Kevin McCloud's Man Made Home

Kevin McCloud's Man Made Home

4 Episodes

Watch Kevin's bold attempt at building a sustainable eco-friendly shed in the woods using only the materials locally available in the woodland where the shed was to be built, or by using only recycled materials.

Kevin McCloud's Man Made Home
  • Kevin McCloud's Man Made Home Series 1 - Episode 1 - A Dream

    Episode 1

    With mains electricity and gas not an option for his bolt hole, Kevin hopes to make biodiesel for a lamp from the huge stinking 'fatbergs' that clog up the city's sewers. For the cabin's structure, Kevin cuts down two ancient oaks, and starts putting together the wooden shell of the building. He ...

  • Kevin McCloud's Man Made Home Series 1 - Episode 2 - The Basics

    Episode 2

    Kevin needs a solid, durable floor, a window to let in natural light, and most important of all, the heart of the home, a fire for heat. As Kevin wants to reuse, repurpose and recycle as much of his building as possible, he decides to turn a 1930s heavy steel safe into a wood burning stove.

  • Kevin McCloud's Man Made Home Series 1 - Episode 3 - Now Warmth

    Episode 3

    Kevin's cabin is now habitable, but he has yet to add the vital furnishings to turn it into a comfortable home. And more pressingly, he has nothing to cook with. It's time for some fiendishly clever off grid solutions. With Kevin's cabin not connected to electric or gas, he examines a leftfield e...

  • Kevin McCloud's Man Made Home Series 1 - Episode 4 - Some Luxury

    Episode 4

    It's an off grid marvel, but what he really wants is a hot tub he can relax in, sip red wine and stare at the setting sun with his friends. He heads off to find a unique solution for his hot tub at an airfield graveyard, while making a luxury bath robe out of alpaca wool and fashioning a 'drop do...