Grand Designs

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Grand DesignsKevin McCloud revisits Tony and Jo Moffat on the west coast of Scotland. Their spectacular avant garde house combines a medieval cruck oak frame with stainless steel and concrete. [AD,S]Thu, Apr 26, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud revisits Janne and Howard in Tuscany, Italy. Their conversion of a derelict 1000-year-old castle ran into problems with their neighbours and architects. Is all now fine?Fri, Apr 27, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsJoe and Lina's clever space-saving low-budget build may be the smallest two-bedroom house you're allowed to build in London, but it'll be stylish, and theirs - not a landlord's. (Ep8) [AD,S]Sun, Apr 29, 5:30 PMChannel 460 mins
Grand DesignsJoe and Lina's clever space-saving low-budget build may be the smallest two-bedroom house you're allowed to build in London, but it'll be stylish, and theirs - not a landlord's. (Ep8) [AD,S]Sun, Apr 29, 6:30 PMChannel 4+160 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud revisits artists David Westby and Leonie Whitton, who bought a derelict olive farm in Puglia, Italy, with plans to transform it into a home and Roman-style guest house.Mon, Apr 30, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to see John and Terri, whose self-built contemporary wooden home has a wall made entirely of glass and great views across open countryside near Peterborough.Tue, May 1, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud revisits Philip and his wife Angela, who moved to Surrey and renovated a Grade II-listed 150-year-old threshing barn after Philip was diagnosed with a brain tumour.Wed, May 2, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins

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Grand DesignsThree years after engineering whiz Monty built an extraordinary experimental home in Peckham, Kevin McCloud returns to see how it suits Monty and his partner Clare now they have a child. [AD,S]Wed, Apr 25, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to visit Andrew and Lowri and their two boys to see if the environmentally friendly farmhouse they built in rural Wales has been the answer to their prayers. [AD,S]Tue, Apr 24, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to the ski resort of Les Gets in the French Alps where Nicky and James Dobree turned a traditional 300-year-old farmhouse into an exceptionally luxurious chalet. [AD,S]Mon, Apr 23, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsDenise and Doug gave up everything to start a new life in central France. Having fallen in love with a massive, dilapidated 19th-century manor house, can they convert it into a B&B? [AD,S]Fri, Apr 20, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsAnjana and David Devoy started building a contemporary home that curved around a protected chestnut tree in their garden. Kevin McCloud returns to see if their plan worked. [AD,S]Thu, Apr 19, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets master carpenter Bill Bradley and his wife Sarah, who are building two high-spec timber houses in south London on the site of Bill's old wood workshop. [AD,S]Wed, Apr 18, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKelly and Masoko Neville are building not just a spectacular oak-frame-and-straw-bale house but a whole new self-sufficient way of life in the Cambridgeshire Fens. [AD,S]Tue, Apr 17, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets Andrew and Helen Berry, whose passion for art deco has inspired them to try to recreate all the glamour of the 1930s in a 21st-century home in Surrey. [AD,S]Mon, Apr 16, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsBuilder Dean Marks and his family always dreamt of converting a church, so when St Martins came on the market, he snapped it up. But this type of conversion is a massive undertaking. [AD,S]Fri, Apr 13, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKatrin and James have found a unique plot on which to build their dream home: a redundant solarium atop a block of flats on the beachfront in Bournemouth. But it's not going to be easy. [AD,S]Thu, Apr 12, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsChris and his wife Sze Liu are embarking on a unique build. They plan to use recycled scrap to turn a rusting Thames barge into an environmentally-friendly three-bed houseboat. [AD,S]Wed, Apr 11, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsCheryl and Alex Reay's medieval thatched cottage in the New Forest burned down and, to make matters worse, their insurance had expired. So they decided to rebuild their dream home.Tue, Apr 10, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets Peter and Christine who live in an Edwardian manor house but want to downsize and build a smaller home, part traditional and part 21st-century, in the grounds.Mon, Apr 9, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets Jim and Simone Fairfull, who are building a spectacular light-filled glass pavilion floating over a private loch in Scotland. [AD,S]Tue, Apr 3, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets Andrew and Lowri Davies who have embarked on a project to build an environmentally friendly farmhouse in rural Wales. [AD,S]Mon, Apr 2, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets Julie and Mark Veysey, who are building a stunning Miami-style beach house on a plot overlooking the south Devon coast. But is their budget big enough?Fri, Mar 30, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsThomas and Dervla O'Hare are building a spectacular split-level home that cascades down an almost vertical hillside in Belfast, but is their vertiginous Grand Design a step too far?Thu, Mar 29, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets Pat Becker, who lives in a large Georgian house in Devon. Now that her family have flown the nest, she has decided to build a new home at the bottom of the garden.Wed, Mar 28, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsJohn Cadney is building an environmentally friendly four-bedroom log cabin. But how will he cope with assembling the house, imported from Finland as hundreds of pre-cut bits of wood?Tue, Mar 27, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud follows Jeremy and Louise Brown as they try to bring their Grade II-listed 16th-century Gloucestershire farmhouse into the 21st century.Mon, Mar 26, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud catches up with one of Grand Design's first-ever projects, Andrew Tate and Deborah Mills's 100ft-tall water tower conversion, which he first visited 10 years previously. [AD,S]Wed, Mar 21, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud revisits Pru and Richard in Midlothian. They built a modern home on an old industrial site complete with lime kilns. Eighteen months later, has their giant house settled in? [AD,S]Tue, Mar 20, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud revisits a Scottish loch-side pavilion to see if it delivered its promise for Jim Fairfull: a cure for his stress-related illness and a healthy, tranquil life for his family. [AD,S]Mon, Mar 19, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to see whether, after years of heartache, Cheryl and Alex's disaster-hit attempts to restore a medieval thatched cottage in the New Forest have finally succeeded.Sat, Mar 17, 2:05 AMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to see whether, after years of heartache, Cheryl and Alex's disaster-hit attempts to restore a medieval thatched cottage in the New Forest have finally succeeded.Fri, Mar 16, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to the heart of the Yorkshire Dales to meet Francis Shaw, whose restoration of a 15th-century peel tower has become a real labour of love. [AD,S]Thu, Mar 15, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud revisits an epic Grand Design five years after a couple set out to transform a derelict mill cottage in the beautiful Northumberland countryside.Wed, Mar 14, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets Francis and Karen Shaw, who are embarking on a heroic battle to save a crumbling, romantic 14th-century castle in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. [S]Fri, Mar 9, 7:30 PMMore 490 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets Ian and Sophie who plan to restore a 200-year-old listed industrial building, complete with a bat colony, in an area of outstanding natural beauty in Somerset. [AD,S]Thu, Mar 8, 8:00 PMMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsKelly and Masoko Neville built an oak-framed, straw-baled house in the Cambridgeshire Fens. Kevin McCloud returns to see if they are managing to lead the self-sufficient life they craved. [AD,S]Tue, Mar 6, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsFive years after his previous visit, Kevin McCloud goes back to the wilds of Cumbria to see how Phil and Helen have adapted to their ecologically sound, earth-sheltered home. [AD,S]Mon, Mar 5, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsDavid and Greta are replacing their house, which they designed and constructed themselves, with a German-built, precision-engineered Huf Haus that can be erected in just six days. [AD,S]Fri, Mar 2, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsInspired by an illustration on a yoghurt pot, Chris Ostwald decides to build a New England-style watermill in the Chilterns, but picks a hilly spot nowhere near any water. [AD,S]Thu, Mar 1, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsBill and Jean Letley are not only building a new bungalow in their back garden, but are also embracing cutting-edge technologies to create a super-efficient, highly contemporary home. [AD,S]Thu, Mar 1, 2:15 AMMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsBill and Jean Letley are not only building a new bungalow in their back garden, but are also embracing cutting-edge technologies to create a super-efficient, highly contemporary home. [AD,S]Wed, Feb 28, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsBath may be famous for its Georgian architecture, but Tiffany Wood and her husband Jonny have chosen it as the location to build themselves a striking Modernist home. [AD,S]Wed, Feb 28, 2:15 AMMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsBath may be famous for its Georgian architecture, but Tiffany Wood and her husband Jonny have chosen it as the location to build themselves a striking Modernist home. [AD,S]Tue, Feb 27, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsPru and Richard Irvine plan to build a bespoke family home in the Midlothian countryside, but their plot of land is an old industrial site with lime kilns, and it comes with conditions. [AD,S]Mon, Feb 26, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsCommercial architect Martin Pease embarks on designing and building a home for his family. But the giant 'sugar cube' is a high-concept design that could prove difficult to pull off.Thu, Feb 22, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets a couple building an ultra-modern, low-maintenance home in the back garden of their elegant Regency house in Cheltenham, despite opposition from the neighbours.Wed, Feb 21, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud is in Islington, north London, where Jeremy and Sarah have come up with a highly experimental design for a home/office, which uses straw bales, sandbags and cages of soil.Tue, Feb 20, 2:10 AMMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud travels to Cornwall to visit Gavin Allen and Jane Fitzsimons, who are trying to convert a chapel into a home and a teleworking office for Jane.Sat, Feb 17, 2:15 AMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud travels to Suffolk to visit Rob and Alida who are attempting to build a 100% environmentally friendly house. But are these green ideals compatible with normal family life?Fri, Feb 16, 2:15 AMMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to remote Creuse in France and the story of a dilapidated manor house that was demolished by the Nazis. Has an 11-year restoration project finally been completed?Thu, Feb 15, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud travels to Amersham where Deborah Mills and architect Andrew Tate pulled off a near miracle by persuading local planners to give them permission to build on a green-belt site.Thu, Feb 15, 2:20 AMMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud catches up with the story of a daring modernist home that Gil and Hillary Briffa started building ten years previously in the Andalucian hills in southern Spain.Wed, Feb 14, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud travels to Brighton to meet a co-operative of 10 young families, including ex-travellers and single parents, who are building both their own and each other's homes.Wed, Feb 14, 2:30 AMMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsIn Brixton, south London, design-mad couple Mary and Carl want to build a home that resembles a giant stack of glass cubes and is a Zen retreat from the noise and chaos of the capital.Tue, Feb 13, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud travels to Oxfordshire to meet septuagenarians Denys and Marjorie who, 10 years after building their first house, have decided to do it all over again, making an oak barn.Tue, Feb 13, 2:10 AMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsIn the first episode of the first series, Kevin McCloud visits Newhaven. Tim and Julia are racing to build their dream home on a windswept clifftop site before their baby is born.Sat, Feb 10, 2:15 AMMore 460 mins

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Intro title sequence for Grand Designs Abroad