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:
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.
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
On The Listing of No. 1 Poultry
House Plans: The Ryde by PLP
Arts and Crafts Utopias