Grand Designs (Australia)

No design is too ambitious when it comes to creating your dream home. But discovering the hard realities that complicate your plans can often be too much to bear.

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Episodes Season 6

  • 1. Yackadandah

    Artistic brothers bond over a spectacular one bedroom creation at Yackandandah.

  • 2. Harcourt

    Art and Troy are swapping out their life running a grand old Bendigo bed and breakfast for a bold new and dramatically modern enterprise.

  • 3. King Lake

    Dan lost his home in the fire but it was no deterrent from rebuilding five years later. This time he’ll make sure the house is totally flame proof as well as being fully sustainable.

  • 4. East Melbourne Mini Skyscraper

    Ralph Alphonso has grand plans for his 5m x 4m 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.

  • 5. Launceston Substation

    Seasoned renovators Mark and Karen are taking on the challenge of converting a derelict 1920's electricity substation into a cutting edge home - while preserving its history and integrity.

  • 6. Kuitpo Song Tower

    Nick and Kate take inspiration from their vineyard location for the first build. Their architect designed home in the shape of a leaf, with a spine stone wall running through the middle and comes with a singing studio.

  • 7. North Balgowlah Pop Art

    An abiding love of all things 1950’s, especially American design, architecture and art has been a life-long pursuit for dedicated collectors Warwick Noble and Melanie Hughes. If it’s from the 50’s, they collect it, they wear it…or they dance to it! They live in an old fibro house built in the 50’s by Mel’s grandfather. But its boxy design has become too tight for them and their two daughters Evie age 7 and Lola age 9, so they’ve made the decision to build from scratch, and fast track to 50’s modern.

  • 8. Turners Beach Eucalyptus

    Photographer Nigel is building his first house with wife Nina on a site steeped in bushland that will form his inspiration. He's designing the house around a large Eucalyptus tree that will be the focal point.

  • 9. Deakin '70s Retro

    Barbara and Bill love modernist design so they've sought a 70s style architect designed home. Bill has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, so the home's curved roof line and glass entrance is designed for the future.

  • 10. Northcote Vinegar Factory

    Owner/Architect Adrian is passionate about sustainable building. He has grand plans for turning his Vinegar Factory inside out, by creating a four-storey eco-friendly house complete with a series of walled rainforests.

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