About the Show
Presenter Kevin McCloud follows some of Britain's most ambitious self-building projects, as intrepid individuals attempt to design and construct the home of their dreams
Series 11 Summary
Kevin McCloud follows some of Britain's most ambitious self-building projects, as intrepid individuals attempt to design and construct the home of their dreams
Episode 2 - Buckinghamshire 2014
Andy and Nicki Bruce try to build an experimental flood-proof floating house on an island in Buckinghamshire. But building such a complex design on a site with limited access isn't easy.
Episode 5 - North Cornwall 2014
Rebecca Sturrock has returned to her family home in Cornwall, with her partner Gregory Kewish and an ambitious plan. They will transform a small, damp bungalow into a cutting-edge home.
Episode 6 - County Derry 2014
A young farmer and architect in Northern Ireland hopes to make a home out of four large shipping containers welded together to form a giant cross. But his tiny budget is soon under threat.
Episode 8 - Norwich 2014
Natasha Cargill wants to build a home shaped like two enormous periscopes in Norwich, but a limited budget and tight planning restrictions start to take their toll
Episode 9 - Living in The Wild
Kevin looks at the challenges of self-building in the UK's most remote places, meeting the architectural pioneers going to astonishing lengths to live on the edge of society
Episode 10 - Living in The City
Kevin McCloud draws on 15 years of Grand Designs to look at the challenges of self-building in the city. With new visits and new interviews, he reveals which designs work best and why.