Royal College of Art


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Charlie Luxton - Gordon Poole Agency Ltd

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Home | Talent | Charlie Luxton
Make an enquiry Charlie Luxton is an architectural designer and broadcaster who has been creating and talking about environmental architecture for the past decade. 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.


Performing Artistes

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Charlie Luxton
Charlie Luxton is passionate about sustainability and architecture. He has spent the last 10 years designing and building sustainable buildings, making television programmes about architecture and design, working on environmental community projects, and giving talks on all aspects of sustainability. He is passionate about creating architecture fit for the 21st century; designs that respond to local materials, traditions and climate. Charlie's television career began in 1999 behind the camera, art directing a short film for a friend. While studying at the RCA in 2000 he answered an advert from Channel Five looking for a presenter for a series called Modern British Architects... he hasn't looked back since. His extensive list of television credits include: Behind Closed Doors, I Own Britain's Best Home and Build a New Life in the Country (Channel 5); DIY SOS: The Big Build and Britain's Hidden Heritage (BBC1); The Great Treehouse Challenge on SKY1 in 2011; Brick by Brick: Rebuilding Britain (BBC2); Culture Show BBC2 in 2012; Britain's Hidden Heritage BBC1 in 2012 and Culture Show: Architecture Special BBC2 in 2013. Born in Sydney, Australia Charlie has lived in England since 1983. He was a founding director of Free State, the design and communications company. Projects include Zoomorphic, an exhibition for the V&A and Electric Storm, a 3 month renewable energy event on the South Bank in London. Charlie's passion for sustainability and the environment extends beyond his professional work to include his home life. He has completed an eco-friendly renovation on his own home, and his village of Hook Norton, Oxfordshire is a winning low-carbon community, awarded the Government's Low Carbon Community Challenge grant of £400,000. Charlie regularly gives talks and presentations to a wide range of audiences about all aspects of the built environment and sustainability. Whether talking about airport terminals or termites he is always passionate, accessible and informative. He has lectured, hosted awards and facilitated conferences for clients as varied as The Eden Project, MacDonalds, Sovereign Housing Group, National Energy Foundation, Autocad and many Architectural trade associations. He can speak in both a keynote and after dinner capacity, and his speeches have covered a wide range of topics relating to architecture, sustainability and design, from offices and housing to termites and fog basking beetles! He draws on his passion for sustainability, often focusing on green-living, sustainable architecture and the role climate change has in altering the built environment. Charlie can tailor his speeches to cover a series of core messages that empower the listener to view climate change as a key driver to positive outcomes in society, rather than just negative, referencing the client's achievements in this area to help illustrate the wider issues. Charlie Luxton is an architectural designer who combines his design work with writing and presenting television programmes. He is passionate about the environment and communicating his enthusiasm for sustainable architecture and eco-friendly design.


Artistes Index - Performing Artistes

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Charlie Luxton is an architectural designer who combines his design work with writing and presenting television programmes.
He is passionate about the environment and communicating his enthusiasm for sustainable architecture and eco-friendly design. Charlie Luxton He was a semi-finalist in the first series of The Apprentice.


Artistes Index - Performing Artistes

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Charlie Luxton is an architectural designer who combines his design work with writing and presenting television programmes.
He is passionate about the environment and communicating his enthusiasm for sustainable architecture and eco-friendly design. Charlie Luxton


Our Team | Meet the Team at Stormsaver

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Charlie Luxton - Architect and TV Presenter


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