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The word "extreme" means different things to different people, and to these homeowners it means pushing the envelope as far as possible. From construction to completion, take an up-close look at some of the world's most spectacular houses ever built — including a modern Italian castle, a seaside house made of refrigerator panels, a floating home that was a ferry boat and a spherical house that revolves with the sun — and find out what makes them all so unique.
Season 2, Episode 1

Rolling Dice, Scorpion, Bunker

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a house with six giant leaves for a roof in Brazil, one in Spain inspired by a freeway, a home in the Arizona desert shaped like a scorpion and a Lithuanian residence that seems to disappear into the forest. Japan offers a house designed to help you stay young, in Holland one architect puts upstairs where the downstairs should be, Thailand has a home that's a luxury bunker, in Florida there's a house you can park your airplane inside, and playing with kids' blocks led to the Rolling Dice House in Australia.

Sunday
Aug 7
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 1

Extreme Homes

The word extreme means different things to different people, and to these homeowners it means pushing the envelope as far as possible. From a modern Italian castle to a seaside house made of refrigerator panels, a floating ferry boat to a spherical house that revolves with the sun, take an up-close look at some of the world's most spectacular houses and find out what makes them all so unique.

Saturday
Dec 31
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 7

Bubbles, Bottles, Bookcases

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a French bubble palace, a house in Virginia where the building materials dictated the style, a Dutch rhomboid-shaped residence and one made from soda bottles in Argentina. Two become one in Hong Kong, while a house in Portugal combines excitement with economy, a home in Wisconsin spirals out from solid stone and an Italian residence is a tiny cube. Australia has a live-in library, a home in Montana combines silver stainless with raw rusty steel and a Japanese house mirrors the world.

Thursday
Jan 12
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 3

Mailbox, Tomb Site, Spaceship

This extraordinary collection of homes from all over the world includes a five hundred year old Lithuanian house in a glass box, while Australia has one inspired by a mailbox, Arizona has a surprisingly cool residence made of steel and Peru pays homage to an Incan tomb. A crescent shape guarantees a view of Mount Fuji from every room in Japan, Chile has one that's a cave, a house and a tent all at the same time while Holland offers spaceship style living and a traditional looking Mar Vista bungalow in LA turns out to be anything but.

Friday
Jan 13
12am | 11c
Season 3, Episode 2

Fish Bowl, Beehive, Piano

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a Las Vegas residence inspired by the European Renaissance, a Japanese house which has been wrapped in glass, a home based on giant beehive shapes made of stacked stones in South Africa and a tiny New York apartment with room to spare. Mexico has a house designed around a piano while a home near Death Valley seems to hover over the desert. There's a 21st Century traditional house in Thailand and a DIY bachelor treehouse in New Zealand. A Bishop's bathing pavilion has been turned into a home in Wales, a four-bedroom family house overlooking the ocean in Chile only cost $120,000 and a 350 year old Moroccan residence has risen from a pile of rubble.

Thursday
Jan 26
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 7

Bubbles, Bottles, Bookcases

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a French bubble palace, a house in Virginia where the building materials dictated the style, a Dutch rhomboid-shaped residence and one made from soda bottles in Argentina. Two become one in Hong Kong, while a house in Portugal combines excitement with economy, a home in Wisconsin spirals out from solid stone and an Italian residence is a tiny cube. Australia has a live-in library, a home in Montana combines silver stainless with raw rusty steel and a Japanese house mirrors the world.

Thursday
Feb 2
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 4

Mud Castle, Sphere, Cave

The word extreme means different things to different people, and to these homeowners it means pushing the envelope as far as possible. From construction to completion, take an up-close look at some of the world's most spectacular houses ever built, from a castle made entirely of mud to a home shaped like a sphere, from one built deep in a cave to a home that looks like a snake, and find out what makes them all so unique.

Thursday
Feb 16
10pm | 9c
Season 2, Episode 6

Cliffhanger, Pod, Hammock

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes an Australian house based on the shape of the letter K, one like a giant Monopoly piece in Portugal, a Californian home inspired by a lotus flower and a Japanese residence that looks like a subway station. A French home looks like an eye gazing over the Mediterranean, Austria has a futuristic portable pod inspired by nomads, there's a house shaped like a hammock in Paraguay and South Africa has a high-tech mountain house. A closet project turned into a whole house in California, a fairy tale inspired a snake-like home in Lithuania and a car elevator leads to a cliff-face residence in Laguna Beach.

Thursday
Apr 20
8pm | 7c
Season 3, Episode 3

Rocks, Canvas, Celebrity

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a residence in New York designed to keep its residents eternally young, a Japanese house that got squeezed upwards, concrete blocks have been used as a design feature in a Seattle home and France has one that has been treated like a blank canvas by its artist-owner. The owners of a Swedish home love living on the edge, there's a house in Argentina shaped like a pile of bricks and another like an urban tree house in South Africa. The rocky landscape has inspired a residence in New Zealand while some homeowners in Los Angeles have built an entire new wing just to house their art collection, the facade of an Australian house is covered with a huge picture of a Hollywood celebrity and steel cocoon meets over sized fence in a very unusual Austrian residence.

Sunday
Apr 23
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 2

Hideaway, Body House, Pyramid

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes an Australian house wedged into the dunes, a corregated steel residence in Japan, a house in a cave where outlaws used to hide in Arkansas and a pocket skyscraper in Thailand. An Italian alpine chalet mirrors the mountains, Vietnam has a house which is an evolving work of art while one in Massachusetts is a sculpture. A curved glass pavilion in Switzerland melts into the landscape and Ohio has a pyramid fit for a pharaoh. There's a body-shaped home in Holland, Florida has a tranquil haven that deflects hurricanes and one home has everything as its opposite in Lithuania.

Thursday
May 11
10pm | 9c
Season 2, Episode 7

Bubbles, Bottles, Bookcases

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a French bubble palace, a house in Virginia where the building materials dictated the style, a Dutch rhomboid-shaped residence and one made from soda bottles in Argentina. Two become one in Hong Kong, while a house in Portugal combines excitement with economy, a home in Wisconsin spirals out from solid stone and an Italian residence is a tiny cube. Australia has a live-in library, a home in Montana combines silver stainless with raw rusty steel and a Japanese house mirrors the world.

Thursday
May 25
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 1

Rolling Dice, Scorpion, Bunker

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a house with six giant leaves for a roof in Brazil, one in Spain inspired by a freeway, a home in the Arizona desert shaped like a scorpion and a Lithuanian residence that seems to disappear into the forest. Japan offers a house designed to help you stay young, in Holland one architect puts upstairs where the downstairs should be, Thailand has a home that's a luxury bunker, in Florida there's a house you can park your airplane inside, and playing with kids' blocks led to the Rolling Dice House in Australia.

Saturday
Aug 19
3am | 2c
Season 5, Episode 3

Stone, Stilts, Fortress

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a clapboard cottage in New York that has tripled its size, a Danish apartment block where cars take priority over people, the ultimate in luxury holiday homes in Spain and a house in Italy that has been built around thousand year old olive trees. Ireland has a brand-new house with history in every stone, a South African home relies on stilts for safety while a residence in Massachusetts reflects its neighbours and a modern German giant looks out over a Roman vineyard. A Japanese fortress of a house is built into its boundary walls, an Australian bunker home has been built to withstand forest fires and a giant log cabin realises the Wild West dream in Montana.

Monday
Sep 11
6pm | 5c
Season 5, Episode 4

Chocolate, Fibreglass, Crystal

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a glass pavilion in California, a South Korean house which looks like an ice crystal, a home in South Africa that's given new life to an old railroad and a French House made from concrete that looked like chocolate. A little ranch-house in Idaho is so remote that it has no zip code, an Italian home slides apart to improve the view and Mexico has a strange, tent-like house made entirely out of fiberglass. An Australian home appears to sit inside a giant storage container, a home in Spain brings three families together while one in Northern Ireland resembles a giant eye and a house in the Hamptons is based entirely on triangles.

Sunday
Dec 10
4pm | 3c
Season 5, Episode 5

Boulder, Treetop, Spaceship

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a mountain home in Colorado which couldn't be less like a log cabin, a Mexican factory that's been turned into a luxury home full of folk art, a tree house in Australia with no walls and a home in Ireland hidden behind a huge metal screen. A Soviet-era flat in Moscow is now a state-of-the-art modern apartment, a house in California has a huge boulder in the living room and a Japanese home has no windows at all. A Canadian home is a modern take on the one next door, there's a house in South Korea inspired by a space ship while Germany has one that would be right at home by the Mediterranean Sea and a superstar's love nest in California has hidden secrets.

Sunday
Dec 10
5pm | 4c

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