Charles Thompson

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.


Master of Science in Historic Preservation, Columbia University, 2013

Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Architecture History Minor, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011


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