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


RIBA Journal



Architect's Journal



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


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:


Still Got Love for the Streets


Thomas Mawson's Designs are Never Nostalgic


At Home with Victor Horta, the Master of Art Nouveau


What the Evolution of Bathroom Design says about Society


Robert Venturi Opened My Eyes to Architecture


The Eclectic Country Houses of George Devey


Edwin Lutyens (1869 - 1944)


A Bumper Crop


Modernist Dreams


On The Listing of No. 1 Poultry


House Plans: The Ryde by PLP


Arts and Crafts Utopias


Industrial Utopias


Boundless Utopias


Rural Utopias


Gridded Utopias


Virtuous Utopias



Charles Holland Architects

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