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 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 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 discusses the affordability of housing

Our editor-at-large continues his investigation into the state of the UK housing market.
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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.
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Kevin McCloud's Top 10 Grand Designs TV Houses

The top 10 Grand Designs TV Houses as chosen by Kevin McCloud.

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: Our devastating effect on the environment

Our editor-at-large discusses the devastating effect that we are all having on the environment.
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Kevin McCloud talks housing markets

Our editor-at-large, Kevin McCloud talks housing markets and compares the inflated UK with affordable Australia.
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Kevin McCloud Talks Game of Thrones in Belfast

Our editor-at-large on filming the new series of Grand Designs and encounters with Game of Thrones fans in Belfast.
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Kevin McCloud: Looks at different trends in design and architecture

Kevin McCloud takes a look at the materials for different designs and trends used with modern architecture.
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Kevin McCloud: The new act that aims to revive self-builds

Read about the death of self-build in the face of past legislation and how a new act aims to revive it.
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Kevin McCloud

Kevin McCloud: Praising forward thinking designs

Kevin McCloud praises a variety of forward thinking designs from finalists to the RIBA house of the year award.

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.