Grand Designs Australia

Episode Guide

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Fish Creek Church House

Series 1 · Episode 7

Nothing like an impulsive act to take you down a path you hadn’t expected in life. For engineer Peter Riedel and his interior designer wife Mary, their sudden whim was to purchase an 1870’s church for $20,000.

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    5 August: 2:15am on Lifestyle
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Galleries (1)
Articles (3)

Suffolk Park Modern NSW

Series 8 · Episode 8

Mike and Megan, a passionate pair of creatives are attempting to build a modernist house on a modest footprint. Mike designed the house himself to include only what they need, and only what they use.

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    5 August: 6:25pm on Lifestyle
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Mt Tamborine QLD

Series 8 · Episode 9

David and Sarah are in love with MtTamborine, the place they were married 22 years ago. They're now about to build a long-awaited home-away-from-home there, on lush mountain acreage boasting a rainforest and creek.

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    6 August: 6:25pm on Lifestyle
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Dee Why NSW

Series 8 · Episode 10

Barbara and Craig have built two companies from the ground up, so when they decided to embark on their dream home, it wasn't surprising they threw out the rule book and decided to do it their way, with a building system that's untested.

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    7 August: 6:20pm on Lifestyle
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Gladysdale Dry Stone House

Series 2 · Episode 6

For nine years, Michael and Sandy Rutledge have been making the weekend pilgrimage to their lush 20 acre property in Gladysdale, an hour east of Melbourne. Now they’re leaving the city for a permanent tree change and building a new family home on their acreage. But first they have to agree on a design. Sandy has a passion for Old World European, inspired by her travels overseas, whereas Michael’s a techno whiz who likes sleek, contemporary homes. Can their architect marry their differing tastes with definite ideas of his own?

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    8 August: 3:20pm on Lifestyle
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Galleries (1)
Articles (2)

Barossa Valley Glass House

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.

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    8 August: 7:25pm on Lifestyle
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    9 August: 11:05am on Lifestyle
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Galleries (2)
Articles (2)

Cottage Point House

Series 1 · Episode 8

Drew Muirhead is a self employed entrepreneur and man about town. He’s building a Balinese resort style mansion in leafy Cottage Point.

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    11 August: 8:30pm on Lifestyle
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    12 August: 2:10am on Lifestyle
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Galleries (1)
Articles (2)

Stonyfell Watertank

Series 2 · Episode 7

Life in Adelaide, the driest capital city in Australia, has made Mike Dare and wife Lowen Partridge passionate about conserving water. Like many people, they decided to put a couple of water tanks in their new house. But these are tanks with a difference. Massive, custom designed steel anchors that support the house above the ground. With the roof acting like a giant funnel, 100,000 litres of water can be caught and stored in the tanks which are hidden behind internal walls. It’s out of the box thinking and what Mike does best.

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    15 August: 3:20pm on Lifestyle
Videos (4)
Galleries (1)
Articles (2)

Ocean View House

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.

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    15 August: 7:25pm on Lifestyle
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    16 August: 11:10am on Lifestyle
Videos (3)
Galleries (2)
Articles (2)

Indented Head House

Series 1 · Episode 9

Ian McDonald and Rob Wilhelm are not building an understated new home. Theirs is a Grand Design in its most literal sense.

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    18 August: 8:30pm on Lifestyle
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    19 August: 2:10am on Lifestyle
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Yellingbo Artist's House

Series 2 · Episode 8

Art teacher and sculptor Laurie Smith and his wife Renee Hoareau, a trained artist turned web designer, are both zealous art lovers; so joy of joys when, after years of searching they found the ideal block to create their ‘sculpture in space’. It’s almost as if this picturesque piece of Victoria, with its red alluvial soil, was designed especially for their new dream home. Their vision is to create a sort of domestic gallery that will inspire both inside and out.

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    22 August: 3:20pm on Lifestyle
Videos (5)
Galleries (1)
Articles (2)

Mansfield Indoor/Outdoor

Series 3 · Episode 1

Victoria's high country is the idyllic location of Pamela & Stuart's quaint little weekender but with a permanent move here looming, it's time to upsize. Will their new outward focussing house, have the same charm?

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    25 August: 8:30pm on Lifestyle
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    26 August: 2:05am on Lifestyle
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Battery Point Glass House

Series 2 · Episode 9

Adventurous, outdoorsy types, Greg Kay and Trish Knight, live in the ideal spot to enjoy nature - right on the waterfront in Hobart’s exclusive Battery Point. The view is dazzling and the aspect fabulous so when the time comes to downsize, they don’t want to go far – and end up buying the block next door. The plan is to subdivide, sell the heritage cottage at the front of the block and build a new house at the back, facing the water.

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    29 August: 3:25pm on Lifestyle
Videos (5)
Galleries (1)
Articles (2)