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Grand Designs host Kevin McCloud reveals his favourite house

'Jacob's Ladder', designed by architect Niall McLaughlin, has been descirbed by Grand Designs host Kevin McCloud as the home that took his breath away. The indoor pool extends out like a diving board through the tree canopy.

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Kevin McCloud's clifftop cabin constructed from cast-offs

Kevin McCloud’s new house may not be a grand design, but it’s certainly a cunning one.

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Grand Designs: inside the 'truly magical' 40ft-high tree house

After 16 seasons of Grand Designs you might think Kevin McCloud had seen it all. But the “big, proper, grown-up treehouse” featured in the first episode of the new series got the presenter so excited he practically fell out of it. The large larch-clad home 40ft up in the trees took more than two years to build on an overgrown, neglected half acre of land in the heart of a Gloucestershire town – a site that plumber Jon Martin spotted as a child growing up in Dursley and which four decades…

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"The really interesting greys, however, are those made with purple. They have a warm, brownish cast that flatters flesh tones and brings natural woodsy materials to life." Kevin McCloud.

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Kevin McCloud: Britain's best houses of 2015

Dundon House, Somerset, designed by Graham Bizley, the owner. Nominated for the RIBA House of the Year 2015

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