Grand Designs Australia

Behind the scenes of Grand Designs Australia with Peter Maddison: Curl Curl, NSW Episode 3, Season 8

Peter Maddison takes us behind the scenes on Grand Designs Australia.

Grand Designs Australia season eight dishes up some of the most extreme builds ever featured on the series. Here, host Peter Maddison takes us through some extra insights from this week’s episode: Steve and Rae in Curl Curl, New South Wales.

Sandstone delights

“The way they've integrated the rock for me is fabulous.

“They could have cut it all out, but they've hung onto a lot of the rock and tried to keep it in a pristine condition and insert the house in amongst it.

“The way it’s inserted so nicely into the rock face is very special, and adds a lot of Sydney DNA to the home.”

READ MORE: Grand Designs Australia, Curl Curl, NSW: Hear from the homeowner Steve

Large scale

“When you're inside this big modern statement and when walking up to the house, it’s almost like climbing the Eiffel Tower – it’s an incredible experience to walk up to.

“Given there wasn’t much flat land to work with, the bedroom area at the very top seems a bit disconnected from the lower levels. But, it does have an incredible view up there.”

Stream or watch season eight of Grand Designs Australia, Wednesdays at 8.30pm AEST on Lifestyle.

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