Early life and education
In 2000, Luxton hosted the documentary series Modern British Architects on the United Kingdom's Channel 5.
Luxton went on to present several more architecture-related shows, including 'Treehouses' for Sky1, a six-part television series, Our Homes and Property, and the ongoing series Build a New Life in the Country. He is a regular designer on BBC1's DIY SOS.
His series The Great Treehouse Challenge aired on Sky's Living Channel. Another show, Homes by the Sea, on More4 TV, was hosted by Luxton. His show Building the Dream was shown on More4 TV.
Luxton has also supported several eco-friendly projects in his local area, including creating a carpool, fitting solar panels onto the roof of the local school, addressing amateur homebuilders and green-furbishing thirty houses.
Luxton is married and has two children. Their home includes many of the sustainable living solutions that are featured on his television show.
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