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Thu Oct 16 17:58:21 2014 UTClccn-n970584530.10Kensington0.210.47[Bristol]75600445n 970584534357302lccn-n88074355Hall, Brian1959-lccn-n90622403McCloud, Kevinlccn-n86808560Channel Four (Great Britain)lccn-no2004108476Talkback Thames (Firm)lccn-no2010152500Spaulding, Ethanlccn-no2010202009Studio 4°C (Firm)np-richardson, kevin michaelRichardson, Kevin Michaellccn-no2012104208Pirruccello, Eamonlccn-no95005960Warner Home Video (Firm)lccn-no2004070260Murphy, TabHall, MadeleineDramaHall, MadeleineToddlersChild developmentToddlers--DevelopmentArchitecture, DomesticQuests (Expeditions)CatsHousing rehabilitationDwellings--RemodelingBuildingFather and infantInfants--DevelopmentGreat BritainDwellingsEnglandBuildings--Remodeling for other useHouse constructionDwellings--Design and constructionBuildingsEngland--SurreyEngland--PeterboroughPrefabricated housesEngland--YorkshireSustainable buildingsEngland--BristolEngland--HampshireWooden-frame houses--Design and constructionEngland--Isle of WightEngland--CambridgeshireEngland--BrightonEngland--CumbriaStraw bale housesItaly--PugliaEngland--BathEngland--MaidstoneDwellings--Barrier-free designEarth sheltered housesEngland--LondonArchitecture--Conservation and restorationScotlandGuesthousesCastlesBarnsHousing, CooperativeEcological housesEngland--Cotswold HillsBarns--Remodeling for other useScotland--KillearnEarth sheltered houses--Design and constructionSustainable architecture19971998199920042008200920102011201220136325778791.4575PN1992.771502ocn794778625visu20120.12ThunderCatsDramaLion-O, Tygra, Cheetara and Panthro continue their quest, now armed with the Book of Omens to lead the way. Their journey leads them to the outer wastelands, magical forests and even to other dimensions where mysteries are revealed and new challenges are presented654ocn746641307visu20110.20Grand designsThe eighth series of this successful show includes one of the most challenging houses ever seen on Grand Designs a home in the middle of the Cotswolds countryside planned to be built underneath a collapsing ruined 300 year old barn383ocn719821758visu20100.19Grand designsGrand Designs gives an unparalleled insight into how elaborate and complicated design concepts work in practice and the sometimes very emotional journey taken by the homeowners to achieve their dream52ocn668167446visu20090.24Yorkshire"Not everyone gets to live out their childhood dreams, but in 2004 Francis Shaw did exactly that when he bought a crumbling castle on English Heritage's Buildings at Risk register, to restore. Little did he know what he was letting himself and his family in for by taking on this project. Set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, the peel tower dates back to the 15th century and was protected as a Scheduled Ancient Monument. It took months of red tape wrangling before Francis finally got permission to start working on the building, but with the rubble barely cleared, one of the enormous 700-year-old walls collapsed showing just how much of a labour of love this project was going to be. Two and a half years after Francis and his wife Karen moved in, Kevin McCloud returns to find out that the spiralling costs of restoring the castle has meant the fairytale life is nothing like Francis's dream"--ABC TV website52ocn658154813visu20080.24Peterborough"John and Terri Westlake never intended to self-build. They were looking to buy a house near Peterborough, in the county of Cambridgeshire, when they came across a tumbledown cottage backing onto woodland, with great views across open countryside. They immediately fell in love with the location, despite the cottage being ill-suited to their needs as a family, so they decided to knock it down and in its place build a contemporary wooden box, with one wall entirely of glass to take advantage of the fantastic views. But John and Terri had a problem - having bought the land, they didn't have enough money to build the house, so they decided to take a huge risk and borrow against the value of the finished house. In addition, they would live on next to nothing, pouring all their precious earnings into the build. Due to the usual delays, the build took five months longer than they had hoped, and just as they were about to finally move into their modest box of a home, Terri discovered she was pregnant. Lovely as the house was, it was not going to be big enough. Five years on, Kevin McCloud goes back to visit the Westlakes and discovers they have expanded the house. Their clever extension has transformed their rigid wooden box into a flexible living space and provides more than enough space for the family"--ABC TV website32ocn695919655visu20090.19Hampshire"Cheryl Robson and Alex Reay decided to get out of the rat race and move from London to country Hampshire to lovingly restore a medieval thatched cottage into their dream home. But just before their first child was due the house burnt down and Cheryl and Alex lost everything. Amazingly they decided to rebuild and start all over again. Second time around they took the opportunity to transform the cottage into a spectacular modern home, with large contemporary windows and of course, a brand new thatched roof and chimney. Already in debt, Alex project managed the build despite having never done it before while Cheryl continued to work in London. When they finally finished the rebuild, they were left with a huge debt. Eighteen months after they moved back into their house, Kevin McCloud returns to see whether Alex and Cheryl have found a way to repay their debts and whether, despite years of heartache, they are now able to enjoy the good life"--ABC website32ocn695919652visu20080.19Cumbria"Kevin McCloud revisits an unusual building in the wild open countryside of Cumbria, one of the most beautiful regions in the UK. Helen and Phil Reddy wanted their home to make the most of the spectacular views, but they also wanted it to be ecologically friendly with no heating bills. Their solution was to build an earth-sheltered home, with most of the house built into the hillside. The big challenge was to draw light into the building and at the same time keep the wet out. Helen and Phil used large quantities of concrete and waterproof membranes to protect their home against leaking, and sunk light wells into the back of the building to provide them with a modicum of light. But would this building survive and would the technologies deliver the ecological lifestyle so desired by Helen and Phil? Five years on, Kevin McCloud goes back to the wilds of Cumbria to see how Phil, Helen and their new brood have adapted to underground living"--ABC website32ocn695919656visu20090.19Cambridgeshire"Kevin McCloud revisits a couple who built a spectacular oak frame and straw bale hexagonal house in the Cambridgeshire Fens"--ABC website32ocn271748274visu20080.47[Bristol]"Martin Pease is a successful commercial architect, used to designing large scale prestigious projects. However, he's about to embark on a much more personal project - a one-off customised house for his family. Kevin and his wife Katherine discovered their plot of land after a five-year search - situated in one of the most exclusive and expensive parts of Bristol, it's a rare find. The design Martin has come up with is not the obvious choice for a family - a giant sugar cube-like construction where everything in it is white and open plan. Determined to keep on schedule and budget, Martin uses his experience of designing commercial buildings to build his own home. He uses materials and systems more commonly seen in office builds. Everything is thought through, pared down, and designed to maximise efficiency and light. It's a high concept design and difficult to pull off. Will it work?"--edited from ABC website33ocn754591978visu20110.19Isle of Wight Cotswolds"Architectural designer Lincoln Miles and his partner, artist Lisa Traxler, bought an uninspiring 1970s bungalow on the Isle of Wight. It's set on a prime piece of land, surrounded by unspoilt ancient woodland, and Lincoln and Lisa fell in love with bungalow and location and set about up-scaling the property to suit their needs. As well as transforming the old bungalow into a contemporary new home, they added a three-story 'tower' extension that nestles in the tree tops. Lisa and Lincoln were brave enough to embrace alternative materials and try their hands at some unconventional techniques. Two years since his last visit, Kevin returns to the Isle of Wight to see if Lisa and Lincoln's building techniques have paid off and whether or not smothering part of the tower in yoghurt and cow poo was a good idea"--EnhanceTV website32ocn277162859visu20080.47[Bath]"Tiffany Wood and her husband Jonny have chosen Bath as the location to build themselves a striking Modernist home, not far from the city centre. Rather than go down the traditional building route, they opt for a German pre-fabricated bespoke house with great green credentials. However, before they can even think about building their house they have to prepare their site - a fiercely steep hillside. Tiffany and Jonny embark on the biggest project that Grand Designs has ever seen. The weather turns bad and disaster strikes. Their neighbour's wall collapses in a storm. The resulting damage could cost Tiffany and Jonny greatly. Determined to carry on even through 80 tonnes of extra mud, Tiffany and Jonny persevere, and a year into their project, are finally able to go to Germany to choose their house. With the promise of the house taking only five days to construct on site, hopefully their build will now run smoothly"--edited from ABC website32ocn695922347visu20080.19Surrey"When Philip Trail, a young father of two, was diagnosed with a brain tumour, he and his wife Angela decided to sell their London home and start a healthier, less stressful life in the country. They moved to a village in Surrey to be close to Philip's family, and decided to renovate a 150-year-old threshing barn. Rather than a barn conversion, it was more of a barn inversion. Philip and Angela wanted to create a contemporary home within the shell of the Grade II listed barn, and had to come up with a clever solution that would meld the new with the old. Their architect took inspiration from a wasp's nest tucked away in the eaves of the barn. He came up with the idea of creating two bedroom pods connected by a dramatic walkway, leaving the vast interior of the barn as an open plan living space. Everything about the build was healthy and organic, from the materials used to build it, to the paint used to decorate it. Philip, a perfectionist, made sure his builders delivered a beautifully finished house. Five years later Kevin McCloud returns to see whether the Trail family have succeeded in turning this rather perfect building into a family home, and whether it has enabled them to pursue the lifestyle they so badly needed"--ABC website32ocn695919653visu20090.19Killearn"In 2005, Jim Fairfull, a businessman, and his wife Simone set out to build a glass pavilion by a loch in Scotland. Jim was suffering from a stress-related disease and hoped that living in a tranquil setting might cure him of his condition. But there is nothing tranquil about the process of building, and with such a beautiful location it was a challenge to find a design that would do it justice and appease the local planners. But Jim and Simone managed to come up with a design that kept everyone happy. Jim's illness threatened to flare up the longer the duration of the build. Nevertheless he gave his builders a free rein with the schedule and allowed them the time to handcraft every detail. Three years after Jim and Simone moved into their lake house, Kevin McCloud goes back to see if the loch pavilion has delivered all it promised: a cure for Jim and a healthy, tranquil life for his family"--ABC website21ocn277162803visu20080.47[Monmouth]"Inspired by their love of the past, gothic architecture and horror movies, Jo and Shaun Bennett decide to build an Addams Family-style house, complete with stained glass window, huge stone fireplace and a massive oak staircase adorned with gargoyles. They plan to do all of this on just 400,000 pounds including buying their block of land. Despite her lack of experience, Jo, a working mother of two, not only designs the house, but decides to project manage the build as well. With a limited budget and grandiose ideas, Jo soon discovers that building a five bedroom house is going to be a much bigger challenge than she could ever have imagined. She and Shaun remain determined to get the bespoke detailing right, but good craftsmanship doesn't come cheap and they hit serious financial problems that threaten the build and their marriage"--ABC website21ocn277162862visu20080.47[Maidstone]"When you are settled down in your 70s, building a brand new house might not be at the top of your agenda. But Bill and Jean Letley are not only building a new bungalow in their back garden, but are embracing cutting edge technologies to create a super efficient, highly contemporary, easy to live in single storey home. This is especially important for Bill, who is disabled and wants to maintain as much independence as possible. Bill and Jean aren't hiring a builder, instead they're entrusting the whole project to their daughter Jo, and son-in-law Paul, who with little building experience, have to get to grips with numerous technologies that would faze the most experienced of builders. This is no ordinary build and it will be no ordinary bungalow. But for all the technologies, the biggest challenge for Jo, who has given up her PR job in the city to build the house, will be to keep her 'clients' happy"--edited from ABC website21ocn695919649visu20080.19Puglia"Artists David Westby and Leonie (Leo) Whitton bought a derelict olive farm in Puglia, a beautiful region of south-eastern Italy, otherwise known as the 'boot' of Italy. With a meagre budget, David and Leonie planned to transform the property to include a Roman-styled house for themselves and guest accommodation for visiting artists. Three years after Kevin McCloud last visited, he returns to find out if David and Leonie have finished their home and created the artists' retreat they had always envisaged"--ABC TV website21ocn450498277visu0.19Brighton"Barry Surtees, a successful property developer, his wife Julie and their teenage children live in a large comfortable house in Brighton's (UK) most affluent suburb. Barry, who grew up in an orphanage, is driven by a desire to create bigger and better for his family. He decides to build a four storey modern mansion, complete with pool, gym, artist's studio, fantasy bedroom and a Japanese roof garden. But as experienced as Barry is in the building trade, nothing quite prepares him for the pressure of building this monster of a house. During construction, Barry ends up having double hip replacement surgery, material prices escalate and the credit crunch puts pressure on Barry's spending power. Then to top it off, Barry suffers a heart attack and undergoes quintuple bypass surgery, at which point the entire project looks like it might go belly up"--ABC TV website21ocn695919651visu20080.47Walton Huf Haus"David and Greta Iredale are seasoned builders. They built their first house in 1956 and their second, nine years later. Having lived in it for 40 years, the timber house they designed themselves began to rot, so they decided to demolish it and replace it with a prefab. For their final house, they chose a solid, German built, precision engineered Huf Haus. Built in a factory in Germany, each part was constructed by a different team of skilled workers, very much like a car production line. The kit house, complete with doors, windows, fixtures and fittings, was then transported from Germany to site in Surrey and put together like a gigantic jigsaw puzzle. And with the schedule tighter than a pair of lederhosen, the Germans promised to put the entire house together in just six days. True to their promise, the German team arrived at the crack of dawn on the scheduled day but construction was delayed because the British crane driver got lost and arrived five hours late! Working late to make up for lost time, the German team succeeded in erecting the house on time. Impressed by the Germans' efficiency, designer David's next challenge was to personalise the interior. Four years after they moved into their new house, Kevin McCloud returns to see if David and Greta's Huf Haus is still as good as the day it was delivered"--ABC website21ocn781339379visu20100.19Grand designsGrand Designs gives an unparalleled insight into how elaborate and complicated design concepts work in practice and the sometimes very emotional journey taken by the homeowners to achieve their dream22ocn856037150visu20130.10Kensington"In 2010, Claire Farrow and Ian Hogarth embarked on an adrenalin-fuelled journey to build the ultimate fun family home right in the heart of London. Ian's radical design included a dance floor, sauna and DJ booth, but the only plot they could find was someone's back garden at the end of a mews, backing perilously onto a railway line. To get the space for all their toys, they had to dig down to create a huge new basement. Building it proved to be a nightmare as angry locals objected, a digger smashed into a neighbour's wall and an old river re-emerged to make the site resemble a swimming pool. Forced to move in before the house was finished, the eco-technology that would power the house still had to be installed, and Ian's sauna was barely out of its box. Kevin returns to Kensington to find out if Claire and Ian have made peace with their neighbours and whether their multi-story family fun palace is everything they dreamed it would be"--EnhanceTV website2182ocn037115582book19970.28Hall, BrianMadeleine's world : a child's journey from birth to age threeBiographyThe story of the author's daughter's first three years, describing "the transition from infant solipsism to toddler self-absorption to a small person's sociability."--Jacket+-+8405230485793ocn038335534book19980.18Hall, BrianMadeleine's world : a biography of a three year-oldBiographyA bestselling author celebrates his fascination with his child's beguiling development. Like most biographies, Brian Hall's account of his daughter Madeleine begins at her birth. But unlike most biographies, it concludes with her third birthday. Along the way, it describes her intriguing transition from infant solipsism through toddler self-absorption to a small person's sociability. With his trademark subtle humor and novelist's eye for the telling detail, Hall recounts her first laugh, first words, first tantrum, and brings it all to life from the inside out. By speculating on his daughter's perceptions as she grows, Hall gives us insights into the evolution of language, attachments and separations, and a youngster's curiosity and fear. What emerges is a portrait of growing consciousness in action - a universal voyage whose every revelation and frustration is captured with stunning detail and intimacy+-+1169571895324+-+8405230485Thu Oct 16 15:48:06 EDT 2014batch25515