Grand Designs Australia

Expert Tips from the Mt Eliza Modern House

Discover tips from the experts behind the Mt Eliza Modern House from episode 2, season 5 of Grand Designs Australia.

Georgina Knightley has been drawing and designing homes since she was a child, but she’s never got around to building anything. Until now.

Together with Husband Phillip she knows that time is of the essence. Their two girls Isobel and Charlotte are in the middle of high school, so if she is ever going to create a true family hub then she has to act fast. 

So they buy the perfect block, high up in Mount Eliza with sweeping views across the entire bay. Now all they need to do is build Georgina’s latest creation.  A slick, lightweight, modernist design with a schedule focused on one key ingredient – Speed.

Builders have told her it will take 18 months. Georgina is thinking more like 6.

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