Charles Holland Architects

The practice is actively involved in research and a critical engagement with architecture and design culture through teaching and writing. Charles writes for a number of magazines and periodicals including:


RIBA Journal



Architect's Journal



Charles also edited the popular architecture and design weblog Fantastic Journal and was a regular contrinutor to Building Design's Architect's Blog.


He now writes a montly column for the RIBA Journal on the subject of utopias, a part historical and part speculative study into the relationship of spatial planning and experimental forms of social and political organisation.


Charles has contributed to a number of forthcoming or recently published books including Architecture and Freedom (edited by Owen Hopkins and published by Wiley), Radical Essex and a new book on the Barbican estate.


Recent Writing:


A Bumper Crop


Modernist Dreams


On The Listing of No. 1 Poultry


House Plans: The Ryde by PLP