Grand Designs Abroad

Grand Designs Abroad

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 Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 15 Episode 8)
    Season 15 Episode 8:

    Grand Designs

    Kevin McCloud returns to the Thames in Buckinghamshire to see if the eventful construction of the UK's first amphibious house has been a success; seeing if Andy and Nicky Bruce's 220-ton amphibious house really floats.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 15 Episode 7)
    Season 15 Episode 7:

    Grand Designs

    A couple with a baby on the way plans to build a post-industrial home in the South Downs.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 15 Episode 6)
    Season 15 Episode 6:

    Grand Designs

    A chef and a pilates instructor use the internet to learn how to convert a concrete cowshed into a home.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 15 Episode 5)
    Season 15 Episode 5:

    Grand Designs

    A couple hopes to transform a 100-year-old blacksmith shop on a tiny budget and by hand.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 15 Episode 4)
    Season 15 Episode 4:

    Grand Designs

    An abandoned cave is transformed into a retreat for a man recently diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 15 Episode 3)
    Season 15 Episode 3:

    Grand Designs

    A family plans to build an idyllic seaside estate on the Isle of Wight.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 15 Episode 2)
    Season 15 Episode 2:

    Grand Designs

    An architect designs a home that floats above a marsh and has a roof resembling a giant keel.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 15 Episode 1)
    Season 15 Episode 1:

    Grand Designs

    A businessman attempts to build a large home in West Sussex.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 14 Episode 10)
    Season 14 Episode 10:

    Grand Designs

    Kevin returns to an inspirational build in Devon.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - The Japanese House: Revisited (Season 14 Episode 9)
    Season 14 Episode 9:

    The Japanese House: Revisited

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

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 14 Episode 8)
    Season 14 Episode 8:

    Grand Designs

    Kevin returns to a restoration project in Creuse, France.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 14 Episode 7)
    Season 14 Episode 7:

    Grand Designs

    A couple attempts to build the first amphibious house in the UK.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 14 Episode 6)
    Season 14 Episode 6:

    Grand Designs

    Planning constraints arise when Natasha tries to build a periscope-shaped house.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 14 Episode 5)
    Season 14 Episode 5:

    Grand Designs

    A couple attempts to build an unconventional home and workspace in an old milk yard.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 14 Episode 4)
    Season 14 Episode 4:

    Grand Designs

    A farmer/architect designs a house made up of shipping containers welded together in the shape of a giant cross.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 14 Episode 3)
    Season 14 Episode 3:

    Grand Designs

    A couple plans to build a home at the bottom of their garden, but they can't agree on anything.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 14 Episode 2)
    Season 14 Episode 2:

    Grand Designs

    Rebecca and Gregory attempt to transform a single-story bungalow into a cutting edge home in Cornwall.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 14 Episode 1)
    Season 14 Episode 1:

    Grand Designs

    Rob Hodgson and Kay Ralph plan to build an architectural monument high on a cliff top.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Woodbridge Revisit (Season 13 Episode 11)
    Season 13 Episode 11:

    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 Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 13 Episode 10)
    Season 13 Episode 10:

    Grand Designs

    Kevin returns to a glass box house in the Andulucian hills.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 13 Episode 9)
    Season 13 Episode 9:

    Grand Designs

    Michael Butcher and Phil Palmer fall in love with Christmas Farm, near Newbury; they decide to quit their urban media jobs and move to the country.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 13 Episode 8)
    Season 13 Episode 8:

    Grand Designs

    Kevin McCabe, the leading living exponent of cob building, meets a master craftsman whose dream is to build a castle made entirely out of mud.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 13 Episode 7)
    Season 13 Episode 7:

    Grand Designs

    Ben and Rachel Hammond decide to take an average 1950's house and turn it into an architectural masterpiece.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 13 Episode 6)
    Season 13 Episode 6:

    Grand Designs

    Tamay and Nigel Hussey decide to transform a '60's forester's lodge by bringing Japanese design to the Welsh valleys.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 13 Episode 5)
    Season 13 Episode 5:

    Grand Designs

    Flying instructor Colin Mackinnon and his partner make a decision to build their home on an airfield.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - The Crooked Chocolate Box Cottage, Devon (Season 13 Episode 4)
    Season 13 Episode 4:

    The Crooked Chocolate Box Cottage, Devon

    An army veteran and his wife design a cutting edge home with glass walls, open spaces and a dramatic roof.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 13 Episode 3)
    Season 13 Episode 3:

    Grand Designs

    Martin and Kae Walker, inspired by a giant farm shed, build themselves the ultimate family home near York.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 13 Episode 2)
    Season 13 Episode 2:

    Grand Designs

    Jonathan Broom and his wife Deborah put everything on hold while he builds a miniature, Hollywood Hills-style mansion.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 13 Episode 1)
    Season 13 Episode 1:

    Grand Designs

    Gwyn and Kate plan on building a traditional new house for themselves; their plans change when they fall for a classic 1920's movie theater.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 12 Episode 12)
    Season 12 Episode 12:

    Grand Designs

    Kevin McCloud returns to Brighton to see the result of 10 families cooperative effort to build homes.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 12 Episode 11)
    Season 12 Episode 11:

    Grand Designs

    Freddie Robins and Ben Coode-Adams leave their cramped London flat to take on the conversion of a 500-year-old timber framed barn in Essex.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - The Disco Home: Revisited (Season 12 Episode 10)
    Season 12 Episode 10:

    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 Abroad - The Tree House: Revisited (Season 12 Episode 9)
    Season 12 Episode 9:

    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 Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 12 Episode 8)
    Season 12 Episode 8:

    Grand Designs

    An architect plans to convert an old joinery workshop in the heart of North London into a family home.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 12 Episode 7)
    Season 12 Episode 7:

    Grand Designs

    Artist Indi Waterstone and her partner Rebecca want to build a home inspired by nature on the Isle of Skye.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 12 Episode 6)
    Season 12 Episode 6:

    Grand Designs

    A couple plans to transform an artist's studio into a subterranean home.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 12 Episode 5)
    Season 12 Episode 5:

    Grand Designs

    Leigh and Graham want to convert and extend a landmark London water tower.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 12 Episode 4)
    Season 12 Episode 4:

    Grand Designs

    A couple builds a cutting edge home in a Thames riverside community of traditional houses.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 12 Episode 3)
    Season 12 Episode 3:

    Grand Designs

    A couple attempt to build a home resembling a stack of glass cubes amidst Brixton's Victorian terraces.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - The Computer-cut House (Season 12 Episode 2)
    Season 12 Episode 2:

    The Computer-cut House

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

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Cloontykilla Castle (Season 12 Episode 1)
    Season 12 Episode 1:

    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 Abroad - The Headcorn Minimalist House: Revisited (Season 11 Episode 12)
    Season 11 Episode 12:

    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 Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 11 Episode 11)
    Season 11 Episode 11:

    Grand Designs

    Kevin revisits Alan and Judith Dawson's prefabricated steel home in Cumbria.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 11 Episode 10)
    Season 11 Episode 10:

    Grand Designs

    Kevin returns to visit a concrete water tower that was converted into an avant-garde home.

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

    Grand Designs

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

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

    Grand Designs

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

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

    Grand Designs

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

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

    Grand Designs

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

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

    Grand Designs

    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 Abroad - 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 Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 10 Episode 14)
    Season 10 Episode 14:

    Grand Designs

    Kevin returns to see how Pru and Richard Irvine fared after they began building their bespoke home in the Midlothian countryside.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 10 Episode 13)
    Season 10 Episode 13:

    Grand Designs

    Kevin revisits Andrew Tate and Deborah Mills to see if they have finished their water tower conversion.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 10 Episode 12)
    Season 10 Episode 12:

    Grand Designs

    Kevin returns to the Lot region of France to visit Mark Sampson, his wife Debbie and their daughter Tilly; he sees if their straw-bale house has fulfilled its brief and helped them integrate into French life.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 10 Episode 11)
    Season 10 Episode 11:

    Grand Designs

    Six years after his first visit, Kevin returns to see how the O'Hare's fared with their split-level home cascading down a practically vertical hillside in Belfast.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 10 Episode 10)
    Season 10 Episode 10:

    Grand Designs

    Kevin returns to see if Bill Bradley has completed the work on his two timber houses in South London.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - The Brittany Groundhouse: Revisited (Season 10 Episode 9)
    Season 10 Episode 9:

    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 Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 10 Episode 8)
    Season 10 Episode 8:

    Grand Designs

    When Robert and Milla Gaukroger find a plot overlooking Lake Windermere in the Lake District National Park, they reckon they've hit gold.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 10 Episode 7)
    Season 10 Episode 7:

    Grand Designs

    Alan Dawson builds a fabricates house sections complete with wiring, lighting, plumbing, and even carpets.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - 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 Abroad - 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 Abroad - 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 Abroad - 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 Abroad - 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 Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 10 Episode 1)
    Season 10 Episode 1:

    Grand Designs

    Lincoln Miles and his wife Lisa modernize a stone-clad bungalow on the Isle of Wight.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 8 Episode 11)
    Season 8 Episode 11:

    Grand Designs

    To make their home eco-friendly, Helen and Phil Reddy build an earth-sheltered home with most of the house built into a hillside.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Customised German Kit House: Revisited (Season 8 Episode 9)
    Season 8 Episode 9:

    Customised German Kit House: Revisited

    Kevin McCloud finds out how successful a couple were in personalizing the inside of a property in Surrey.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Bath (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    Bath

    Tiffany and Jonny choose a German pre-fabricated kit house on a steep hillside.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Monmouth (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    Monmouth

    Jo and Shaun Bennett decide to build an Addams Family-style house; Jo manages the project.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Bristol (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    Bristol

    Martin Pease designs a home for his wife and two children.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Oxford (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    Oxford

    Henry and his architect think up a bizarre design to make of the most a plot in the heart of Oxford.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Cheltenham (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    Cheltenham

    Tim and Zoe chose to sell up and build a modern house in their large garden.

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

    The Glass & Timber House

    Jewel-like house.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 7 Episode 12)
    Season 7 Episode 12:

    Grand Designs

    Kevin McCloud meets master carpenter Bill Bradley and his wife Sarah, who are building not one but two new timber houses in south London on the site of Bill's old wood workshop.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    Grand Designs

    Kelly and Masoko Neville are building a straw bale house with an oak frame in the Cambridgeshire Fens.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - 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 Abroad - Guildford (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    Guildford

    Pilots Andrew and Helen try to recreate the 1930's glamor in a 21st century home.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    Grand Designs

    Andrew and Lowri Davies dreamed of replacing their cramped Wales cottage with an environmentally friendly farmhouse, using eco materials; with downsizing their mortgage a priority, they found it increasingly difficult to balance the books.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Bournemouth (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    Bournemouth

    Katrin and James bought a solarium on top of a block of flats overlooking the beach.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Medway (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    Medway

    Chris and Sze Liu are building an environmentally friendly three bedroom houseboat.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    Grand Designs

    Kevin McCloud meets Francis and Karen Shaw, who are embarking on a heroic battle to save a crumbling, overgrown, romantic 14th-century castle in the heart of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Grand Designs

    Kevin revisits Anjana and David Devoy who want to build a contemporary home that curves elegantly around a protected chestnut tree in their back garden.

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

    The Curved House: Revisited (From Series 4)

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Exeter (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Exeter

    Peter and Christine want to build a smaller retirement home reminiscent of Mies Van der Rohe's Barcelona Pavilion.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Grand Designs

    Nicky and James Dobree turned a 300-year-old French Alps farmhouse into a luxurious eight-bedroom chalet; Nicky struggled with the builders and with choosing the right wood, as she managed the project from England.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - 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 Abroad - 19th Century Manor House, Creuse: Revisited (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    19th Century Manor House, Creuse: Revisited

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Ashford (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Ashford

    Denise and Bruno want to transform their ugly brute of a building into a practical house.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Stirling (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Stirling

    Theo, Elaine and their two sons, are finally settling down in Campsie Fells in Stirlingshire, Scotland.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Ross-on-Wye (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Ross-on-Wye

    The conversion of a 300-year-old barn into a stunning home in Herefordshire.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Killearn (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Killearn

    Jim and Simone want a spectacular light-filled glass pavilion over a private lock in Scotland.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Carmarthen (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Carmarthen

    Andrew and Lowri are building a farmhouse with experimental building materials.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Exmouth (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Exmouth

    Julie and Mark are building a Miami-inspired beach house, but it's touch and go with their tight budget.

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

    The Miami-Style Beach House

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Belfast (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Belfast

    Thomas is building a split-level home cascading down a hillside in Belfast, in record time.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - 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 Abroad - Kent (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Kent

    John Cadney has decided to build an environmentally friendly home for his family.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Gloucester (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Gloucester

    A grade two listed, 16th century farmhouse, has barely been touched in 400 years.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - The Sliding Glass Roof House: Peckham (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    The Sliding Glass Roof House: Peckham

    When Monty Ravenscroft and Clare Loewe can't afford a house in London, they decide to build one on a sliver of land in Peckham.

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

    The Oak-Framed House

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

    The Modernist Sugar Cube

    Former Pet Shop Boys manager Tom Watkins and his partner fulfill their dream of building a modernist Bauhaus-inspired white cube property on the seafront.

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

    19th Century Sandstone House

    Although Reuben and April have no building experience, they take on the challenge to restore a 19th-century building in Edinburgh to its former glory.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - 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 Abroad - The Victorian Threshing Barn (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    The Victorian Threshing Barn

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

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

    The Violin Factory: Revisited

    Louise and Milko Ostendorf have bought a disused violin factory in London and plan to transform the crumbling structure for Manhattan-loft-style living.

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

    The 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.

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

    The Traditional Cottage

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

    The Inverted-Roof House

    A highly ambitious and challenging modern design.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - The Art Deco House (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    The Art Deco House

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

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

    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 Abroad - The Woodsmans Cottage (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    The Woodsmans Cottage

  • Grand Designs Abroad - 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 Abroad - 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 Abroad - 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 Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Grand Designs

    Kevin McCloud revisits Tony and Sharon, who fell in love with a completely dilapidated Georgian home in London.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - 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 Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Grand Designs

    Kevin McCloud revisits Adrian and Corrina at the former cottage the couple has made their first home.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - 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 Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Grand Designs

    Kevin McCloud travels to south Devon to meet Sue and Martin who want to create a home which feels like a part of the earth, using old English building techniques.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - 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 Abroad - 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 Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Grand Designs

    An innovative housing scheme in Birmingham allows people to build homes for themselves.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - The Cruciform House: Revisited (From Series 2) (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    The Cruciform House: Revisited (From Series 2)

    Cruciform-shaped house in Lambourn, Berkshire.

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

    The Wool Mill

    Turning a deserted textile mill into a dream home.

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

    The Regency Villa

    A Georgian mansion is built from scratch.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Florida Villa (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Florida Villa

    Kevin McCloud travels to Spain to meet a family which has moved lock, stock and barrel from London to start a new life in Alicante, where it's bought a breathtakingly beautiful plot of land by a lake.

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

    The Glass-House

    Kevin McCloud travels to Doncaster where Michael Hird and Lindsay Harwood are building a futuristic glass and steel house in a suburb.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - 300 Year Old Chalet (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    300 Year Old Chalet

    Kevin travels to the ski resort of Les Gets in the French Alps, where English couple Nicky and James Dobree are turning a traditional 300-year-old farmhouse into an exceptionally luxurious eight-bedroom chalet.

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

    The House of Straw

    Kevin travels to Islington where Jeremy Till and Sarah Wigglesworth have come up with a highly experimental design.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - The Tuscan Castle (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Tuscan Castle

    People try to build their dream home in the perfect location in Europe.

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

    The Chapel

    Kevin travels to Cornwall to see Gavin Allen and Jane Fitzsimons conversion of an old chapel.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Church Conversion (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Church Conversion

    Kevin travels to the wild and romantic west coast of Ireland where architect Andrew Lohan is embarking on the most important project of his life: Converting a ruined 150-year-old church into the perfect home for his family.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - 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 Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Grand Designs

    Rob ja Alida rakentavat ympäristöystävällisen talon Suffolkin sydämeen.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - 19th Century Manor House (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    19th Century Manor House

    Denise and Doug Ibbs have given up everything to start a new life in Creuse; having fallen in love with a dilapidated 18th-century manor house, which they bought on a whim, Denise and Doug plan to restore the property to its former glory.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - 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 Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Grand Designs

    A 100-foot water tower near Amersham, Buckinghamshire, is converted.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - Masseria Impisi: An Artists' Retreat (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Masseria Impisi: An Artists' Retreat

    Kevin follows a couple of artists who have moved to the beautiful region of Puglia; their dream is to turn a derelict olive farm into a home and a luxurious summer school for artists, but their budget has been reduced to just $24,500.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - 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 Abroad - Grand Designs (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Grand Designs

    Ten families build homes on ecologically sensitive stilts.

  • Grand Designs Abroad - House From Straw (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    House From Straw

    Kevin travels to the exquisite Lot region of France to meet the Sampson family.

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

    Modernist Villa

    People try to build their dream home in the perfect location in Europe.

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

    The Timber Frame Kit House

    A couple designs and builds a timber frame kit house on the Newhaven cliffs of East Sussex.

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

    The Regency Home

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

    The Shaker Style Summer House and Thames Houseboat

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

    The Half-Timbered Cottage

  • Grand Designs Abroad - 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 Abroad - 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.

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