Grand Designs

September 2018
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Season 8, Episode 8 (The Dome House: Lake District National Park)

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When the Gaukrogers found a plot of land overlooking Lake Windermere in the Lake District, they felt like they had hit gold. Rather than knock down the existing 1980s house, they decide to incorporate it into a new design.
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Season 8, Episode 7 (The Adaptahaus: Cumbria)

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Despite having no architectural training, Alan Dawson, a former blacksmith, has invented his own revolutionary way of building a house. Like a giant meccano set, he's going to make it in pieces in his workshop.
1:00:00

Season 7, Episode 5 (Sussex)

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Kevin McCloud revisits Ben Law to see how life is in the hand-crafted, woodland cottage he built.
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Season 8, Episode 6 (The Scandinavian House: Lizard Peninsula)

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Getting on the housing ladder is challenging in today's belt-tightening times. When 30-year-old Kathryn Tyler wants her first home, she uses her skills as an interior designer to give her the leg up the ladder she needs.
59:00

Season 7, Episode 4 (Killearn)

4.0 3 x
Kevin McCloud revisits a couple who built a pavilion on a loch in Scotland.
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Season 8, Episode 5 (The Radian House: Ipswich)

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Kevin follows a scientist whose dream is to build a house that will be exciting to look at, cheap to run, and ecologically sound. The look is Prisoner Cell Block H with a hint of 'Thunderbirds' science fiction.
1:00:00

Season 7, Episode 3 (Hampshire)

4.0 1 x
Kevin McCloud revisits a couple who lovingly restored their medieval thatched cottage in Hampshire.
48:00

Season 8, Episode 4 (The Barn & Guildhall: Stowmarket)

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A couple in Suffolk face two very different challenges: how to convert a single storey 16th century barn into a two storey modern home, and what to do with its neighbour, a unique architectural gem of national importance.
59:00

Season 7, Episode 2 (Cambridgeshire)

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Kevin McCloud revisits a couple who built a spectacular oak frame and straw bale hexagonal house in the Cambridgeshire Fens.
49:00

Season 8, Episode 3 (The Modest Home: Woodbridge)

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Tired of living in draughty Victorian houses in the city, a couple return to their home town of Woodbridge in Suffolk to build a brand new home for their young family, but before work begins they are dealt the cruellest blow.
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