The World's Most Extraordinary Homes
Originaltitel: The World's Most Extraordinary Homes
TV-bolag: BBC Two
Längd per avsnitt: 60 min min
Award-winning architect Piers Taylor and actress and property enthusiast Caroline Quentin (who previously presented Restoration Home for BBC Two) explore a range of incredible architect-designed houses in extreme locations around the world.
Whether built into the side of a cliff, nestled in a forest, perched at the top of a mountain or under the earth, these are homes that connect to their environment in a spectacular way.
Each episode of the 4x60 series is themed according to the... (TheTVDB)
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In episode one, their journey starts in the Santa Monica mountains in California, where one homeowner built her dream home from the most unthinkable re-used building material - the wings and tail fins of a disused Boeing 747, which had to be delivered onto the mountain site by helicopter.
In episode two, Piers and Carolines journey starts in an ancient Pine forest just outside Madrid, where the architects brief was to weave this contemporary house among the trees themselves. Clad entirely in basalt and glass, the building reflects the surrounding forest whilst the interior contrasts...
The first stop on their coastal adventure takes Piers and Caroline to an island in Norway, arriving by speed boat for a two day stay in a four bedroom house built on a footprint of just 100 square meters. Built from timber covered with concrete to withstand the extremes of weather as well as the...
In the final episode Piers and Carolines journey starts on the Greek island of Anti Paros, to visit a nine-bedroom house that is hidden beneath the landscape and yet still achieves stunning sea views. As they discover, the green roof allows the underground spaces to be invisible so only the pool...