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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, Jun 20, 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]Fri, Jun 21, 3:45 am4seven60 mins
Grand DesignsHave Paul and Carol finally finished their fortress-like home on the edge of the wild West Pennine Moors, several years after they ran out of money and time? [AD,S,W]Fri, Jun 21, 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]Sat, Jun 22, 9:00 pm4seven60 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]Mon, Jun 24, 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,SL]Tue, Jun 25, 4:00 amChannel 455 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,SL]Tue, Jun 25, 5:00 amChannel 4+155 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]Tue, Jun 25, 7:00 pm4seven60 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]Tue, Jun 25, 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]Thu, Jun 27, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins

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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]Tue, Jun 18, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsCan Leigh and Richard transform a derelict 17th-century Cornish flour mill, full of rotten timbers and riddled with structural cracks, into a warm, contemporary four-storey home? [AD,S]Mon, Jun 17, 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,W]Fri, Jun 14, 9:00 pmMore 460 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,W]Fri, Jun 14, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsCan Colin and Adele overcome contractor issues and financial ruin to build their eye-popping curved glass home in south Manchester? [AD,S]Thu, Jun 13, 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]Tue, Jun 11, 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, Jun 6, 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, Jun 4, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsCumbrian couple Rob and Ruth plan to transform a 200-year-old former blacking mill of historic importance into a new-build hybrid. But can they conserve its original atmospheric magic? [AD,S]Mon, Jun 3, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsAndy and Jeanette attempt a precarious clifftop build on the west coast of Scotland. There are battles with extreme weather, overrun budgets, an emotional shock and a last-minute change. [AD,S]Thu, May 30, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsIn Devon, Joe and Claire hope to create 'one of the greatest homes on the planet' that looks like a huge work of art. But from the start, the expensive build faces mind-boggling problems. [AD,S]Tue, May 28, 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]Mon, May 27, 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]Thu, May 23, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsShip's captain Dorran promised his family he'd build a super-modern underground lair on a hill outside Canterbury. But as the epic build hits choppy waters, will Dorran fulfil their dream? [AD,S]Tue, May 21, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets Jaime and his wife Mimi, who are converting a listed mini castle in Buckinghamshire into a family home. But will their wildly optimistic schedule be a problem? [AD,S]Mon, May 20, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsDesign engineer Mark, who has paralysis from the waist down, plans to build a cutting-edge, accessible family home for £600k. But it's a huge emotional strain for him and his wife Penny. [AD,S,W]Mon, May 13, 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]Tue, May 7, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsYoung architect and shed fanatic Micah Jones plans to turn a dilapidated agricultural building into an upside-down four-bedroom home in County Down's rolling countryside. [AD,S]Mon, May 6, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsStuart and Rosie turn their 1960s bungalow on the Wirral into a slick piece of 21st-century architecture. But what will the neighbours make of their ultra-modern wooden design? [AD,S]Fri, May 3, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsFred and Saffron build a family home on a steep slope in the Peak District, with the top floor in plain sight and two post-industrial-style floors buried into the thick limestone below. [AD,S]Thu, May 2, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsJoe and Lina are fed up with renting but can't afford to buy. So they're building their own clever, space-saving two-bedroom home for £160,000, on a tiny plot in east London. [AD,S]Tue, Apr 30, 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]Mon, Apr 29, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsDespite a lack of experience, former RAF pilot Jon project manages the construction of a three-storey upside-down home clinging to a steep slope in the Malvern Hills in Worcestershire. [AD,S]Fri, Apr 26, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsSteph and her husband Alex plan to build a contemporary farmhouse on Steph's grandfather's old farmland. But a lack of money leads to a long spell in a caravan and a total redesign... [AD,S]Thu, Apr 25, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsEdward and Hazel plan to build a shining white art deco lighthouse on a rugged but beautiful clifftop in north Devon. But almost immediately, their wildly optimistic plan runs into trouble. [AD,S]Tue, Apr 23, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsArchitect David Parsons has designed a sleek, black-clad 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]Mon, Apr 22, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsIn north London, Mark and Penny seek to blend period and cutting-edge architecture as they restore a derelict Victorian gatehouse on a steep hill, and add a giant black zinc-clad extension. [AD,S]Mon, Apr 15, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsTom and Danielle use their steam-bending skills to build a wavy wooden house full of twisty furniture in Cornwall. But with a relatively modest budget, have they taken on too much? [AD,S]Thu, Apr 11, 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 his own state-of-the-art wooden home - if his funding holds up. [AD,S]Mon, Apr 8, 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 to feature on Grand Designs. [AD,S]Fri, Apr 5, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsRichard and Felicia set out to turn a vast underground water reservoir near the Humber Estuary into a family home - an almighty feat of engineering. Then a life-threatening illness strikes. [AD,S]Thu, Apr 4, 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]Thu, Mar 28, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsJon and Noreen take on an epic self-build, creating a modern house on stilts, up among 27 protected trees on a half-acre site in the heart of a Gloucestershire town. [AD,S]Tue, Mar 26, 7:55 pmMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsIn Northern Ireland, young farmer and architect Patrick hopes to make a home out of four large shipping containers welded together to form a giant cross. But his budget is 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 DesignsChris and Kayo build an intricate, radical and complicated home on protected land close to one of Britain's most historic abbeys. But do they actually like what they've built? [AD,S]Thu, Mar 21, 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]Thu, Mar 21, 1:10 amMore 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]Mon, Mar 18, 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... [AD,S]Fri, Mar 15, 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]Thu, Mar 14, 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, Mar 14, 1:10 amMore 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]Wed, Mar 13, 9:00 pmMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsIdentical twins Nik and Jon are building near-identical houses in Sheffield. Raised on steel stilts, these two extraordinary properties pay tribute to the city's industrial past. [AD,S]Tue, Mar 12, 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]Mon, Mar 11, 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? [AD,S]Fri, Mar 8, 7:55 pmMore 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 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 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 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 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

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