Grand Designs Australia

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Hamilton Japanese Queenslander, QLD

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.

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    19 October: 9:30pm on Lifestyle
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East Melbourne 5mx4m Inner City Design

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.

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    20 October: 7:30pm on Lifestyle
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Launceston 1920s Electricity Substation

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’.

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    22 October: 11:00am on Lifestyle
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    23 October: 1:25am on Lifestyle
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    27 October: 7:30pm on Lifestyle
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The Kuitpo Leaf and Song Tower

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.

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    23 October: 11:00am on Lifestyle
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    24 October: 2:00am on Lifestyle
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    3 November: 7:30pm on Lifestyle
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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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    23 October: 8:30pm on Lifestyle
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Galleries (2)
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North Balgowlah Modern 1950s House

Series 6 · Episode 7

Set in an unremarkable suburban street in North Balgowlah, this Jetson’s worthy pad promises to push the boundaries.

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    24 October: 11:00am on Lifestyle
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    25 October: 1:25am on Lifestyle
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    10 November: 7:30pm on Lifestyle
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Daylesford Long House, Vic

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.

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    26 October: 9:30pm on Lifestyle
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Turners Beach Tree House

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.

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    29 October: 11:00am on Lifestyle
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    30 October: 1:25am on Lifestyle
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    17 November: 7:30pm on Lifestyle
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Deakin House

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.

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    30 October: 11:00am on Lifestyle
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    31 October: 1:55am on Lifestyle
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    24 November: 7:30pm on Lifestyle
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Inverloch Sand Dune House

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.

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    30 October: 8:30pm on Lifestyle
Videos (4)
Galleries (1)
Articles (4)

Northcote Vinegar Factory

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.

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    31 October: 11:00am on Lifestyle
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    1 November: 1:25am on Lifestyle
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Tallebudgera Valley Queenslander, QLD

Series 7 · Episode 11

Doug and Yvette have lived on their idyllic 10 acre property in the Gold Coast for the last two years. On a whim they bought a 100 year old house, that will now make the 130km journey to its new home on the back of a truck.

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    2 November: 9:30pm on Lifestyle
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South Melbourne Brick House

Series 4 · Episode 2

Greg, a former bricklayer is passionate about two things – his family (partner Emma & their 4 yr old son Archie), and...bricks.

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    6 November: 8:30pm on Lifestyle
Videos (4)
Galleries (1)
Articles (4)

French Island Barge, Vic

Series 7 · Episode 12

With his own machinery and help from family and friends, Mike plans to build a large spotted gum clad home, in an off grid, koala filled paradise. However, he faces the challenge of transporting the materials via barge.

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    9 November: 9:30pm on Lifestyle

Torrens Park Modern Mansion

Series 4 · Episode 3

Hoteliers Richard and Denise have knocked down the family home in the Adelaide Hills and are re-building an even bigger version, despite the fact their kids are grown.

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    13 November: 8:30pm on Lifestyle
Videos (4)
Galleries (1)
Articles (3)

Stanley Windmill, Tas

Series 7 · Episode 13

Phillip lives in a quirky cluster of buildings -a shed and a heritage listed windmill. With the help of his architect friend Greg, they will link the historic structures into a contemporary, cohesive whole.

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    16 November: 9:30pm on Lifestyle
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Hornsby Heights Adobe

Series 4 · Episode 4

Ardent collectors Kerry and Judy have a passion for Sante-fe style, mud houses even though they live on a sloping bush block on Sydney’s north shore.

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    20 November: 8:30pm on Lifestyle
Videos (4)
Galleries (1)
Articles (4)

Coombs Curtain Wall House, ACT

Series 7 · Episode 14

When it comes to his family home, IT engineer Damien wants it filled with every hi tech feature. Computer controlled blinds, a two storey spiral glass staircase, and a custom air powered laundry chute.

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    23 November: 9:30pm on Lifestyle

Richmond Inner City

Series 4 · Episode 5

Darren and Ruth Rogers have almost polar opposite views about what their new house should be. Darren wants all the bells and whistles – home cinema, wine cellar, even a lift. Ruth wants chickens, a vegetable garden and a hills hoist. Finding a design that will satisfy both of them and their young son Raymond, is their shared aim.

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    27 November: 8:30pm on Lifestyle
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Galleries (1)
Articles (3)

The Graceville Container

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.

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    30 November: 9:30pm on Lifestyle
Articles (5)