Dream Builders with Nate Berkus

Episode Guide

Series 1 Episode Guide

We've Outgrown Our House

Series 1 · Episode 1

12 designers compete against each other in a high-stakes competition. The contestants are divided into teams to face projects that challenge their design, construction, leadership and teamwork skills.

Mid-Century Makeover

Series 1 · Episode 2

The 11 remaining contestants report for their next challenge: a pair of neglected mid-century homes in Palm Springs. The owners want to update their homes' classic styles, and transform their outdoor spaces.

Spanish Style

Series 1 · Episode 3

After having lost their second member, Team Red is desperate for a win. Team Blue is still flying high, but there may be trouble in paradise. The next challenge: two Spanish style family homes that have grown tired.

Cabins in the Woods

Series 1 · Episode 4

With Team Red finally achieving a victory, the remaining nine designers head to the hills above LA for another challenge: renovating two rustic cabins that are becoming increasingly unliveable.

Modern Modulars

Series 1 · Episode 5

The designers are randomly placed in pairs, and each is given the exact same pre-fabricated modular home to transform. The duos must work in concert, from raw construction to final decoration.

California Craftsman

Series 1 · Episode 6

The designers are once again split into two teams. They'll make over a pair of Craftsman-style homes in five days, then face a critical walk-through by both the judges and a local council of homeowners.

Colonial Duplex

Series 1 · Episode 7

Six competitors remain and the strain of racing the clock to renovate is beginning to fray friendships and nerves. The remaining designers will be charged with reworking a pair of homes that share a common wall.

Downtown Lofts

Series 1 · Episode 8

The designers travel to a pair of post-industrial lofts with sprawling, open floor plans and exposed beams. In addition to creating thematic a living space, each designer will need to include a signature project.

Victorian Makeover

Series 1 · Episode 9

The remaining four designers work on a Victorian-style single family home. The challenge will be to fix the interior proportions and liveability, giving the home an elegant and balanced feel.

Beach Houses

Series 1 · Episode 10

After weeks of competition, it all comes down to two designers. They each have less than a week to transform a beach house - but they won't be working alone. All of the eliminated contestants are back to pitch in.