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Oxfordshire Farmhouse

Design is underway for a new house on a working farm in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds. Early concepts for the design involve exploring a contemporary spin on the classic English country house. The added challenge is to sensitively engage this with

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Sneak Preview

A sneak preview of a recently completed conversion of a listed 17th century barn.  Traditional techniques and natural materials were used to make as light a touch as possible to the existing building, which is the real the star of

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Planning Application Submitted

Planning has been submitted for a scheme to transform a pair of tired bungalows in Gloucestershire in to a future-proofed family home. The design blends traditional materials with simple, contemporary forms that work with the site’s natural topography. A sensitive

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Award Winning Architect!

Charlie Luxton Design’s James Renfrew was project and design architect on the Alan Walters Building for the University of Birmingham prior to joining CLD. It has just won a RIBA regional award for Berman Guedes Stretton Architects, his previous employers.

New Show in Production

Charlie has started filming for a new show which will hopefully go out to air later this year. Best Laid Plans will follow Charlie trying to navigate the choppy waters that can occur between couples over the decision making needed during

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Planning Permission

We have just gained planning approval on a project in Oxfordshire where our clients wanted to extend and improve this barn that had originally been converted in the 1990s. The proposal catches the original barn between two related single storey

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Grand Designs Live

Grand Designs Live returns to the ExCel centre in east London next week. Offering a wide range of exhibitors to give ideas and inspiration for your own Grand Design! Charlie will be speaking in the Grand Theatre on Monday 1st

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Works starts on site

The builders have started building work on this barn conversion in Oxfordshire. Exciting times as they begin the transformation of this amazing space – the existing purlins and trusses will be retained and expressed in the final design. First things first

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Another Planning Permission!

We are very pleased to have received planning permission for this exciting new project in North Oxfordshire. Tucked in to the hillside this family home will incorporate all the features you would expect from a Charlie Luxton Design! Highly insulated,

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Charlie in Metro!

Charlie’s home features in London’s Metro Property paper today. Pick it up and have a look if you’re in London, if not click here for a look at the online version.

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Windows go in at Greyfell

The windows are now in at Greyfell! (formerly Old Lodge Barn).  The earlier design time spent positioning windows has really paid off now that the framed views across the countryside have been realised. Externally, the well crafted (and almost complete)

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Homes by the Med, Series 2!

Homes by the Med is back on our screens on More4. The six episode series starts tomorrow night at 9pm.

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A Grand Design

One of our recently completed projects, The Sheepfold, is appearing in April’s issue of Grand Designs Magazine – on the shelves now!

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Interesting New Project

Design is underway for an exciting new house in Gloucestershire. Cut into the side of a steep slope and over-looking a spectacular valley, the house is split over levels which sit as terraces in the landscape. Topped with grass and

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Ahead of its Time

We recently started work on a new project in Surrey and the clients have shown us some wonderful memorabilia from the 1960s. Their house was featured on the cover of the Daily Mail’s Book of House Plans. The book was

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