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Grand Designs Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 The Timber Frame Kit House, Newhaven

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Apr 29, 1999
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The Timber Frame Kit House, Newhaven Apr 29, 1999 A couple in Newhaven face a race against time as they build their dream home on windswept cliff-top site in time for the birth of their baby.

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Season 01, Episode 02 The English Barn, Berkshire

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May 6, 1999
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The English Barn, Berkshire May 6, 1999 Kevin travels to Oxfordshire to meet the Randolphs, who built their first house 10 years ago and now, in their 70s, have decided to do it all again!

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Season 01, Episode 03 The Co-op, Walter Segal Houses, Brighton

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May 13, 1999
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The Co-op, Walter Segal Houses, Brighton May 13, 1999 This project was a co-operative venture - 10 young families each put in 30 hours of construction work per week.Kevin travels to Brighton to meet a co-operative of ten young families, including ex-travellers and single parents, who are building both their own and each others homes.A housing association bought the land from the council for £58,000. Paul then worked with the association to put the co-operative together. All the members were people on the council's housing list.

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Season 01, Episode 04 The Water Tower, Coleshill, Amersham

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May 20, 1999
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The Water Tower, Coleshill, Amersham May 20, 1999 Kevin McCloud travels to Amersham, where a couple plan to design an 'invisible' house, blending in with the earth banks of the surrounding reservoirs.

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Season 01, Episode 05 The Eco-House, Suffolk

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Jun 3, 1999
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The Eco-House, Suffolk Jun 3, 1999 A Suffolk couple plan an environmentally friendly house with solar heating, grey water systems and reclaimed materials.

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Season 01, Episode 06 The Chapel, Cornwall

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Jun 10, 1999
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The Chapel, Cornwall Jun 10, 1999 Kevin McCloud travels to Cornwall to visit Gavin Allen and Jane Fitzsimons, who are trying to convert a chapel into a home and a teleworking office for Jane.

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Season 01, Episode 07 The House of Straw, Islington

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Jun 17, 1999
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The House of Straw, Islington Jun 17, 1999 Kevin McCloud is in lslington where Jeremy Till and Sarah Wigglesworth have come up with a highly experimental design for a home/office.

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Season 01, Episode 08 The Glass-House, Doncaster

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Jun 24, 1999
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The Glass-House, Doncaster Jun 24, 1999 Kevin McCloud travels to Doncaster where Michael Hird and Lindsay Harwood are building a futuristic glass and steel house in a suburb of Doncaster.

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Season 01, Episode 09 Revisited - Doncaster: The Glass House

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Nov 8, 2001
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Revisited - Doncaster: The Glass House Nov 8, 2001 Kevin McCloud travels back to Doncaster to catch up with self-builders Michael Hird and Lindsay Harwood and their futuristic glass and steel house in a suburb of Doncaster.

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Season 01, Episode 10 Revisited - Suffolk: The Eco-House

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Nov 15, 2001
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Revisited - Suffolk: The Eco-House Nov 15, 2001 Kevin McCloud travels to Suffolk to revisit a couple who dreamed of building a 100% environmentally friendly house. How far have they managed to stick to their green ideals?

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Season 01, Episode 11 Revisited - Islington: The House of Straw

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Nov 22, 2001
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Revisited - Islington: The House of Straw Nov 22, 2001 Kevin McCloud revisits Jeremy Till and Sarah Wigglesworth in Islington, London. Will they have realised their dream of using straw bales in the construction of their house?

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Season 01, Episode 12 Revisited - Brighton: The Co-Operative Build

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Dec 6, 2001
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Revisited - Brighton: The Co-Operative Build Dec 6, 2001 Kevin McCloud revisits a group of people in a Brighton co-operative who are building their own homes and the homes of their neighbours.

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Season 01, Episode 13 Revisited - Amersham: The Water Tower

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Sep 24, 2002
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Revisited - Amersham: The Water Tower Sep 24, 2002 Kevin is in Amersham to update on a project taken on by Deborah and architect Andrew. Their venture involved designing an 'invisible' house that blended in with the surrounding reservoirs.

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Season 01, Episode 14 Revisited (2) - Islington: The House of Straw

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Oct 15, 2003
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Revisited (2) - Islington: The House of Straw Oct 15, 2003 Kevin McCloud revisits the improbable build of two architects who built their central London house out of straw bales, springs, nappy cladding and silver tin.

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Season 01, Episode 15 Revisited - Berkshire: English Barn

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Oct 29, 2003
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Revisited - Berkshire: English Barn Oct 29, 2003 Kevin McCloud revisits retired couple Denys and Marjorie Randolph, who decided to embark on their final building project, a brand new green oak barn-style house.

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Season 01, Episode 16 Revisited (2) - Amersham: The Water Tower

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Dec 8, 2010
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Revisited (2) - Amersham: The Water Tower Dec 8, 2010 Kevin is in Amersham for a second update on a project taken on by Deborah and architect Andrew. Their venture involved designing an 'invisible' house that blended in with the surrounding reservoirs.

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Season 01, Episode 17 Revisited (2) - Brighton: The Co-Operative Build

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Dec 5, 2012
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Revisited (2) - Brighton: The Co-Operative Build Dec 5, 2012 Kevin saw a ground-breaking co-operative of ten families built their own homes on the edge of Brighton. They where known as 'The Hedgehogs' and were made up of former travellers and those living in insecure accommodation. Kevin catches up with the community over ten years on.

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