Grand Designs TV Houses

Discover more about the Grand Designs houses as featured on the TV series, with exclusive previews and latest TV show secrets, plus all your favourites from previous episodes. Read in-depth interviews with the homeowners, explore floorplans and images, and find out project, architect and supplier information.

Grand Designs TV Houses

by Jenny Mcfarlane

January 25, 2018

Unique Grand Designs TV houses you can stay in

Kevin McCloud may not be there, but these Grand Designs homes are available to book for 2018 holidays Ever wondered what it would be like…
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Grand Designs TV Houses

The most unusual Grand Designs TV houses

Every Grand Designs TV house is amazing in its own right but we’ve managed to pick out some of the more quirky that have appeared...
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Grand Designs TV Houses

RIBA House of the Year 2017's architects reveal their sustainable home design secrets

Grand Designs talks exclusively to the architects behind the Caring Wood project, which was crowned the RIBA House of the 2017. James Macdonald Wright and...
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Grand Designs TV Houses

Grand Designs eco TV home's JustGiving page raises over £15,000 after fire

The Grand Designs TV house in Lammas eco village, Pembrokeshire, Wales, has burned down on New Year's Day. Their friends have come together to set...
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Grand Designs TV Houses

RIBA House of the Year 2017 winner: 5 design ideas from Caring Wood

In Channel 4's four-part series Grand Designs: House of the Year, architects James MacDonald-Wright and Niall Maxwell were crowned winner's of the RIBA House of...
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Grand Designs TV Houses

RIBA House of the Year 2017: 7 of the most inspiring houses

Grand Designs rounds up the top 7 most inspirational houses longlisted for the RIBA House of the Year 2017.

Kevin McCloud on how our homes give us the chance to reflect and have new experiences

Our editor-at-large ponders how our homes can give us a chance to reflect and have new experiences.
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Grand Designs 2017: Look inside this handcrafted timber house in Herefordshire

In the final episode of series 17, Kevin McCloud visits the longest running project in all of Grand Designs history. Take a look inside the...
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Grand Designs TV Houses

5 Money Saving Tips for your Self Build Project

From eco friendly materials to the best house orientation, find out more about the money saving ways a couple from Co. Down, Northern Ireland built...
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Grand Designs TV Houses

Grand Designs Australia TV House Lozenge-shaped home

This lozenge-shaped home, which featured on TV’s Grand Designs Australia, is as bold as it is unusual.
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Grand Designs TV Houses

A timber-clad hillside self-build

This new-series Grand Designs TV house is testament to one couple’s commitment to see a tricky build through to completion
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TV house secrets: converted run-down yard to industrial-style home

Tracy and Steve Fox turned a run-down yard in London into an innovative industrial-style home. We ask Tracy how they’re getting on three years later
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TV house secrets: self build mews house in London

Building a colourful mews house before gaining planning permission was a risk for architect Ian Hogarth. Is he still a fan of the striking style?...

Grand Designs TV houses are a pick of the most elaborate architectural projects undertaken by inspirational self-builders in the UK, and featured on the hit Channel 4 TV series hosted by Kevin McCloud. The unique interest of each house derives from its unusual features, the history of the plot, environmentally-friendly construction, or, sometimes, a small budget.

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The Grand Designs TV series on Channel 4 follows the journey of each house from conception to design to construction, with a lead and commentary from Kevin McCloud. At Grand Designs Magazine, we explore each project in even more detail, including the architect’s designs, floor plans, incredible images, project cost information, plus exclusive interviews with the homeowners and TV presenter himself.

Discover more about the 800-year-old cave dwelling transformed into a twenty-first century home. Or the Water Tower in London, which Kevin McCloud described on the TV show as “a monster, a beast, a crumbling giant”. Or the Grade II listed lifeboat station in Wales, which is now a local landmark.

Plus, re-visit all your favourite Grand Designs TV houses, like the house that was made entirely out of shipping containers. See how these architectural triumphs look now and get up to date information on the homeowners. Fascinating reading for avid fans of the show, or people considering embarking on their very own self build project.