Grand Designs Season 4 Episode 8 - Dorset: An Idiosyncratic Home

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Synopsis: Amid 55 acres of organic farmland in the New Forest, Lizzie Vann and Mike Thrasher set out to build an idiosyncratic home. They wanted a house that would reflect their love of travel and eastern cultures, yet blend into the very English countryside around them. Their first proposal, for a wooden Japanese house, was refused planning permission, but after three years of adapting their ideas with architect David Underhill, they were finally ready to build. Their ingenious design was in three sections: a living wing, a bedroom wing and a romantic tower. Series featuring the challenges faced by eight people designing and building their dream houses.

Air Date: March 10, 2004

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