Grand Designs New Zealand

  

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Grand Designs New ZealandEngineer David Fitzmaurice and his wife Joyce Wee build a home out of shipping containers as a pragmatic and creative option following the Christchurch earthquakes. (S2 Ep7/8) [S]Thu, Jul 23, 4:55 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandAndy Macbeth and Jo Denton are Christchurch earthquake refugees building a modernist, energy-efficient fortress against the elements in alpine Queenstown. (S2 Ep6/8)Sat, Jul 18, 4:50 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA musician and his partner tackle a complex build in Point Chevalier, Auckland: a soundproof designer home for their family with a built-in recording studio and performance space. (S3 Ep8) [AD,S]Fri, Jun 12, 4:05 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA couple build a retreat on Waiheke Island that is designed to nestle high in the tree canopy and is only accessible on foot or by using an all-terrain vehicle. (S3 Ep7) [AD,S]Wed, Jun 10, 4:30 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandBrendan and Nikki plan to build a penthouse apartment with a Balinese-inspired rooftop garden as part of a ground-breaking mixed-use development in Ponsonby, Auckland. (S3 Ep6) [AD,S]Mon, Jun 8, 4:10 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA couple use energy-efficient insulated panels to build a retirement home near the tidal estuary at Nelson on the South Island, inspired by fruit-packing sheds. (S3 Ep5) [AD,S]Sun, Jun 7, 4:20 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA couple transport an earthquake-damaged Christchurch villa that was marked for demolition to a new site near Queenstown in the Otago region of the South Island. (S3 Ep4) [AD,S]Thu, May 28, 3:45 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA mother-of-six from Helensville, north-west of Auckland, plans to recreate the historic villa she fell in love with as a child, but her husband wants a modern house. (S3 Ep1) [AD,S]Fri, May 22, 4:05 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA remote home is built on Slipper Island, off the Coromandel Peninsula, but all the materials must travel by barge from the mainland past the dangerous Tairua sandbar. (S3 Ep3) [AD,S]Thu, May 21, 3:50 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA keen skier, who is a fan of Alpine homes, constructs a new log house using traditional techniques in Horopito, at the base of Mount Ruapehu on the North Island. (S3 Ep2) [AD,S]Wed, May 20, 2:40 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandChristchurch couple Andrei and Abby Martin plan to demolish their damaged cottage in South New Brighton and build a prototype earthquake-proof home. (S2 Ep8/8) [S]Fri, May 15, 3:10 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandEngineer David Fitzmaurice and his wife Joyce Wee build a home out of shipping containers as a pragmatic and creative option following the Christchurch earthquakes. (S2 Ep7/8) [S]Tue, May 12, 3:10 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandEngineer David Fitzmaurice and his wife Joyce Wee build a home out of shipping containers as a pragmatic and creative option following the Christchurch earthquakes. (S2 Ep7/8)Tue, May 12, 3:00 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandFrancophiles Sarah and Philippe build a modernist home, reminiscent of Parisian apartments, in the historic Auckland suburb of Ponsonby. Will their industrial materials blend in? (S2 Ep5/8) [S]Fri, May 8, 3:40 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandGuy, a lecturer in architecture, builds an experimental home that's raised on stilts, metres from the high tide mark at Pukerua Bay, near the city of Wellington. (S2 Ep4/8) [S]Thu, May 7, 4:05 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandSteve and Wendy construct a showpiece home, with angled walls and rooflines clad in rusty weathering steel, at an isolated Northland bay three hours from Auckland. (S2 Ep3/8) [S]Mon, May 4, 4:25 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandAndy Macbeth and Jo Denton are Christchurch earthquake refugees building a modernist, energy-efficient fortress against the elements in alpine Queenstown. (S2 Ep6/8)Sun, May 3, 3:25 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandNew Plymouth couple Greg Whitham and Gayle Avery want to create a rustic French farmhouse-style home for their extended family, using hemp as a building material. (S2 Ep2/8) [S]Wed, Apr 29, 2:50 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandBuilder Ross Bannan plans to push concrete to new limits by creating a towering architectural home for his family on the cliffs of Auckland suburb Point Chevalier. (S2 Ep1/8) [S]Tue, Apr 28, 3:15 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA couple import two historic New York barn frames from the USA and set out to re-assemble them on a rural site outside Auckland as part of a modernist mansion. (S1 Ep8/8) [AD,S]Sat, Nov 23, 4:05 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandAn Auckland pastor and his counsellor wife build a three-storey home on a crumbling cliff with a sheer drop to the sea below to get the beautiful view they desire. (S1 Ep6/8) [AD,S]Fri, Nov 22, 2:20 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandAn Auckland pastor and his counsellor wife build a three-storey home on a crumbling cliff with a sheer drop to the sea below to get the beautiful view they desire. (S1 Ep6/8) [AD,S]Fri, Nov 22, 1:55 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA couple build a straw bale house, featuring curved walls and a spiral staircase, on an exposed rocky outcrop near Wanaka in the Otago region of the South Island. (S1 Ep7/8) [AD,S]Sun, Nov 17, 5:00 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA family create a gravity-defying, four-storey home on a site that's so steep it looks virtually impossible to build on in the earthquake-prone city of Wellington. (S1 Ep5/8) [AD,S]Mon, Nov 11, 2:05 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA builder and his wife create a hand-crafted American Gothic-style house, complete with ornate detailing such as spandrels and lacework valances, near Auckland. (S1 Ep4/8) [AD,S]Wed, Nov 6, 4:55 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA writer builds a sculptural steel house on a hill behind Pakiri beach on the North Island. The bold design features sloping walls and an angular, vaulted ceiling. (S1 Ep3/8) [AD,S]Wed, Oct 30, 4:45 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA young couple from the Coromandel peninsula on the North Island create a non-traditional home from recycled materials such as bottles, tyres and mussel shells. (S1 Ep2/8) [AD,S]Fri, Oct 25, 3:20 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandDeer farmer Lachlan McDonald is planning a four-bedroom concrete home in one of the most remote and stormy parts of New Zealand: the Catlins on the South Island. (S1 Ep1/8) [AD,S]Wed, Oct 23, 2:10 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA musician and his partner tackle a complex build - a recording studio and performance space that's also a soundproof designer home for their family in Point Chevalier, Auckland. (S3 Ep8/8) [S]Fri, Sep 6, 4:05 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA couple build a retreat on Waiheke Island that is designed to nestle high in the tree canopy but is only accessible on foot or by using an all-terrain vehicle. (S3 Ep7) [AD,S]Thu, Aug 29, 2:50 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandBrendan and Nikki plan to build a penthouse flat with a Balinese-inspired rooftop garden as part of a groundbreaking, mixed-use development in Ponsonby, Auckland. (S3 Ep6) [AD,S]Wed, Aug 28, 4:05 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA couple use energy-efficient insulated panels to build a retirement home near the tidal estuary at Nelson on the South Island, inspired by fruit-packing sheds. (S3 Ep5) [AD,S]Tue, Aug 27, 4:05 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA couple transport an earthquake-damaged Christchurch villa that was marked for demolition to a new site near Queenstown in the Otago region of the South Island. (S3 Ep4) [AD,S]Mon, Aug 26, 3:30 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA remote home is built on Slipper Island off the Coromandel Peninsula, but all materials must travel from the mainland by barge past the dangerous Tairua sandbar. (S3 Ep3) [AD,S]Wed, Aug 21, 2:35 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA keen skier who is a fan of Alpine homes constructs a new log house using traditional techniques in Horopito, at the base of Mount Ruapehu on the North Island. (S3 Ep2) [AD,S]Tue, Aug 20, 4:05 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA mother of six from Helensville, north-west of Auckland, aims to recreate a historic villa she fell in love with as a child but her husband wants a modern house. (S3 Ep1) [AD,S]Mon, Aug 19, 3:50 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandChristchurch couple Andrei and Abby Martin aim to demolish their damaged cottage in South New Brighton and build a prototype earthquake-proof home. (S2 Ep8/8) [S]Wed, Aug 14, 2:45 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandEngineer David Fitzmaurice and his wife Joyce Wee build a home out of shipping containers as a pragmatic and creative option after the Christchurch earthquakes. (S2 Ep7/8) [S]Tue, Aug 13, 3:40 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandAndy Macbeth and Jo Denton are Christchurch earthquake refugees who are building a modernist, energy-efficient fortress against the elements in alpine Queenstown. (S2 Ep6/8) [S]Mon, Aug 12, 3:05 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA Francophile couple build a modernist home reminiscent of Parisian apartments using industrial materials in the historic inner-city Auckland suburb of Ponsonby. (S2 Ep5/8) [S]Wed, Aug 7, 2:40 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA lecturer builds an experimental home that is raised on stilts, metres from the high tide mark at Pukerua Bay, near the city of Wellington. (S2 Ep4/8) [S]Tue, Aug 6, 3:40 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA couple construct a showpiece home with angled walls and rooflines clad in rusty weathering steel at an isolated Northland bay three hours' drive from Auckland. (S2 Ep3/8) [S]Mon, Aug 5, 3:00 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandNew Plymouth couple Greg Whitham and Gayle Avery want to create a rustic French farmhouse-style home for their extended family using hemp as a building material. (S2 Ep2/8) [S]Wed, Jul 31, 2:40 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandBuilder Ross Bannan plans to push concrete to new limits by creating a towering architectural home for his family on the cliffs of Auckland suburb Point Chevalier. (S2 Ep1/8) [S]Tue, Jul 30, 3:45 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA builder and his wife create a hand-crafted American Gothic-style house, complete with ornate detailing such as spandrels and lacework valances, near Auckland. (S1 Ep4/8) [AD,S]Wed, Jul 17, 4:05 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA writer builds a sculptural steel house on a hill behind Pakiri beach on the North Island. The bold design features sloping walls and an angular, vaulted ceiling. (S1 Ep3/8) [AD,S]Tue, Jul 16, 2:25 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA young couple from the Coromandel peninsula on the North Island create a non-traditional home from recycled materials such as bottles, tyres and mussel shells. (S1 Ep2/8)Mon, Jul 15, 3:20 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA young couple from the Coromandel peninsula on the North Island create a non-traditional home from recycled materials such as bottles, tyres and mussel shells. (S1 Ep2/8) [AD,S]Mon, Jul 15, 3:05 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandDeer farmer Lachlan McDonald is planning a four-bedroom concrete home in one of the most remote and stormy parts of New Zealand: the Catlins on the South Island. (S1 Ep1/8) [AD,S]Wed, Jul 10, 1:55 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA musician and his partner tackle a complex build - a recording studio and performance space that's also a soundproof designer home for their family in Point Chevalier, Auckland. (S3 Ep8/8) [S]Mon, Oct 22, 4:50 AMChannel 455 mins