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Grand Designs Season 9

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Season 09, Episode 01 The Apprentice Store, Somerset

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Jan 28, 2009
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The Apprentice Store, Somerset Jan 28, 2009 Ian and Sophie Cooper met at university and have since spent their time together enjoying life in London. Ian works as a marketing consultant in telecoms and Sophie is a sales manager for a fashion firm. Both are passionate about design.They’ve done the usual thing of renovating flats and moving on... but three years ago they realised they wanted a different kind of life in a different kind of building.

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Season 09, Episode 02 The Chilterns Water Mill, Oxfordshire

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Feb 4, 2009
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The Chilterns Water Mill, Oxfordshire Feb 4, 2009 Inspired by an illustration on a yoghurt pot, Chris Ostwald decides to build a New England-style water mill in the Chilterns, on a hill and nowhere near any water.

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Season 09, Episode 03 The Newport Folly, Newport

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Feb 11, 2009
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The Newport Folly, Newport Feb 11, 2009 Sarah and Dean Berry grew up on a council estate in Newport. Having moved away to London and made good, they have now returned home 17 years later and bought an 18th century folly - a castle perched on a hilltop. They not only plan to restore the folly to its former glory, but wrap a large modern extension around the original structure, with lots of glass to capitalise on the amazing views.

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Season 09, Episode 04 The Eco Arch, Kent

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Feb 18, 2009
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The Eco Arch, Kent Feb 18, 2009 Kevin McCloud follows the progress of architect Richard Hawkes and wife Sophie, who are moving from London to the Kent countryside to build a hi-tech eco-friendly house with room to grow their own food. Richard also wants their new home to blend effortlessly into the surrounding countryside, concealed beneath a huge arch of clay tiles covered with earth and planted with grass

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Season 09, Episode 05 The Brittany Groundhouse, Brittany

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Feb 25, 2009
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The Brittany Groundhouse, Brittany Feb 25, 2009 Daren Howarth and Adi Nortje are keen to build an earth-sheltered home from recycled materials in Brittany. The house is a very low tech one, mainly constructed from old car tyres.

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Season 09, Episode 06 The Marlborough Farm house, Wiltshire

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Mar 4, 2009
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The Marlborough Farm house, Wiltshire Mar 4, 2009 Dairy farmer Andrew Ainslie and his artist wife Meryl, who run a gallery on their farm, build a modern barn-style farmhouse on their 700 acre farm in the rolling chalk hills of Wiltshire.

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Season 09, Episode 07 The Prefabricated house, Kent

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Mar 11, 2009
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The Prefabricated house, Kent Mar 11, 2009 Mimi De Costa and her husband Andre, a doctor, had spent years looking for a plot of land when they came across a bungalow in Kent.The original bungalowThey bought it for the site - 12 acres of organic pasture and woodland - and started to plan a new home for their sons, Sean and Tye, that would suit a lower impact way of living.But what they're building isn’t going to be a reproduction of the bungalow. It's a squarish, modular building, with glass walls from floor to ceiling. The outside of the building is clad in cedar that will go grey to match the surrounding oak trees.The idea is that by prefabricating most of the house it should be quicker and easier to put together on site. But although it will be precision made, it isn’t a kit house.

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Season 09, Episode 08 Brighton: Ultra Contemporary Mansion

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Apr 8, 2009
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Brighton: Ultra Contemporary Mansion Apr 8, 2009 Barry Surtees wants to build a modern mansion for his family in Brighton, but he is soon battling with escalating material costs, complaining neighbours and finally a heart attack.

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Season 09, Episode 09 Revisited: The Hexagonal Straw Baled House, Cambridgeshire

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Nov 10, 2010
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Revisited: The Hexagonal Straw Baled House, Cambridgeshire Nov 10, 2010 Kevin returns to see how Daren Howarth and Adi Nortje's project has fared four years after they decided to build an earth-sheltered home in Brittany.

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Season 09, Episode 10 Revisited - Weald of Kent: Arched Eco House

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Nov 9, 2011
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Revisited - Weald of Kent: Arched Eco House Nov 9, 2011 Kevin returns to the Weald of Kent and one of the most innovative houses ever featured on Grand Designs: a highly experimental arch-shaped home built from clay tiles.

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Season 09, Episode 11 Revisted: The Thatched Cottage, Hampshire

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Nov 30, 2011
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Revisted: The Thatched Cottage, Hampshire Nov 30, 2011 Kevin McCloud revisits a couple who took on the task of constructing a sustainable house in the Kent countryside. Mimi da Costa managed the project despite a lack of experience, while her husband worked, and intended to have it completed in 16 weeks. But as the build threatened to drag on for months it became unclear whether their home would succeed in blending in and providing them with a greener lifestyle.

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Season 09, Episode 12 Revisted: The Loch House, Killearn

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Revisted: The Loch House, Killearn

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Season 09, Episode 13 Revisited: The Woodman's Cottage, Sussex

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Revisited: The Woodman's Cottage, Sussex

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