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Grand DesignsWith only £500 in the bank, Simon and Jasmine plan to build a three-bed Grand Design on a hill in rural Pembrokeshire and become self-sufficient within five years. Is it really possible? [AD,S]Fri, Mar 1, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsMichele and Michael want to transform a derelict 100-year-old blacksmith's in County Antrim on a tiny budget and by hand. But the odds and the weather are stacked against them. [AD,S]Mon, Mar 4, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsHarry and Briony are relocating to Cornwall and building an American modernist house inspired by 1980s teen comedy Ferris Bueller's Day Off. But it's a huge and challenging project. [AD,S]Mon, Mar 4, 9:00 pm4seven60 mins
Grand DesignsEnergy conservationist Andrew plans to build a radical, self-heating home by storing the warmth of the summer sun in insulated earth banks. But will this gigantic thermal experiment work? [AD,S]Tue, Mar 5, 4:05 amChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsEnergy conservationist Andrew plans to build a radical, self-heating home by storing the warmth of the summer sun in insulated earth banks. But will this gigantic thermal experiment work? [AD,S]Tue, Mar 5, 5:05 amChannel 4+155 mins
Grand DesignsA young couple decide to turn an average 1950s house in south London into a masterpiece of modernist architecture. But will it get past the local planning department? [AD,S]Tue, Mar 5, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsEnergy conservationist Andrew plans to build a radical, self-heating home by storing the warmth of the summer sun in insulated earth banks. But will this gigantic thermal experiment work? [AD,S]Wed, Mar 6, 2:05 am4seven60 mins
Grand DesignsEnergy conservationist Andrew plans to build a radical, self-heating home by storing the warmth of the summer sun in insulated earth banks. But will this gigantic thermal experiment work? [AD,S]Wed, Mar 6, 7:00 pm4seven60 mins
Grand DesignsIn 2019, Olaf and Fritha set out to build on a tricky slice of land in West Sussex, boxed in by an A-road and a train line. Kevin returns to see how their triangular triumph is faring. [AD,S]Wed, Mar 6, 9:00 pmMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsIn 2019, Olaf and Fritha set out to build on a tricky slice of land in West Sussex, boxed in by an A-road and a train line. Kevin returns to see how their triangular triumph is faring. [AD,S]Thu, Mar 7, 1:10 amMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsRob and Kay want to build an architectural monument high on a cliff top in north Wales. But this sleek glass-fronted clifftop villa represents the biggest gamble of their lives. [AD,S]Thu, Mar 7, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsEnergy conservationist Andrew plans to build a radical, self-heating home by storing the warmth of the summer sun in insulated earth banks. But will this gigantic thermal experiment work? [AD,S]Fri, Mar 8, 7:00 pm4seven60 mins
Grand DesignsIn rural Wales, Tamayo and Nigel Hussey want to build a Japanese house complete with roof bath, tatami room and sliding paper walls. But will their lack of detailed drawings cause problems? [AD,S]Fri, Mar 8, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins

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Grand DesignsTracy and Steve Fox want to build an 'urban shed' out of industrial materials in an old milk yard in south east London. But their choice of unorthodox materials proves challenging. [AD,S]Thu, Feb 29, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsIn 2017, Leigh and Richard bought a derelict Cornish flour mill to restore and turn into their home. By 2021 the rooms and landscaping were still unfinished. Has the grind finally paid off? [AD,S]Thu, Feb 29, 1:15 amMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsIn 2017, Leigh and Richard bought a derelict Cornish flour mill to restore and turn into their home. By 2021 the rooms and landscaping were still unfinished. Has the grind finally paid off? [AD,S]Wed, Feb 28, 9:00 pmMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsPeter and Chard are building a new home. But he wants it to be round while she says it should be square. They're envisaging vastly different budgets. Oh, and it needs a plane workshop. [AD,S]Tue, Feb 27, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsThe 100th episode of Grand Designs follows a couple in central London converting a water tower into a four-bed luxury home over nine floors, crowned with a 360-degree viewing room. [AD,S]Fri, Feb 23, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsDuncan and Liz build a revolutionary Passivhaus Premium powerhouse of a home in the Cotswolds. But with a spiralling schedule and lonesome living, will it really all be worth it in the end? [AD,S]Thu, Feb 22, 1:15 amMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsDuncan and Liz build a revolutionary Passivhaus Premium powerhouse of a home in the Cotswolds. But with a spiralling schedule and lonesome living, will it really all be worth it in the end? [AD,S]Wed, Feb 21, 9:00 pmMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsIn Devon's stunning Blackdown Hills, engineer Stephen and horticulturalist Elizabeth build one of the most ambitious homes ever seen on Grand Designs, taking inspiration from a shell. [AD,S]Tue, Feb 20, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsWith little knowledge of renovation, Gwyn and Kate set about converting a decaying 1920s cinema in South Yorkshire into a family home. But the dramatic overhaul requires a leap of faith. [AD,S]Mon, Feb 19, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets flying instructor Colin Mackinnon and trapeze artist Marta Briongos, who are building an incredible metal home next to their very own airfield in Scotland. [AD,S]Fri, Feb 16, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to Devon to see Kevin McCabe, who wanted to build one of the biggest ever houses on Grand Designs - out of mud. Seven years after it began, the cob castle is complete. [AD,S]Thu, Feb 15, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsFurniture maker Lucinda wants to construct a beautifully crafted, two-storey, highly-insulated timber home in woodland in South Herefordshire... without using heavy machinery. [AD,S]Thu, Feb 15, 1:10 amMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsFurniture maker Lucinda wants to construct a beautifully crafted, two-storey, highly-insulated timber home in woodland in South Herefordshire... without using heavy machinery. [AD,S,W]Wed, Feb 14, 9:00 pmMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to Somerset to catch up with Ed and Vicky and find out the latest on their off-grid cowshed conversion, which they turned into a home and business space. [AD,S]Tue, Feb 13, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to north Cornwall, to catch up with one of his favourite Grand Designs: Rebecca and Gregory's radical, experimental timber refurb of an old bungalow. [AD,S]Mon, Feb 12, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to one of the most ambitious Grand Designs ever: a million-pound amphibious house on the Thames. Now that it's finished, does it actually float? [AD,S]Fri, Feb 9, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to Creuse in France and the story of a dilapidated manor house that was demolished by the Nazis. Has the 11-year restoration project finally been completed? [AD,S]Thu, Feb 8, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsGraeme and Melanie want their new home in Hackney to celebrate their blended family. But squeezing the bright red-clad house onto their tiny garage plot proves a huge challenge. [AD,S]Thu, Feb 8, 1:15 amMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsGraeme and Melanie want their new home in Hackney to celebrate their blended family. But squeezing the bright red-clad house onto their tiny garage plot proves a huge challenge. [AD,S]Wed, Feb 7, 9:00 pmMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud catches up with the story of a daring modernist home that Gil and Hillary Briffa started building 10 years previously in the Andalusian hills in southern Spain. [AD,S]Tue, Feb 6, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsIn Brixton, design-mad couple Mary and Carl want to build a home that resembles a giant stack of glass cubes and offers a Zen retreat from the noise and chaos of the capital. [AD,S]Mon, Feb 5, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsLysette and Nigel's plan to build a dramatic, cutting-edge home by the River Thames proves difficult, costly and not very popular with their neighbours. [AD,S]Fri, Feb 2, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsCan a pair of first-timers really turn a cowshed into a warm, cosy home by learning how to do everything from the internet? Kevin McCloud visits their extraordinary build in Somerset. [AD,S]Thu, Feb 1, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsIn 2013, Jon and Noreen started building a giant treehouse in Gloucestershire. By 2016, the money ran out. Are they finally living up in the trees? [AD,S]Thu, Feb 1, 1:15 amMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsIn 2013, Jon and Noreen started building a giant treehouse in Gloucestershire. By 2016, the money ran out. Are they finally living up in the trees? [AD,S]Wed, Jan 31, 9:00 pmMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets Kevin McCabe, an exponent of the ancient art of cob building, who wants to construct a castle entirely of mud. The huge scale of the task soon becomes clear. [AD,S]Tue, Jan 30, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsJonathan and Deborah are building a semi-subterranean, Hollywood Hills-style mansion with a swimming pool on a hemmed-in site in north London. But what will the neighbours think? [AD,S]Mon, Jan 29, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsOn the Isle of Skye, one of the most beautiful landscapes in Britain, Rebecca and Indi are building a turf-roofed contemporary home to withstand gale-force winds and some sceptical locals. [AD,S]Fri, Jan 26, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsThis episode follows actor Sean Simons' epic bid to turn castle ruins in Ireland into a spectacular fantasy home the hard way: with no architect and in the middle of a recession. [AD,S]Thu, Jan 25, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsDevoted dad Danny builds a sustainable but affordable stilted house up among the trees in his garden. But with no self-build experience and spiralling costs, can he do it on ambition alone? [AD,S]Thu, Jan 25, 1:10 amMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsDevoted dad Danny builds a sustainable but affordable stilted house up among the trees in his garden. But with no self-build experience and spiralling costs, can he do it on ambition alone? [AD,S]Wed, Jan 24, 9:00 pmMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsKate and Rob replace their 1940s past-it prefab with a bespoke, modern, factory-built home using volumetric modular construction. But will it feel like the characterful home they dream of? [AD,S]Tue, Jan 23, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsIn the longest revisit in Grand Designs history, Kevin McCloud returns to Devon to see if Sue and Martin's renovation of two ancient barns has finally come to fruition, two decades on. [AD,S]Mon, Jan 22, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets more ambitious self-builders. Rosa and Craig want to live in a steam railway reservoir in the Wye Valley. But their ambitious plans face multiple challenges. [AD,S]Thu, Jan 18, 1:15 amMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets more ambitious self-builders. Rosa and Craig want to live in a steam railway reservoir in the Wye Valley. But their ambitious plans face multiple challenges. [AD,S,W]Wed, Jan 17, 9:00 pmMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsZimbabwean-born Davi and Matt from Australia set out to build a house in the Chess Valley with a radical multicultural design. Can they deliver, or will it end up as a mishmash of ideas? [AD,S]Tue, Jan 16, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsIn Derbyshire, Mike and Sarah set out to build a multigenerational longhouse. But with a complicated roof, a shortage of materials and an unexpected bereavement, it proves far from easy... [AD,S]Mon, Jan 15, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsRetired racehorse breeder John builds a million-pound, high-tech, accessible glass pavilion with a wildlife garden for him and his wife Helen, whose mobility was badly affected by a stroke. [AD,S]Fri, Jan 12, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsMaster carpenter Olaf faces the biggest challenge of his career: creating an oasis for himself and his partner Fritha on a sliver of land in Sussex squeezed between a railway and an A-road. [AD,S]Thu, Jan 11, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud revisits Adrian and Megan, whose dream home in East Sussex became a nightmare. With the house now fully complete, what is living in a cutting-edge concrete bunker really like? [AD,S]Tue, Jan 9, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsGretta plans to build a Malaysian-inspired pavilion, designed by her nephew, on her sister and brother-in-law's land in Ely. Will this family affair and story of renewal end in harmony? [AD,S]Mon, Jan 8, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsIain and Jenny build an enormous black minimalist rectangular building in the middle of a 19th-century country estate in the dramatic Scottish countryside. What will the neighbours say? [AD,S]Fri, Dec 22, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsNathan and Amye are building a giant cathedral-like home modelled on Dutch barn houses, with a sleek twist and a 5000-tile armadillo roof. But the pressure mounts on project manager Nathan. [AD,S]Thu, Dec 21, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud revisits Strathaven in Scotland, where flying instructor Colin and trapeze enthusiast Marta built an incredible metal home inspired by aircraft hangars on their own airfield. [AD,S]Tue, Dec 19, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsAdrian and Megan plan to build a concrete home in Sussex. No carpets, no plaster - just concrete, inside and out. And with cutting-edge technology that's never been used for houses before. [AD,S]Mon, Dec 18, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsPaul and Amy Wilkinson build a lakeside home in Lincolnshire with five circular timber buildings linked by raised walkways. But Paul's health suffers as he struggles to finish it in a year. [AD,S]Fri, Dec 15, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsGreg and Georgie plan to convert a cavernous, dilapidated, 35-year-old barn in Georgie's parents' garden in Kent into a peaceful safe haven. But costs start to spiral almost immediately. [AD,S]Thu, Dec 14, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsWhile recovering from leukaemia, Toby planned a radical new home - wrapped around an ancient oak tree - to improve his health and provide for his family. But building it isn't easy. [AD,S]Mon, Dec 11, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsGeoff's selling up in Spain to build a flood-resistant architectural marvel on a flood plain on the Essex coast. Will he sink or swim when Covid hits and Spain's property market collapses? [AD,S]Fri, Dec 8, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsDan and Nina want to build a unique family home, but their plot is dominated by a pond filled with local drainage. Will their West Sussex house be sublime and sleek or a Shrek-like swamp? [AD,S]Thu, Dec 7, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins

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Intro title sequence for Grand Designs Abroad