This series travels the country to discover some of the finest examples of contemporary architecture. From a minimalist glass cube to an unusual modern thatched manor house, we meet a wide variety of people who all share a common dream of living with the cutting edge of architecture and design. Featured are houses which contain an enormous swimming pool in the sitting room, or an unusual two storey egg shape dominating the central core of the house.
Living in these amazing homes can take some getting used to – their owners have to get to grips with computer controlled lighting and heating, recycled building materials and a plethora of high tech gadgets. All of which are supposedly designed to make our modern lives easier and more comfortable, but can sometimes be more of a challenge than a help!... Read more.