Grand Designs Australia

Season 6

Season 6, Episode 1 (Yackandandah Sawmill House)

229 x
After returning from overseas, sculptor Ben Gilbert stumbled across a 100 year old abandoned sawmill in Victoria's north east and convinced the council to let him build a caretaker's cottage on the site.
Season 5

Season 5, Episode 10 - Faraday Aussie Bush House

114 x
He had the land - but the house had to fit. Crucial in the design, was accommodating his late wife Anne's wishes in creating a pavilion style home inspired by the aesthetic of the rural Australian shearing shed.

Season 5, Episode 9 - Piper's Creek Strawbale House

61 x
Dean and Sherill Lamb yearn for a simpler existence, for them and their three children. They plan to minimise their carbon footprint by using natural building options, by building a house made of straw.

Season 5, Episode 8 - Brookfield Spotted Gum

127 x
Milly Bradshaw and her partner Andrew Wilson want to build a modern farmhouse with natural materials. The brief to their architect was simple: a home that not only makes the best of its location, but is truly unique.

Season 5, Episode 7 - Williamstown Bluestone House

135 x
When Jason Bretell and Jennifer Pancari first set eyes on a dilapidated old bluestone cottage in Melbourne's bayside suburb of Williamstown, it was love at first sight. They plan to add a two storey townhouse out the back.

Season 5, Episode 6 - Toowoomba English Farmhouse

179 x
After working abroad, Sarah and English born husband Alistair Brodie-Fraser decide to relocate back to Sarah's home town of Toowoomba QLD. Their plan is for something that oozes heritage, a classic English farmhouse.

Season 5, Episode 5 - Port Melbourne Urban Greenhouse

79 x
Melbourne doctors Ian Kronborg and Ann Howard want to create a home like no other - their plan is to build a three-storey house clad entirely with water tanks.

Season 5, Episode 4 - Foxground Pavilion House

134 x
A few years ago, Joe Cato and his wife Maura decided to slow everything down and spend more time with their children, but it didn't take long for them to hatch a plan to turn Foxground into their permanent home.
Season 3

Season 3, Episode 6 (Annandale Urban House)

126 x
Brett Ramsay and Rees Rear plan to build a tri-level design, a 21st century re-imagining of the traditional terrace house with a central indoor swimming pool on a small allotment in Sydney's inner city suburb Annandale.

Season 3, Episode 5 - Byron Bay Beach House

181 x
Max and Mariella plan to uproot their busy lives in Sydney and relocate to Byron Bay. Nestled just underneath the famous lighthouse they've designed an opulent three-level beach house built with local timbers and stone.

Season 3, Episode 4 - Warburton Arch House

94 x
Tyrone Jaspers and Hailey Cavill share a healthy respect for the environment. In an effort to make a minimal impact on the earth, theirs will be a gentle sweeping arch house with a living roof covered in native grasses.

Season 3, Episode 3 - Balnarring Rammed Earth House

137 x
Eco conscious entertainers Claire Jackson and Lisa Daniel are updating their 1930s beach shack on Victoria's Mornington peninsula into a modernist entertainer style home that blends recycled materials and raw finishes.

Season 3, Episode 2 - Hampton Timber House

138 x
Brett and Jenny Parsons are about to embark on a journey of blind faith with Architect Tim Jackson, who has free rein to build a replacement for their Californian Bungalow, which will be part house, part sculpture.

Season 3, Episode 1 - Mansfield Indoor/outdoor House

166 x
Pamela and Stuart are looking to transform their cattle property in Mansfield in the foothills of Victoria's ski fields. Will they embrace their architect's avant-garde approach for their new rural retreat?
Season 2

Season 2, Episode 10 - Steels Creek Earth Home

102 x
Peter Maddison meets Edd and Amanda Williams from Steels Creek in Victoria, who plan to build a robust concrete bunker that would be embedded in the landscape and safe from bushfires.

Season 2, Episode 9 - Battery Point Glass House

120 x
Greg and Trish's house on Hobart's Battery Point waterfront is in the perfect spot, so they didn't want to go far. They bought an old cottage next door and integrated them into one house with two distinct personalities.

Season 2, Episode 8 - Yellingbo Artists' House

100 x
Peter Maddison meets Laurie Smith and Renee Hoareau, who plan to build a cube-shaped home of steel, stone and glass where they can create and display their artworks at Yellingbo, Victoria.

Season 2, Episode 7 - Stonyfell Watertank House

106 x
In Adelaide, Mike Dare appoints himself architect, engineer and project manager as he sets about creating a home supported by water tanks with the roof acting like a giant funnel.

Season 2, Episode 6 - Gladysdale Dry Stone House

234 x
Peter Maddison meets Michael and Sandy Rutledge, who plan to build a home that is a combination of Old World European and sleek, contemporary style at Gladysdale, east of Melbourne.

Season 2, Episode 5 - Trinity Beach Pole House

194 x
Peter Maddison meets Daniel Leipnik and Andrew Preston, who plan to build a slick, pavilion-style home, huddled around a pool and propped up by poles on a coastal hillside outside Cairns.