Grand Designs

Grand Designs

1999 - 2015, Reality, Home / Garden, Other
Veteran house inspector Kevin McCloud tries to build his own extravagant home in just six days, using state-of-the-art materials to ensure it is as sustainable as possible.
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Episode Guide

  • Grand Designs - The Eco Arch: Revisited (Season 11 Episode 9)
    Season 11 Episode 9:

    The Eco Arch: Revisited

    Kevin returns to Kent to check on a highly experimental arch-shaped home built from clay tiles.

  • Grand Designs - The Dome House: Revisited (Season 11 Episode 8)
    Season 11 Episode 8:

    The Dome House: Revisited

    Kevin returns to Lake Windermere to check up on a couple.

  • Grand Designs - EPISODE: 7 (Season 11 Episode 7)
    Season 11 Episode 7:

    EPISODE: 7

    Claire and Ian want to build a house large enough for their own dance floor and DJ booth.

  • Grand Designs - EPISODE: 6 (Season 11 Episode 6)
    Season 11 Episode 6:

    EPISODE: 6

    A stonemason and his partner plan to restore a silver mine engine house.

  • Grand Designs - EPISODE: 5 (Season 11 Episode 5)
    Season 11 Episode 5:

    EPISODE: 5

    In Herefordshire, a couple wants to live a virtually self-sufficient lifestyle.

  • Grand Designs - EPISODE: 4 (Season 11 Episode 4)
    Season 11 Episode 4:

    EPISODE: 4

    Freddie and Ben want to convert their timber-framed barn in Essex into a space for their family.

  • Grand Designs - The Lifeboat Station (Season 11 Episode 3)
    Season 11 Episode 3:

    The Lifeboat Station

    Tim O'Donovan and his wife Philomena convert a lifeboat station in Tenby into a unique, contemporary home.

  • Grand Designs - EPISODE: 2 (Season 11 Episode 2)
    Season 11 Episode 2:

    EPISODE: 2

    Kevin McCloud meets a couple trying to build a contemporary mansion on a south London estate, but are struggling with the dozens of design decisions they must make.

  • Grand Designs - The Derelict Mill Cottage (Season 11 Episode 1)
    Season 11 Episode 1:

    The Derelict Mill Cottage

    Kevin sees how Stefan and Annia fared with their mill cottage conversion in the Northumberland countryside.

  • Grand Designs - The Scandinavian House (Season 10 Episode 6)
    Season 10 Episode 6:

    The Scandinavian House

    When interior designer Kathryn Tyler decides to build her first home, she uses her skills to design and build the house herself.

  • Grand Designs - The Radian House (Season 10 Episode 5)
    Season 10 Episode 5:

    The Radian House

    Jonathan Belsey plans to build a house that is aesthetically pleasing, cheap to run and ecologically sound.

  • Grand Designs - The Barn & Guildhall (Season 10 Episode 4)
    Season 10 Episode 4:

    The Barn & Guildhall

    Kevin follows Simon and Jill Bennett's conversion of two timber framed barns; one turns out to be a medieval guild hall.

  • Grand Designs - The Modest Home (Season 10 Episode 3)
    Season 10 Episode 3:

    The Modest Home

    In Woodbridge, Lucie and Nat plan a responsible, low impact, ecologically sensitive home for their young family.

  • Grand Designs - The Stealth House (Season 10 Episode 2)
    Season 10 Episode 2:

    The Stealth House

    Architects Helen and Chris Seymour Smith get planning permission to build their own home in the middle of the Cotswolds.

  • Grand Designs - The Brittany Groundhouse (Season 9 Episode 5)
    Season 9 Episode 5:

    The Brittany Groundhouse

  • Grand Designs - The Chilterns Water Mill (Season 9 Episode 2)
    Season 9 Episode 2:

    The Chilterns Water Mill

  • Grand Designs - The Glass & Timber House (Season 7 Episode 12)
    Season 7 Episode 12:

    The Glass & Timber House

    Jewel-like house.

  • Grand Designs - The Oak-Framed House: Revisited (From Series 4) (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    The Oak-Framed House: Revisited (From Series 4)

    A couple find a plot with a great view on the Scottish coast, but do not know what sort of home they want to build there.

  • Grand Designs - The Art Deco House (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    The Art Deco House

    A 150-year-old wooden barn is transformed into a home.

  • Grand Designs - The Curved House: Revisited (From Series 4) (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    The Curved House: Revisited (From Series 4)

  • Grand Designs - Les Gets Chalet: Revisited (From Grand Designs Abroad) (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Les Gets Chalet: Revisited (From Grand Designs Abroad)

  • Grand Designs - The Miami-Style Beach House (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    The Miami-Style Beach House

  • Grand Designs - The Woodsmans Cottage: Revisited (From Series 3) (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    The Woodsmans Cottage: Revisited (From Series 3)

    A West Sussex man begins work on a handmade wooden house, totally self-sufficient with no mains.

  • Grand Designs - Shaped Like a Curvy Seashell (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Shaped Like a Curvy Seashell

    An environmentally friendly home is made from two barns.

  • Grand Designs - The Violin Factory: Revisited (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    The Violin Factory: Revisited

  • Grand Designs - An Idiosyncratic Home (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    An Idiosyncratic Home

    A New Forest couple plans to build a highly individual wooden-framed house based on ideas gathered from America and Japan.

  • Grand Designs - The Oak-Framed House (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    The Oak-Framed House

  • Grand Designs - The Modernist Sugar Cube (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    The Modernist Sugar Cube

    Former Pet Shop Boys manager Tom Watkins builds a modernist Bauhaus-inspired white cube property on the seafront.

  • Grand Designs - The Curved House (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    The Curved House

    A south London couple who have outgrown their tiny and cluttered Victorian house plan to build a modern, minimalist property.

  • Grand Designs - 19th Century Sandstone House (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    19th Century Sandstone House

  • Grand Designs - Customised German Kit House (Huf Haus) (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Customised German Kit House (Huf Haus)

    Kevin McCloud follows a couple who are having their home designed and built in Germany, then re-assembled at their plot in Surrey in just seven days.

  • Grand Designs - The Violin Factory (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    The Violin Factory

    The Ostendorfs buy a disused violin factory in London and plan to transform the crumbling structure for Manhattan-loft-style living.

  • Grand Designs - The English Barn: Revisited (From Series 1) (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    The English Barn: Revisited (From Series 1)

    The Randolphs built their first house 10 years ago and now they decided to do it all over again.

  • Grand Designs - The House of Straw: Revisited (From Series 1) (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    The House of Straw: Revisited (From Series 1)

  • Grand Designs - The Cruciform House: Revisited (From Series 2) (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    The Cruciform House: Revisited (From Series 2)

    Cruciform-shaped house in Lambourn, Berkshire.

  • Grand Designs - The Traditional Cottage (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    The Traditional Cottage

  • Grand Designs - The Underground House (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    The Underground House

    Kevin McCloud meets keen environmentalists Helen Gould and Phil Reddy, who have their own ecologically friendly house, which is situated underground in the Cumbrian countryside.

  • Grand Designs - The Terrace Conversion (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    The Terrace Conversion

    Kevin McCloud meets a couple gutting their Victorian terraced house, to create a modern, light and open space.

  • Grand Designs - The Inverted-Roof House (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    The Inverted-Roof House

    Kevin McCloud meets a couple building a high-tech house complete with glass walls and wing-shaped roof.

  • Grand Designs - The Victorian Threshing Barn (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    The Victorian Threshing Barn

    Kevin McCloud meets a couple who have purchased a grade-two listed Victorian timber-clad barn and plan an ambitious renovation.

  • Grand Designs - The Woodsmans Cottage (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    The Woodsmans Cottage

  • Grand Designs - The Water-Works (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    The Water-Works

    Leanne Smith and Chris Jones have their hearts set on converting a disused industrial waterworks into their dream house. Kevin McCloud is on site to follow the progress.

  • Grand Designs - The Wooden Box (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    The Wooden Box

    Kevin McCloud meets with John and Terri Westlake, who intend to knock down a derelict house and commission commercial architects to build them a new one.

  • Grand Designs - The Dilapidated Georgian House: Revisited (From Grand Designs Indoors) (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    The Dilapidated Georgian House: Revisited (From Grand Designs Indoors)

  • Grand Designs - The Isolated Cottage: Revisited (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    The Isolated Cottage: Revisited

    A couple rebuilds a 300-year-old set of ruins into the cottage it once was.

  • Grand Designs - The Derelict Barns (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    The Derelict Barns

    Rebuilding two ancient run-down barns in South Devon.

  • Grand Designs - The Jewel Box (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    The Jewel Box

    A couple in North London who are looking to build their hi-tech, modern house in a quiet north London street. Sarah, a jewellery designer and Coneyl, a photographer, have long dreamt of the perfect work and living space.

  • Grand Designs - The Self-Build (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    The Self-Build

    An innovative program allows people who can't afford to buy a home of their own to build one.

  • Grand Designs - The Cruciform House (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    The Cruciform House

    Rupert and Julie prepare to take their chances on building a very expensive and very experimental idea in Lambourn Valley.

  • Grand Designs - The Isolated Cottage (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    The Isolated Cottage

    Kevin McCloud revisits Adrian and Corrina; the couple show how they have made a 300 year old ruin their first home.

  • Grand Designs - The Wool Mill (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    The Wool Mill

    A 19th century steel mill is transformed into a home.

  • Grand Designs - The New England Gable House (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    The New England Gable House

    Kevin McCloud visits the Sussex Downs to follow the construction of a New England-style kit.

  • Grand Designs - The Regency Villa (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    The Regency Villa

    A Georgian mansion is built from scratch.

  • Grand Designs - The Glass-House (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    The Glass-House

    A couple builds a glass and steel house.

  • Grand Designs - The House of Straw (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    The House of Straw

    Two architects choose some unusual materials for a home in Islington.

  • Grand Designs - The Chapel (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Chapel

    A couple from Birmingham are trying to convert a Cornish chapel into a home and a teleworking office.

  • Grand Designs - The Eco-House (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Eco-House

    A Suffolk couple attempt to build a 100 per cent environmentally friendly house - complete with solar-powered heating, grey-water systems, reclaimed materials and a composting toilet - but just how practical are their green ideals?

  • Grand Designs - The Water Tower (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    The Water Tower

    How an Amersham couple managed to get permission to build on green-belt land by designing an 'invisible' home.

  • Grand Designs - The Co-Op (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Co-Op

    This edition looks at a Brighton co-operative of ten young families, including ex-travellers and single parents, who are helping to build their own homes in return for substantial rent subsidies.

  • Grand Designs - The English Barn (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The English Barn

    A couple constructs a traditional English barn near Reading, Berkshire.

  • Grand Designs - The Timber Frame Kit House (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    The Timber Frame Kit House

    A couple race against time to finish building their dream home before the birth of their baby.

  • Grand Designs - The Regency Home (Indoors Episode 6)
    Indoors Episode 6:

    The Regency Home

  • Grand Designs - The Shaker Style Summer House and Thames Houseboat (Indoors Episode 5)
    Indoors Episode 5:

    The Shaker Style Summer House and Thames Houseboat

  • Grand Designs - The Half-Timbered Cottage (Indoors Episode 4)
    Indoors Episode 4:

    The Half-Timbered Cottage

  • Grand Designs - The Dilapidated Georgian House (Indoors Episode 3)
    Indoors Episode 3:

    The Dilapidated Georgian House

    Tony and Sharon fall in love with a dilapidated, 200-year-old Georgian home in London.

  • Grand Designs - The Barbican Flat (Indoors Episode 2)
    Indoors Episode 2:

    The Barbican Flat

    A man tries to bring a nightclub feel to his one-bedroom flat in the Barbican.

  • Grand Designs - Florida Villa (Abroad Episode 8)
    Abroad Episode 8:

    Florida Villa

  • Grand Designs - 300 Year Old Chalet (Abroad Episode 7)
    Abroad Episode 7:

    300 Year Old Chalet

  • Grand Designs - The Tuscan Castle (Abroad Episode 6)
    Abroad Episode 6:

    The Tuscan Castle

  • Grand Designs - Church Conversion (Abroad Episode 5)
    Abroad Episode 5:

    Church Conversion

  • Grand Designs - 19th Century Manor House (Abroad Episode 4)
    Abroad Episode 4:

    19th Century Manor House

  • Grand Designs - Masseria Impisi: An Artists' Retreat (Abroad Episode 3)
    Abroad Episode 3:

    Masseria Impisi: An Artists' Retreat

  • Grand Designs - House From Straw (Abroad Episode 2)
    Abroad Episode 2:

    House From Straw

  • Grand Designs - Modernist Villa (Abroad Episode 1)
    Abroad Episode 1:

    Modernist Villa

  • Grand Designs - The Japanese House: Revisited (Episode 202)
    Episode 202:

    The Japanese House: Revisited

    Kevin returns to a Japanese-Welsh fusion home in the Wye Valley.

  • Grand Designs - The Computer-cut House (Episode 188)
    Episode 188:

    The Computer-cut House

    Two professors risk their life savings on a build of the world's first computer-cut house.

  • Grand Designs - Cloontykilla Castle (Episode 187)
    Episode 187:

    Cloontykilla Castle

    A man attempts to fulfil his childhood dream and bring back a castle set in one of the most beautiful landscapes of Ireland.

  • Grand Designs - Woodbridge Revisit (Episode 161)
    Episode 161:

    Woodbridge Revisit

    Lucie Fairweather and Nat McBride began to build an affordable eco home in Woodbridge for themselves and their two young children; they were determined to create an exciting, modern landmark home.

  • Grand Designs - The Tree House: Revisited (Episode 160)
    Episode 160:

    The Tree House: Revisited

    Architectural designer Lincoln Miles and his wife use alternative materials on a '70's bungalow on the Isle of Wight.

  • Grand Designs - The Disco Home: Revisited (Episode 159)
    Episode 159:

    The Disco Home: Revisited

    A couple try to build the ultimate fun family home, in the heart of London, with a dance floor, DJ booth and sauna.

  • Grand Designs - The Headcorn Minimalist House: Revisited (Episode 153)
    Episode 153:

    The Headcorn Minimalist House: Revisited

    Kevin returns to the minimalist eco home built by Mimi da Costa to see how it has changed the family.

  • Grand Designs - The Brittany Groundhouse: Revisited (Episode 138)
    Episode 138:

    The Brittany Groundhouse: Revisited

    In 2006, Daren Howarth and Adi Nortje moved from Brighton to Brittany to build a home almost entirely from recycled materials and to live a sustainable lifestyle; the work is finished and Kevin returns to see if the project has been a success.

  • Grand Designs - Traditional Cottage (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Traditional Cottage

    Kevin McCloud travels to Herefordshire to meet a young couple who is building its first home in the center of an ancient village, surrounded by beautiful medieval cottages.

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