Born and raised in Lebanon, Charles received his D.E.S in architecture from the Académie Libanaise des Beaux Arts in Beirut, where he is a registered Architect. He also holds a Masters in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University in the city of New York.
Charles worked on residential, commercial and transportation projects in Lebanon, the Middle East, and the United States. He also co-teached Advanced Design Studios at Columbia University.
Currently based in New York, his interest in architecture as a cultural exchange platform grows even further, specifically trying to understand the major involvement and impact the field has on social, economic and political situations.