Charlie Luxton is an architectural designer and broadcaster who has been creating and talking about environmental architecture for over two decades.
Charlie 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 for the BBC and Channel 4 including:
- Not All Bricks and Mortar
- Not All Houses are Square
- Guerrilla Homes
- Bionic Buildings
- Ice Dreams
- Designer of the Year
- Restored to Glory
- Supercommuters and World’s Weirdest Homes
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 also presented Homes and Property for ITV.
More recently, Charlie has presented Building The Dream, Homes By The Sea and Homes By The Med for More 4.
Since 1996, Luxton has worked on schemes including an eco-tourism project in Ethiopia, property 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 has written for several magazines and has hosted numerous events including the Stirling Prize Award Ceremony.
He regularly gives lectures about sustainability and architecture for clients as varied as McDonald’s, AutoCAD, Grand Designs Live, and Project Taunton.