A third season of eight episodes aired in 2017. In more recent series, McCloud revisits past unfinished builds once they have been completed and may stay overnight. It launched in on 21—23 September 2012 and returned to Sydney on 5—7 October 2012. Year Award Category Recipient Results Ref. He makes a final visit to the site in its finished or near-finished state, once the occupants have moved in. Once ground work commences, he visits the site periodically, following the build progress, noting any changes, hitches or delays; the build frequently runs over budget and completes later than scheduled.
The episodes are generally included in the Grand Designs seasons, but can be promoted as a separate show. At the beginning of an episode, McCloud meets the clients embarking on the project; he visits the site with them, and discusses the plans for the building. The first season consisted of 8 x 60 minutes episodes. From the beach, to the mountains, and the hills in between. The most popular programme of the series for both Kevin McCloud and viewers was Ben Law's home with a sweet chestnut frame made from his own woodland, and costing very little. This was broadcast as episode 3 of series 3. A computer or view of the intended project is shown.
Grand Designs New Zealand is a series about New Zealanders taking on the challenge of building their own unique and inspirational homes. . If a house is unlikely to be completed before filming finishes, it will often be revisited in a later episode. The programme has been presented by since it first aired in April 1999, and 198 episodes have been broadcast in nineteen series. Aired in the first half of 2019 on Channel 4.
A tour of the house is then given; McCloud brings the episode to a close summarising the house, its construction, and his opinions. Series 13 2013 and Series 14 2014 are available in the on. Archived from on 18 October 2011. As the name suggests the series concentrated on the interior transformation of these properties. To accompany the event Channel 4 broadcast two live daily programmes directly from the show, Grand Designs Live: Today and Grand Designs Live. Grand Designs charts the in-depth process of creating these unique homes, and the personal journeys of those building them.
Since then over one hundred episodes have been produced and broadcast in nineteen series so far. He visits again once the building is made watertight, and the and have commenced. Design and media personalities , and are show ambassadors. The exhibitions showcase contemporary design and technology for the home and garden, along with hundreds of stands for suppliers and manufacturers to promote their goods and services. The nine-day Grand Designs Live 2008 event, held at London's ExCeL, attracted over 100,000 visitors.
Grand Designs Live launched in Australia in on 21—23 October 2011. Only containing six episodes, this series was broadcast in 2001. The second season premiered on 25 September 2016 and also consisted of 8 x 60 minutes episodes. McCloud will often do a concentrating on any unique materials or features in the house. The properties featured in Grand Designs are hugely varied in style and design, from underground homes to converted to buildings constructed in methods of ; the only common factor is that they are all unusual or extravagant. . .
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