Charlie Luxton, architectural designer, writer and television presenter, has been announced as the latest speaker to join ConstructionAM 2020.
Charlie is passionate about the environment and communicating his enthusiasm for sustainable architecture and eco-friendly design and will be a great addition to the programme. 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. Past projects include Zoomorphic, an exhibition for the V&A and Electric Storm, a three-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 Environmental Design he is currently working on several sustainable housing projects in London, Wiltshire, and the Cotswolds.
Currently presenting Building the Dream, Homes By The Sea and Homes By The Med, Charlie began his broadcasting career presenting 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 Build A New Life In The Country (Channel 5).
Fluency Marketing Managing Director, Gemma Smith, said, “It is a very exciting time for ConstructionAM, with a number of large clients and customers coming together to progress the use of advanced materials for construction. It is great to have Charlie Luxton involved this year, he is an advocate for sustainable architecture, and I know this will be enthusiastically received by the audience.”
Fluency Marketing Events Director, Siobhan Longhurst, said, “We are extremely pleased to bring Charlie and other key industry players together for what we think is our best programme yet. With a mix of industry thought leaders, material suppliers, end users, contractors and specifiers, we are looking forward to an interesting and thought-provoking event.”
Other confirmed speakers for the conference include Transport for the North, C-Probe Systems, IBM – Smart Buildings, Com&Sens, Fibrelite and Dura Composites.