Kevin McCloud is a designer and television presenter who has hosted Grand Designs since the show began 20-years-ago. On the show, he has watched as many different homeowners have attempted to build their dream home. In a commemorative episode to mark 20 years of the show, Kevin revealed the top designs he had seen over the years. Working with so many different properties, Kevin explained what it takes to catch his attention and makes a property stand out.
I get most astonished by those that haven’t been bought but have been made.
Speaking to Express.co.uk, the presenter opened up about the different properties he has seen and why they made an impression.
He explained a property stands out to him if it has been built by the owner and not bought.
Kevin said: “In terms of types of buildings, I get most astonished by those that haven’t been bought but have been made.”
What's more, the designer said a property is most impressive when it has been built using unconventional materials.
“To watch someone ensemble something from bits they’ve bought from the shop is interesting. To craft it and make it is interesting,” Kevin