Charles is a designer and preservationist architectural historian who focuses on architectural preservation research and development, restoration design, and documentation. As a member of Quinn Evans’ Historic Conservation Studio, he possesses analytic, visualization, and graphic design skills to develop digital models that assimilate many layers of building information.
Charles has designed many preservation, restoration, and rehabilitation projects. He has been instrumental in the development of breakthrough Historic Building Information Models for significant historic properties such as Mount Vernon. These highly detailed geospatial models are used for ongoing stewardship, including prioritizing preservation initiatives and maintenance measures, as well as historical interpretation and interactive research.
In recognition of his commitment to the profession and extensive community involvement, Charles was selected as a scholar in the 2019 class of the AIA/DC’s Christopher Kelley Leadership Program.
American Institute of Architects
Association for Preservation Technology
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Eco Design Arts Conference, Co-Chairman
Community Emergency Response Team, Team member, Field Operations manual development
Federal Emergency Management Agency - Safety Assessment Program, Trainer and team member, disaster response program