Series 4 · Episode 7
Thirteen years ago Meredith and Matt Bayfield needed an escape from their busy lives as doctors in Sydney so they purchased a working sheep property at Ilford in the central table lands of NSW.
Series 4 · Episode 8
Daniela Turrin, Niran Peiris and their son Calum are doing something no-one in their historic street in the prestigious Sydney suburb of Hunters Hill has done before. They’re knocking down their old house to build a smaller one. But these are people who believe that the family that spends time together stays together – a premise that forms the core of the design of their new home.
Series 3 · Episode 4
Tyrone & Hailey follow the advice of a feng shui expert or 'energy ecologist' throughout construction of their new house. An owner-built labour of love, their passive solar building has a curved living roof planted with native grasses.
Series 4 · Episode 9
Anchored in the middle of Bass Strait and subject to the ferocious winds of the Roaring Forties, King Island is about as far from the tropics as you can get in Australia. Yet artists Di and Andrew Blake have decided to build a house there after almost twenty years of living in far East Arnhem Land….2 locations literally at either end of the country.
Series 4 · Episode 10
Self confessed hippies Cole and Jane Bradshaw bought a thin sliver of land on an exceptionally steep site only a landscaper could love, in the hilly suburb of Dynnyrne in Hobart …… a place they chose as much for the tight knit community it sits in, as for the location itself.
Series 7 · Episode 7
Set on a small block overlooking the Southern Ocean, this three-pod home straddles a pair of four-meter high sand dunes on the protected Aldinga Scrub conservation area on the South Australian coast.
Series 5 · Episode 1
This feisty and resourceful couple decide to trial a whole new way of building, starting with 10, then 20, then 31 steel shipping containers that carpenter Todd, plans to crane into their suburban block, then somehow weld into a flood proof family home - all for just $400,000.
Series 6 · Episode 1
Artistic brothers bond over a spectacular one bedroom creation at Yackandandah.
Series 3 · Episode 5
An enviable block on Australia's eastern most point came with a high price tag for Max & Mariella who are building a multi level luxury home befitting the magnificent site. But the path to paradise can be stressful!
Series 7 · Episode 8
Six years ago Louise and Steve bought two acres of a rambling English garden in the Adelaide hills. Using the local stone their dream home will be a rustic two storey stone farm house with a modern twist.
Series 6 · Episode 2
Art and Troy are swapping out their life running a grand old Bendigo bed and breakfast for a bold new and dramatically modern enterprise.
Series 3 · Episode 6
A tough council, commercial zoning, heritage buildings on 2 sides & this block spelt trouble but passionate builders Brett & Rees are determined to see their 21st century townhouse come to life. Will they have the stamina?
Series 6 · Episode 3
Dan lost his home in the fire but it was no deterrent from returning to rebuild 5 years later. This time he’ll make sure the house is totally flame proof as well as being fully sustainable.
Series 3 · Episode 7
James & Helen plan to capture breathtaking Barossa views in their elegant new home. 60 metres long, 1 room wide and virtually all glass, it looks straightforward on paper. The complicated part is building it.
Series 6 · Episode 4
Ralph Alphonso has grand plans for his 5mx4m inner city design. It will be a massive challenge on a small scale, and Ralph is adamant this eco-friendly build will not sacrifice style or luxury at the cost of the world around him.
Series 7 · Episode 9
Steve Minon has a fascination for things Japanese. He fell in love with the work of an iconic Japanese architect Yo Shimada, who he contacted to design a house for him.
Series 6 · Episode 5
Serial home renovators Mark and Karen are about to convert a derelict 1922 Electricity substation into a modern, cutting edge home – where ‘industrial meets sleek modernist’.
Series 6 · Episode 6
Follow a young couple who have bought a vineyard in a beautiful setting just over half an hour from Adelaide in Kuitpo, as they create their Grand Design.
Series 3 · Episode 8
There's nothing flimsy about Brunella & Carlo's contemporary home in QLD's Ocean View. It's 'semi brutalist' architecture designed to last and driven by Brunella's passion for concrete.
Series 6 · Episode 7
Set in an unremarkable suburban street in North Balgowlah, this Jetson’s worthy pad promises to push the boundaries.
Series 7 · Episode 10
Brisbane based architects Donovan Hill, helped Trace and Ronnen create the most original grand design, incorporating a giant greenhouse that encloses a house, garden, stables and animal pens.
Series 6 · Episode 8
Draftsman Nigel Eberhardt and his partner Nina love the natural environment and have managed to secure one of the last remaining native bush blocks in Turners Beach.
Series 6 · Episode 9
Barb Coyle and husband Bill love interesting architecture - so they engaged the right architect to design them something 70’s. Their new house with its curved roofline and glass entrance is designed for the future, but represents the exciting adventure in their life.
Series 4 · Episode 1
After eight years of planning, Melbourne couple Glenn and Kate Morris are finally making a start on their striking, sustainable ‘sand dune’ house near Inverloch on Victoria’s Gippsland coastline.
Series 6 · Episode 10
Architect Adrian Light loves the patina of old things. His partner Liz Murdoch is the polar opposite. Wait until you see the show stopping house they create.