Kevin McCloud

Our editor-at-large and TV series presenter Kevin McCloud brings you news and views every month in this exclusive column. Read more for behind-the-scenes snippets, industry insights and advice on self build, plus his architectural pearls of wisdom. It’s perfect reading for avid Grand Designs fans.

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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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Kevin McCloud

Kevin McCloud on his love of the weird and wonderful

Our editor-at-large shares his love of the weird and wonderful, from edgy post-war architecture to smartphone games for kids.
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Kevin McCloud urges us not to judge buildings at face value

Our editor-at-large urges us not to judge buildings at face value – taking the time to experience a building first-hand is the order of the...
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Kevin McCloud on our desire for light and space and the battle to access the green belt

Our editor-at-large considers our desire for light and space and the battle to access the green belt.
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Kevin McCloud's pearls of wisdom on Grand Designs

Our editor-at-large contemplates some pearls of wisdom gathered while filming the new series of Grand Designs – and drops a few names, too.

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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Kevin McCloud on Britain's best restoration projects

Our editor-at-large steps back in time to visit a collection of amazing restoration projects.
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Kevin McCloud on how he welcomes spring

This month our editor-at-large discusses how he welcomes spring, as well as urban trees and the science of thermal mass.
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Kevin McCloud on the meaning of the Latin word villa

Our editor-at-large discusses the meaning of the Latin word villa and looks at how diff erent architects have interpreted its signifi cance throughout history.
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Kevin McCloud on global sustainability and the mystery of good design

Our editor-at-large discusses global sustainability and the mystery of good design, and reveals his favourite new products.
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Kevin McCloud on the connection between buildings and place

Our editor-at-large ponders the relationship between buildings and site, and how it affects our love of them.
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Kevin McCloud

Kevin McClouds introduction to architectural definitions

Our editor-at-large provides a summary of useful definitions – the perfect reading material for avid Grand Designs viewers.

Kevin McCloud, British designer, editor-at-large of Grand Designs Magazine and presenter of the popular Channel 4 TV series writes this exclusive monthly column, sharing his latest news and views on architecture, the environment, housing and the self-build market. Plus, he reveals upcoming TV house previews and behind-the-scenes show secrets.

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Find out Kevin McCloud’s Top 10 Grand Design Houses, and his all-time favourite self builds, conversions, restorations and home renovations. Get all the inside information on where he’s filming next in the UK and what you can expect upcoming on the TV series. Read interviews with the much-loved British TV personality, and perhaps glean some insight into Kevin McCloud’s own house…

Plus, gather industry insights from the expert himself, from architectural definitions you may not have understood the first time you heard them, to advice on how to go about your own self build. Imperative reading for those planning a project, and enjoyable reading for those with a keen interest in Grand Designs, or fans of Kevin McCloud.