Tour these near identical self build homes and take in the savvy, low cost design ideas featured

The exterior of the grand designs tv house 2018 built by identical twins - Grand Designs TV house preview - TV Houses - Granddesignsmagazine.com

Image: Fiona Walker Arnott 2018

The fifth episode of the 2018 series of Grand Designs' followed identical twins Nik and Jon Daughtry who run a design company together, drive the same car and even own identical dogs. Now these two brothers are building two near identical houses next door to each other. Raised up on steel stilts on the site of an old corn mill, these two extraordinary houses will pay tribute to Sheffield’s industrial past.

But Nik and Jon’s plan is incredibly ambitious. Not only do they want to build the two houses for the price of one, but the materials and finish have to be absolutely perfect too. With a budget of just three hundred and fifty thousand pounds for both buildings, it’s an almighty stretch right from the start. 

Take a look at the sleek and modern features of each build. 

Black steel cladding

black exterior cladding on Sheffield grand designs tv houses in 2018 programme built by identical twins - TV Houses - Granddesignsmagazine.com

Image: Fiona Walker Arnott 2018

Steel frames

The steel frames in the interior of grand designs tv house in Sheffield featured in 2018's Grand Designs TV show - tv houses - granddesignsmagazine.com  

Image: Fiona Walker Arnott 2018

Copper piping

copper piping in the open plan kitchen in the sheffield Grand Designs TV house built by identical twins - TV Houses - granddesignsmagazine.com

Image: Fiona Walker Arnott 2018

Split level living space 

split level, broken plan living featuring dining room and kitchen in grand designs Sheffield tv house - TV Houses - Granddesignsmagazine.com

Image: Fiona Walker Arnott 2018

 

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