Spanish architect Jaime and his wife Mimi convert a Grade II* listed folly in Buckinghamshire into a family home. With a wildly optimistic deadline to finish before the birth of their second child, it’s not long before they hit trouble.
Chiropractor Steph and husband Alex try to build a sleek contemporary family farmhouse on Steph’s grandfather’s old farmland, an ambition she’s held for 20 years. But lack of money leads to extended life in a caravan and a total re-design.
Harry and Briony have made a radical move from London to Cornwall with their three young children. But even more radical is the giant American Modernist house they want to build, inspired by cult 80s film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.
Identical twins Nik and Jon build two near identical houses next door to each other in Sheffield. Raised up on steel stilts on the site of an old corn mill, these two extraordinary houses will pay tribute to Sheffield’s industrial past.
Elinor and Born build a hypoallergenic ‘healthy’ home, trying to alleviate their two young sons’ life threatening allergies. Their home will be built with low toxin materials and cutting edge filtration systems to clean the air they breathe.