Grand Designs New Zealand

October 2018

Season 2, Episode 7 (Shipping Container Home)

4.0 3 x
Chris Moller meets construction project manager David Fitzmaurice and his wife Joyce Wee who moved to Christchurch to build a home out of shipping containers after the devastating earthquakes.

Season 2, Episode 6 (Modern Day Castle)

4.0 3 x
Chris Moller meets Andy Macbeth and Jo Denton, Christchurch earthquake refugees, who are building a new life and a modern-day fortress against the elements in alpine Queenstown.

Season 2, Episode 5 (French House)

3.0 0 x
Francophiles Sarah & Philippe Lods build a modernist home reminiscent of Parisian apartments using industrial materials such as concrete & steel in an historic inner-city Auckland suburb. Presented by Chris Moller.

Season 2, Episode 4 (Stilt House)

4.0 2 x
Architect Chris Moller meets a family who are building an experimental home on Wellington's Kapiti Coast, raised on stilts that are only metres from the high tide mark at Pukerua Bay.

Season 2, Episode 3 (Rusty House)

4.0 1 x
A couple escape the city to live a quiet life in an isolated Northland bay. They set about building an architectural showpiece - angled walls & rooflines clad in rusty weathering steel - that blends into the area.

Season 2, Episode 2 (Hemp Home)

4.0 3 x
Architect Chris Moller meets couple Greg Whitham and Gayle Avery who want to build a rustic French farmhouse-style home for their extended family, aiming to do so using hemp as a building material.

Season 2, Episode 1 (The Concreteologist)

3.0 2 x
Architect Chris Moller returns for a second season of Grand Designs New Zealand. In this episode a builder plans to push concrete to new limits to create a towering architectural home on the cliffs of Auckland.
July 2018

Season 3, Episode 8 (Music Box)

3.0 9 x
Can an award-winning musician and composer build a designer home with a built-in recording studio and performance stage, while also soundproofing the house as they await the arrival of their first child? (Final)

Season 3, Episode 7 (Canopy House)

4.0 12 x
After holidaying on Waiheke Robyn and David Shea fell in love with the island, they began pursuing a dream to build a home there that they could one day retire to.

Season 3, Episode 6 (Vinegar Lane Apartment)

3.0 10 x
A young Auckland couple borrow a fortune to build their first home - and along the way face delays, budget blow-outs, and becoming new parents.