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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

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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 4 Summary

Castles in the air... 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.

  • Episode 1 - Waterloo, 2004

    Kevin McCloud looks at a couple's plans to turn a crumbling, disused violin factory in central London into a Manhattan loft-style living space.

  • Episode 2 - Esher, 2004

    Kevin McCloud follows a couple who have built houses before, but never on this scale. Their new 'Huf Haus' is designed and made in Germany but delivered for assembly in Surrey.

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    Episode 3 - Amersham, 2004

    Having already made one programme about amateur self-builder Tom Perry, Kevin McCloud returns to find out the latest about his extraordinary project, now a year behind schedule.

  • Episode 4 - Edinburgh, 2004

    Kevin McCloud meets a couple planning to buy a wreck of an old stone building in Leith, Edinburgh, to turn into their dream home, despite a total lack of building experience.

  • Episode 5 - Clapham, 2004

    Kevin McCloud meets Anjana and David Devoy who, having outgrown their tiny Victorian house in Clapham, plan to build a modern, minimalist home in their back garden.

  • Episode 6 - Hastings, 2004

    Former Pet Shop Boys manager Tom Watkins and his partner Darron have spent years dreaming of building a modernist, Bauhaus-inspired white cube, but will it feel like home?

  • Episode 7 - Glasgow, 2004

    Kevin McCloud follows a couple who have found a plot with a view to die for on the west coast of Scotland. The trouble is, they are not sure what kind of house they want.

  • Episode 8 - Dorset, 2004

    Kevin McCloud meets a couple who have spent 15 years planning their dream home - an exotic and inspired wooden-framed house - but is the New Forest ready for such a Grand Design?