Dream Build is an interstitial series that explores the personal stories of Australians who have pushed the design brief to the limit and beyond, in pursuit of building the home of their dreams.
S01:E01 - Hill House
A new series about Aussies who have turned the dream of building their own home into a spectacular reality. This week features a Melbourne family who have built a futurist house with a backyard transformed by a man made hill.
S01:E02 - House for a Car
Cherise Collins wanted a house designed around her car. And she wanted it on a very steep hillside. So began a partnership with architect Damian Campagnaro which has resulted in a stunning design both inside and outside.
S01:E03 - Goldfields
An innovative architectural design has preserved a piece of Australia's gold rush history by transforming an 1860s ruin in country Victoria near Ullina into a contemporary and lightfilled home.
S01:E04 - Warburton
The Great Wall of Warburton is the backbone of a house built to give its owner a new life. Sitting comfortably in its environment, this country home is the result of a collaborative spirit between owner and architect.
S01:E05 - Maleny House
With spectacular views of the Glass House Mountains, the design of Maleny House was influenced by the philosophies of Zen and Japanese design. It is a beautiful house blending Asian aesthetics with an Australian touch.
S01:E06 - Castlecrag
The redesign of a 1940s family house in Sydney's historic suburb of Castlecrag, including recycling much of the original, creates a new home full of memories perfect for a family with four children.
S01:E07 - East Melbourne
A neglected inner city Melbourne terrace house originally designed by the notable colonial architect Joseph Reid in 1856 is transformed with a brilliant blending of old and new, and the addition of an atrium.