Grand Designs Live at the NEC Birmingham

Grand Designs Live is returning to the NEC between 8th and 11th October.  Charlie will be there at 11am on Friday 9th in the Grand Theatre where he’ll Chair a debate on How to Make a Smart Choice for a

New Project!

We are very excited to be working on a new barn conversion project in Oxfordshire.  The challenging topography of the site creates an opportunity for dramatic and engaging living accommodation; we look forward to developing the design.

Homes by the Sea, Series 2!

Charlie’s new series starts tonight at 9pm on More4, continuing every Tuesday.

Designing the 2015 Home

In the October issue of Homebuilding & Renovating magazine Charlie’s column explains how to approach the art of contemporary design. If you wanted to build a modern home very much of its time, what would you do? Architectural designer and

BRICK BY BRICK: Rebuilding our Past

In 2012 Charlie co-presented Brick by Brick with Dan Cruickshank. A fascinating show which set out to uncover the hidden stories behind historic buildings as they were dismantled and then rebuilt in a different location.  The buildings included a fully

Garlands Farm goes on site!

Work has started on site at Garlands Farm.  The first job has been to wrap the farmhouse up with a roof for wet weather-working to ensure the historic fabric of the listed building is kept dry through the winter. The

The Art of Designing Barn Conversions

Charlie is a regular columnist for Homebuilding & Renovating, which is one of Britain’s most successful self-build magazines.  In the September issue read Charlie’s Design Masterclass on the secret to a successful barn conversion. The secret to a successful conversion


We love a positive pre-app!  This is for a new project, Ings Farmhouse in Wiltshire. Ings is a listed 17th century farmhouse.  The client would like to replace an existing late 20th century conservatory to bring some light and create more


Our project near Burford has received planning permission.  This means we can move on to the more technical design stage which will include PHPP modeling and the additional detailing and specification required to help create a low energy dwelling. The

The Vine House Nominated For An Award

Our recently completed project, The Vine House in Wiltshire, has been shortlisted for the 2015 West of England Regional LABC (Local Authority Building Control) Building Excellence Awards in the Best Extension or Alteration to an Existing Home category. Winners will

Building The Dream S3

The 3rd series of Building the Dream starts on More4 tomorrow night, Tuesday 14th April, 9pm.  Episode 4 on Tuesday 5th May features our own project, The Cut.


Our recently completed project, The Cut in Gloucestershire was featured in the Property section of Saturday’s Daily Telegraph. Tara and Dimitri explain how it’s possible to achieve a beautiful contemporary home on a small budget, and succeed in keeping energy

BREEAM Awards 2015

Charlie is hosting this year’s BREEAM Awards at The London Marriott Hotel on 3rd March. The BREEAM Awards celebrate the best in sustainable construction by recognizing the achievements of those involved in specification, design, construction and management of BREEAM certified

TV News!

Building the Dream Series 3 is currently in production and due to air on 14th April. Filming starts on a second series of Homes by the Sea in the Spring with an air date set for the Autumn 2015. Charlie