Christopher Rose Architects believes that giving back to our community is not just an opportunity that we have but a responsibility to our city and neighbors. Working with clients of means allows our office to provide pro bono or low rate services for the less fortunate and needy. Our staff actively participates through our gifts of time and support in the following organizations:

• The Red Cross Heroes for Fire Victims Program - providing housing assistance for families dislocated by fires.
• The City of Charleston Committee for Homeless and Affordable Housing
• CRAN Charleston - providing affordable housing designs for the City of Charleston
• The Preservation Society of Charleston Neighbor Labors Program - providing construction labor for elderly owner occupied homes in historic Charleston.
• Volunteers of America - affordable housing
• Charleston Affordable Housing - affordable housing
• Mental Health Association of SC - affordable housing
• The Housing Authority of Charleston - affordable housing
• Canstruction - providing food assistance

Alex Gonzalez Intern Architect

Alex Gonzalez relocated to the Charleston area in late 2015 from Albuquerque, NM. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of New Mexico, class of 2012. He is currently pursuing his Master of Architecture Degree from Southern Illinois University. Alex has been practicing in the field of architecture since 2006. He has worked with several award winning architects in New Mexico. His favorite project so far has been working with an indigenous Nicaraguan community and a US based NGO designing a Rural Hospital and Clinic in the mountains of Nicaragua.

Alex lives in Hanahan, SC with his wife of six years, Ana, in a 1955 Ranch that the couple is currently renovating. Alex’s interests and hobbies include travel, photography and furniture design and construction in his home wood shop.