Charlie Luxton is an architectural designer and sustainable architecture expert. He is the host of several TV programs and an acclaimed author.
Charlie Luxton began his broadcasting career presenting a six-part series, Modern British Architects for Channel 5. Since then he has gone on to present Britain’s Hidden Heritage (BBC 1), Restored to Glory and Rebuilding The Past (BBC 2), Homes and Property (ITV), Supercommuters and World’s Weirdest Homes (Channel 4) and Building A New Life In The Country (Channel 5). He currently presents Best Laid Plans for Channel 4 as well as Building The Dream, Homes By The Sea, Homes By The Med and Impossible Builds, all for More 4.
He has also worked across the Atlantic presenting Artland USA and Vertical City.
Charlie is passionate about the environment and communicating his enthusiasm for sustainable architecture and eco-friendly design. Studying at Oxford Brookes University, he achieved a first class honours degree in Architecture before going on to complete an MA at the Royal College of Art in London.
Charlie has worked for a number of architecture practices becoming a founding director of Free State in 2000. Recent projects include Zoomorphic and 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.