With most of us stuck indoors yet again, we’re ready to discover our winter binge-watch. It’s easy to forget TV isn’t just a tool for relaxation and procrastination. For those passionate about Architecture and Design, streaming services can be a useful tool to increase your knowledge too. Here’s our top picks of Architecture shows on TV right now, get ready to binge-watch guilt-free!
5. STAY HERE
One for Interior Design enthusiasts, designer Genevieve Gorder and marketer Pete Lormier bring their design and business expertise to give rental homes a much needed makeover. This quick-paced, home-makeover show is a great watch – especially due to Genevieve’s bold design.
4. BIG DREAMS SMALL SPACES
Lockdown has inspired us to look after our green spaces. In Big Dreams, Small Spaces, Horticulturalist Monty Don works with amateur gardeners to help them create the garden of their dreams. Monty shows that limited space, or budget is no issue in growing, planting and digging your perfect green space. Whether you’re interested in Landscape Architecture, plants, or Reality TV, this show is a brilliant light watch.
3. LIVING BIG IN A TINY HOUSE
The small space revolution continues in this bingeable YouTube series. New Zealander Bryce Langston hosts this charming show, exploring small spaces with a particular focus on an eco-friendly lifestyle. Travelling the world on his hunt for ingenious uses of space, Bryce is an expert in finding the best tiny homes around – despite being 6“5!
2. GRAND DESIGNS
A British television institution, Kevin McCloud’s Grand Designs follows elaborate architectural projects from conception to completion. Since first airing in 1999, Grand Designs has followed countless families and couples in their attempts to build or improve their home. Despite trials, tribulations and more-often-than-not going wildly over budget, over the years Kevin has shown us around some genuinely stunning designs.
1. GEORGE CLARKE'S AMAZING SPACES
Inspiring, joyful, and full of achievable invention, George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces explores the extraordinary world of small builds – and we’re not just saying that because he developed our Design for Future Living course! From horse boxes to treehouses, beehives to 'floating Eggs', no space is safe from invention and desire. This heart-warming show is a must-watch.
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