Grand Designs Australia

Episode Guide

Kyneton Flat Pack

Series 2 · Episode 4

Kyneton, a country town in Victoria’s Macedon Ranges, is known for historic architecture and bustling farmers markets. It’s the perfect place for foodies Rod Moore and Di Foggo – who are embarking on a huge life change. They’re farewelling a classic Victorian home with traditional furnishings and building a brand new, cutting edge flat pack house on a rugged escarpment overlooking the racecourse. Di is a keen gardener and wants to create a lofty paradise with a wide, rolling view. They’ve been burnt before with budgets spiralling out of control and schedules doubling, so they have chosen a high end, quality flat pack home knowing there’s a fixed price and a speedy schedule. Trouble is, the land isn’t complying and from almost day one generates unexpected problems. Seems even the most regulated grand designs are at nature’s mercy.


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Posted by Anna7 •27d ago • Report
Hi what is the difference between modular, flat pack and SIP (structurally insulated panels). Thanks.
Posted by Anna7 •27d ago • Report
After watching this show, I remembered the architect who told me a few years ago that perhaps I would be interested in building a SIP (structurally insulated panels) home, and am now thinking this may be the answer. I would like to ask if the home on this show is such a home, and also if there is a difference between "SIP", "modular", "flat pack" or any other similar type home.
Posted by Seamus9Report
Its a pity the Earth workers did not have a decent sized excavator onsite to shift that hill instead of bringing more fill to site. They had the homeowners in tears when they saw how much they had built up the site.That's what happens when you let the trades run the site.
Posted by Ann306Report
I absolutely loved this home, and am trying to make sense of Tom99's comment. It's my favourite thus far from those I have seen, and is only going to get better as the garden becomes more established. If I could move into this I'd almost be tempted to emigrate to Australia!. Fabulous.
Posted by Tom99Report
"More dollars than sense"
The most expensive cheap-looking house I've seen in a long time.
Posted by PaulmatthewsReport
Great job Intermode, It is refreshing to see a business that values its clients. Di and Rod you are both lovely people and I wish you all the good health and happiness in the future..
Posted by Report
Di and Rod were fantastic clients and we are thrilled they are so happy. If you would like to see more Intermode homes and what our client say, please visit or