Grand designs returns to a house made from mud and straw in what has been dubbed one of the most eagerly anticipated revisits in the show s history. Grand designs first followed kevin mccabe and as he embarked upon a build in devon in the spring of 2011 he wanted to create a 10 000sq ft home out of cob a natural building material made from.
The cob castle has been built by the king.
Grand designs cob house completed. Complete with exposed cob counters is. Kevin king of cob mccabe and grand designs uk host kevin mccloud inside the finished cob castle. Kevin mccabde s massively ambitious plans to build the largest cob house on the planet saw the building unfinished and uninhabitable at the end of the 2013 episode of grand designs uk.
Cob mccloud explains to viewers is basically a mix of sand clay water and earth aka mud. People are still talking about the stunning cob house from east devon first featured way back in 2011 on channel 4 s ever popular grand designs show. The property was first featured on grand designs in 2013 but wasn t finished at the show s end prompting presenter kevin mccloud to return this year to catch up on the mccabes kevin mccabe and his ex wife rose frequently clashed in the 2013 episode of the show as the master cob builder s dream project was hit by multiple problems which.