Grand Designs mansion branded ‘ugliest house ever’

GRAND Designs viewers were left amazed tonight when they spotted one huge problem with the “ugliest house” they’d seen on the show.

People on Twitter savaged the design saying it was “bland” and “sterile”, though locals praised the renovated water tower and said it had put their area on the map.

Grand Designs viewers were amazed anybody could live in the sci-fi inspired water tower

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Grand Designs viewers were amazed anybody could live in the sci-fi inspired water tower
It was a passion project for former painter and decorator Dennis

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It was a passion project for former painter and decorator Dennis

Ex painter and decorator Dennis said he had transformed the industrial building in the Norfolk countryside into a home, admitting to the cameras: “I did watch a lot of Thunderbirds, it looks like something a rocket ship should be attached too.”

Inside were polished concrete floors, wrap-around windows and pieces of rusting metal that the couple had salvaged.

The bedrooms were on the lower floors with full length glass walls offering stunning

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Lego fans will soon be able to build this house from the Home Alone movies

LEGO fans can soon build this house from the Home Alone movies.

The 3,955-piece set was designed by Lego fan Alex Storozhuk, 28, and has familiar details of the McCallister home in the 1990s films. 

LEGO fans can soon build this house from the Home Alone movies, in the form of a new  3,955-piece set

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LEGO fans can soon build this house from the Home Alone movies, in the form of a new 3,955-piece setCredit: The Mega Agency
Remember Kevin from the film?

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Remember Kevin from the film?Credit: Rex Features
The Lego set has a minifigure of Kevin and crooks Harry and Marv

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The Lego set has a minifigure of Kevin and crooks Harry and MarvCredit: The Mega Agency

Eight-year-old Kevin — who was played by Macaulay Culkin — features as a minifigure, as do Wet Bandits crooks Harry and Marv.

Classic cat flap and spider scenes can be recreated using the £230 set, available from November 1.

Alex, from Ukraine, said: “Just like every 90s kid, I grew up watching Home Alone and it takes a very special place in my

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HGTV’s Jasmine Roth Demystifies Home Renovation Process With Vibrant Debut Book ‘House Story’ (Review)

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After attracting more than 16 million viewers last year with her series Help! I Wrecked My House on HGTV, designer and builder Jasmine Roth has proven to be a real network star thanks to her fresh and creative styles. From helping transform cookie-cutter houses into custom dream homes to rescuing overzealous homeowners from disastrous DIYs, the California-native has brought her bright, daring flair to every renovation and design for clever, unique solutions. But as she shares her home expertise across TV shows for the network, the designer is ready for her most personal volume, simplifying the home renovation process with fresh tips care of her debut book, House Story: Insider Secrets to the Perfect Home Renovation.

Offering a

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Designed by Legendary Architect Raphael Soriano, Gogol House in L.A. Is Listed for $3.5M

One of the few remaining structures designed by the modernist architect Raphael Soriano has hit the market in Southern California for $3,495,000.

Soriano’s Gogol House in Los Angeles was built in 1939 and stood out from the tract homes being built throughout the area.

“This particular home was one of the first modern homes around Los Angeles, and even the neighbors didn’t know what to make of it,” explains the listing agent, Brian Courville. “Obviously, as time goes on, these kind of homes become very appreciated for their uniqueness and architecture and design.”

So it figures the current owner is a designer who purchased the home in 2011. Over the past decade, the home has been meticulously renovated, while keeping Soriano’s original ideas intact.

“It’s special because it has been preserved, restored, and renovated with respect to what my client feels the architect would have appreciated,” Courville says. “A

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