Grand Designs

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Grand DesignsA young farmer and architect in Northern Ireland hopes to make a home out of four large shipping containers welded together to form a giant cross. But his tiny budget is soon under threat. [AD,S]Fri, Apr 26, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsEx-RAF pilot Jon project manages the construction of an upside-down home that's clinging to the Malvern Hills in Worcestershire. It proves an emotional rollercoaster ride. [AD,S]Mon, Apr 29, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsStuart and Rosie Treasurer turn their 1960s bungalow on the Wirral into a slick piece of 21st-century architecture. What will the neighbours make of their ultra-modern wooden box?Tue, Apr 30, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud looks at a couple's plans to turn a crumbling, disused violin factory in Waterloo, central London, into a huge loft-style living space.Wed, May 1, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud follows a couple who have built houses before, but never on this scale. Their new Huf Haus is designed and made in Germany but delivered for assembly in Surrey.Thu, May 2, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins

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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]Thu, Apr 25, 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. [AD,S]Wed, Apr 24, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
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Grand DesignsKevin McCloud follows Ben Law as he attempts to build his dream home - a handmade, self-sufficient, cruck-framed wooden house, with no mains services - in a West Sussex forest. [AD,S]Mon, Apr 22, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsEd and Rowena Waghorn are building an organic, timber-framed, curvy house on their smallholding in Herefordshire using recycled materials. But the budget is tiny and progress achingly slow. [AD,S]Fri, Apr 19, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsYoung architect and shed fanatic Micah Jones sets out to turn a dilapidated agricultural building into an upside-down four-bedroom home in the rolling countryside of County Down. (Ep3) [AD,S]Thu, Apr 18, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud visits Stephen and Anita's cutting-edge, bright-orange building project on the South Downs. Do they have enough money? And what will the neighbours think? [AD,S]Wed, Apr 17, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsArtists Freddie and Ben want to convert a huge barn in Essex into a live/work area that is seven times the size of a three-bed house. But is there such a thing as too much space in a home? [AD,S]Tue, Apr 16, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsLucie Fairweather and Nat McBride leave the big city and return to their home town of Woodbridge, Suffolk, hoping to build a stunning, beautiful, and affordable family home. [AD,S]Mon, Apr 15, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud follows a couple of artists who have moved to the beautiful Italian region of Puglia. Their dream is to turn a derelict olive farm into a home and a luxurious summer school. [AD,S]Sun, Apr 14, 8:55 AMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsArchitect David Parsons has designed a sleek, black house hidden away in an idyllic Essex woodland. But will having no windows on two sides make this dream home into a bunker? [AD,S]Fri, Apr 12, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsMatt and Sophie White want to build a giant family house of fun with secret dens, a fireman's pole and a James Bond room. Kevin McCloud can't wait to see the final outcome. [AD,S]Tue, Apr 9, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsIn north London, Penny and Mark Edwards seek to blend period and cutting-edge architecture, restoring a derelict Victorian gatehouse perched on a very steep hill. [AD,S]Mon, Apr 8, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
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Grand DesignsThu, Apr 4, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsMark and Candida Diacono are building a house in the shape of a plough in Devon using a non-conventional team of builders. But will their ambitious plans lead to disaster or success? [AD,S]Wed, Apr 3, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets Clinton from West Sussex who's willing to spend whatever it takes to build one of the largest homes ever featured on Grand Designs. [AD,S]Tue, Apr 2, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsPaul Rimmer has worked with bricks for 40 years, renovating Victorian houses in Bolton. But now he plans to hand-build a state-of-the-art wooden home. If his funding holds up that is.Mon, Apr 1, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsNatasha Cargill wants to build a home shaped like two enormous periscopes near Norwich. But a limited budget and tight planning restrictions start to take their toll. [AD,S]Wed, Mar 27, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsJon and Noreen take on an epic self-build, creating a modern tree house on a half-acre site in the heart of a Gloucestershire town, without disturbing the 27 protected trees on site. [AD,S]Tue, Mar 26, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsA young farmer and architect in Northern Ireland hopes to make a home out of four large shipping containers welded together to form a giant cross. But his tiny budget is soon under threat. [AD,S]Mon, Mar 25, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsRebecca and Gregory have a highly ambitious plan to transform a small, damp, single-storey bungalow in Cornwall into a cutting-edge home, and are determined to do much of it by themselves. [AD,S]Fri, Mar 22, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsAndy and Nicki Bruce try to build an experimental flood-proof floating house on an island in the River Thames. But building such a complex design on a site with limited access isn't easy. [AD,S]Wed, Mar 20, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsAfter recovering from a brain haemorrhage, Bram Vis and his wife Lisa want to build a beautiful cutting-edge family house on the Isle of Wight. But the budget starts to spiral. (Ep3) [AD,S]Tue, Mar 19, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets Martin and Kae Walker, who want to build the ultimate family home near York, inspired by a giant farm shed and featuring an ingenious 'mothership' for good parenting. [AD,S]Mon, Mar 18, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud visits Stephen and Anita's cutting-edge, bright-orange building project on the South Downs. Do they have enough money? And what will the neighbours think?Fri, Mar 15, 7:55 PMMore 465 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?Thu, Mar 14, 7:55 PMMore 465 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?Wed, Mar 13, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsMichele and Michael want to transform a derelict 100-year-old blacksmiths in County Antrim, on a tiny budget and by hand. But the odds and the weather are stacked against them.Tue, Mar 12, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsMon, Mar 11, 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.Fri, Mar 8, 7:30 PMMore 490 mins
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.Thu, Mar 7, 8:00 PMMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsPeter Berkin and his wife Chard want to build a new home at the bottom of their garden. But there's a problem: they can't agree on the design, the shape, nor the size of the budget. [AD,S]Wed, Mar 6, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsWhen he lost three limbs in Afghanistan, Jon's life changed forever. Now he wants to build a house that allows him to live independently. The design is cutting edge, but the budget spirals. [AD,S]Tue, Mar 5, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsThe 100th episode of Grand Designs follows a couple in central London trying to convert a water tower into a four-bedroom luxury home crowned with a 360-degree viewing room at the top. [S]Mon, Mar 4, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsSteph Wilson and husband Alex try to build a contemporary farmhouse on her grandfather's old farmland. But lack of money leads to a long spell in a caravan and a total redesign. [AD,S]Sat, Mar 2, 8:00 PMMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsConfirmed city dwellers Michael Butcher and Phil Palmer have moved to the country to run a farm, start a microbrewery and create a vast, dramatic 21st-century farmhouse to live in. [AD,S]Fri, Mar 1, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsA couple from Yorkshire with little knowledge of renovation set about converting a decaying 1920s cinema into a family home. But the dramatic overhaul proposed requires a leap of faith. [AD,S]Thu, Feb 28, 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]Thu, Feb 28, 8:55 AMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsTen years in the making, Ed and Rowena Waghorn's handcrafted wood and clay house in Herefordshire is the longest-running Grand Designs ever. Is it finished and is it a masterpiece?Fri, Feb 15, 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?Fri, Feb 15, 8:55 AMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to a unique Japanese-Welsh fusion home in the Wye Valley to see how the improvised building weathered one of the wettest winters on record.Thu, Feb 14, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets Monty and Clare who can't afford to buy a house in London and have instead decided to build one on a dirt-cheap sliver of land in Peckham in the south of the capital. [AD,S]Mon, Feb 11, 8:55 AMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsPaul and Penny knock down their million-pound home in south London to build a contemporary mansion. But the challenges presented by this complex build soon start to bite.Fri, Feb 8, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsCan Tim and his wife Philomena transform the rusting and rotten hulk of an old lifeboat station in Tenby, south-west Wales, into a beautiful modern home with far-reaching views of the sea?Thu, Feb 7, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets interior designer Kathryn, who has decided to design and build her own Scandinavian-inspired house on a hillside plot in her parents' back garden in Falmouth, Cornwall. [AD,S]Wed, Feb 6, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsRobert and Milla are redeveloping a 1980s house overlooking Lake Windermere in the Lake District, but the radical, innovative build is risky, and the family's budget is very tight. [AD,S]Tue, Feb 5, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsIn Suffolk, Simon and his wife Jill hope to restore one of the smallest surviving medieval guildhalls in the country to its original splendour. Kevin McCloud follows their progress. [AD,S]Mon, Feb 4, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsArchitectural designer Lincoln Miles and his wife, artist Lisa Traxler, take on a very ambitious bungalow conversion on the Isle of Wight, hoping it will blend into an unspoilt woodland. [AD,S]Fri, Feb 1, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets an architect who is trying to create a family home in an awkward, jagged, covered space, trapped between buildings in the crowded heart of Camden, north London. [AD,S]Thu, Jan 31, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins

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Intro title sequence for Grand Designs Abroad