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Architectural journalist and critic Kieran Long and award winning architect Piers Taylor are following self-builders as they take on the biggest gamble of their lives.
Anam's baby is due in just a few short months, so it's no longer realistic for her and husband Wajid to share a home with eight members of their family. The pressure is on Wajid's older brother Naim to deliver a new home within their budget - but it's not going to be easy. The house must meet a lot of needs - it must accommodate their extended family, but Wajid also is a local councillor, so at times he needs a public space for entertaining important guests - and to top it all they want a luxurious finish on a par with a Dubai hotel!
Building a home had always been a dream of Sholto's, but when his partner Marcus had to have a double organ transplant, the couple reassessed what's important in life. Their cramped house in the south of England became a thing of the past and they bought a rural patch of land in Scotland, forty miles east of Inverness, with the dream of building their own home.
Andrew and Claire have ditched their nine-to-five lives and gambled everything on a fledgling free-range egg farm - but having overspent just to get the business going, they are still missing one vital piece ofthe puzzle - a family home.
Jo'ann and Andy are attempting to not only build a home from scratch for less than £100k, but also one that will never produce a heating or electricity bill!
Heidi grew up in the idyllic breathtaking countryside near Inverness, but she and husband Steven can't possibly afford a home there. They've decided to try and build one, but their strategy is a risky one. Unable to raise enough savings to secure a mortgage for the build, Heidi's parents have agreed to temporarily remortgage their own home to fund the £70K build cost!
Having spent the last five years living in a caravan, Sue and Tim are setting out to prove they can build a low-cost contemporary farmhouse without scrimping on aspiration.
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