Ex-RAF pilot Jon and GP Gill build a New Zealand style hill house on the steep slopes of the Malvern hills in Worcestershire. It proves an emotional rollercoaster ride. The schedule slips and costs snowball, leaving Jon struggling to cope.
Neurologists Penny and Mark reconstruct a derelict old Victorian gatehouse on a steep hill in North London, adding a giant, contemporary black zinc clad box at the back and thus marrying their respective loves of the new and the old.
Chris and Kayo, and their designer Rogan, build a unique Roman courtyard inspired family home near an abbey in South Hertfordshire. Constrained by stringent planning conditions, will Chris and Kayo even like their radical home when it’s finished?
Designers Beth and Andrew rescue a crumbling old Victorian dairy in South East London and convert it into a family house - retaining as much decay as they can. But can they combine ‘shabby chic’ with a home fit for modern living?
Fred and Saffron build an innovative new family home in the Peak District - on a 30 degree slope. It has a traditional top floor in plain sight, with two post-industrial styled floors buried into the thick sloping Derbyshire limestone below.
Joe and Lina take on the London property market. At 83 square metres their clever space saving £160k budgeted home may be the smallest two bedroom house that you’re allowed to build in the capital, but it’ll be theirs, not a landlords.