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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 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.

Thursday
Nov 7
3pm | 2c
Season 5, Episode 6

Honeypot, Fortress, Windmill

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a Hollywood home that would give any intruder nightmares, a house in South Korea which has luck built into it, an 800 year old luxury castle in France and a green house made of stone on an Australian island. Denmark has some very spiky apartments, an old windmill in The Netherlands now looks like a honeypot and Washington has a cottage where Snow White would feel at home. Daylight is built into an Irish home while Germany has a colourful tower, a house in New York has taken more than 250 years to complete and a hard-working Canadian home is a real show-off.

Thursday
Nov 7
4pm | 3c
Season 5, Episode 7

Waves, Bubbles, Saw Mill

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a home making waves in LA, a Danish house which hugs its owners, an Australian residence that enjoys graffiti and a glass bubble house in Spain. An ancient saw-mill in the UK makes a sleek modern home, a French apartment is in orbit over Paris and a house in Seattle loves rust and defies gravity. The owners jump for joy in a Japanese home, a Mexican house is simply divine, old Italian farm buildings have taken on a new life and a home in Arizona has curves in all the right places.

Thursday
Nov 7
5pm | 4c
Season 5, Episode 9

Butterfly, Mountain, Violin

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a New York apartment designed around a violin, a South African home with a butterfly roof, a modern home in Portugal with echoes of its past and a disappearing dwelling in Australia. A home in England was built 200 miles away while an Italian residence was begun 200 years ago and a house in Idaho occupies less than 200 square feet. A Spanish home is wrapped around a mountain, a Korean studio apartment is designed to look like it's falling down, the view from a house in France is through a swimming pool and a Californian home is artfully perched on a cliff.

Thursday
Nov 14
6am | 5c
Season 5, Episode 10

Secret, Shoe, Art

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes an ultra-modern home with a secret in Massachusetts, a luxurious old French chateau, a Spanish house that looks like a work site and a futuristic home in Austria. A house in Korea has holes in the roof to let the rain come in, a Californian home has landed in the desert and a Swedish one fits its surroundings like a shoe. An Italian home has been designed to make a splash, a residence in Oregon is art as well as housing it, a house in Japan is stacked up high and an Australian home makes a big point.

Thursday
Nov 14
7am | 6c
Season 5, Episode 11

Insect, Mountain, Binoculars

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a New York residence that looks deceptively like a traditional ranch, a home in France sheltering under a mountain of limestone, an Australian house which resembles a giant insect crawling towards the sea and a Russian apartment that majors in iron, steel and jewellery. A South African house is sitting on a lion's head, a Canadian home was built before it was designed and an Italian villa looks like a pair of giant binoculars. An apartment in Queen's is fit for French royalty, a South Korean residence is gathering clouds, a house in Germany seems to hover off the ground and a home in Idaho is climbing up a hill.

Thursday
Nov 14
8am | 7c
Season 5, Episode 12

Gold, Turtle, Palace

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a house like a turtle in Idaho, a 70's style underground home in France, a modern German house right by the old Berlin Wall and a South African residence with palatial ideas. A South Korea home makes an art of inside out, a Californian house strikes gold in the desert and Russia has a jewel-box apartment. An Italian home is 500 years new, a house in Australia is all about a bridge while one in Japan has very narrow views and a Connecticut home is going two ways at once.

Thursday
Nov 14
9am | 8c
Season 5, Episode 13

Wine, Snow, Sunshine

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a 100 year old mansion off the coast of Rhode Island, an ancient wine cellar hiding a bright new home in Portugal, a futuristic seaside house in Australia and a French apartment with towering views over Paris. A South African residence has a snow-deck but no snow, a Californian home manipulates sunshine and a tiny home in South Korea is entirely underground. A workshop full of boxes creates a stylish home in London, the environment invades a house in Sweden, a Japanese dwelling looks like it's been sliced in two and a home in Montana is built to take on every kind of weather.

Thursday
Nov 14
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 1

Italian Castle, Revolving Home, Ferry Boat

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.

Thursday
Nov 14
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 2

Red Rock House, Concrete Home, Log Cabin

The word extreme means different things to different people, and to these homeowners it means pushing the envelope as far as possible. From a home carved right into the side of a red rock canyon to one that is built completely underground, a home suspended in mid-air to one that is completely concrete, take an up-close look at some of the world's most spectacular houses and find out what makes them all so unique.

Thursday
Nov 14
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 3

Colorado Cliff House, Cargo Container Home and Whale House

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 cliffside home perched on top of a waterfall to one that is built out of cargo containers, from a home in the middle of a Brazilian rain forest to one that looks like a whale, find out what makes these homes so unique.

Thursday
Nov 14
1pm | 12c
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
Nov 14
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 5

Pod House, Shell, Nomad Cube

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a Brazilian home shaped like a white box , a house in Vermont that's a palatial palace in the snow, an oasis in Phoenix built between two huge mountains and a pod house in New York straight out of a sci-fi movie. Sweden gives us a home that with a turn of a crank extends out like an accordion, Mexico has an underground home shaped like a flower, there's a home in Austria whose owners can pick up and move anywhere, and in the Arizona desert a there's house that looks like a dozen colorful Easter eggs. On the island of Grenada, we'll find a castle on the sand, in the Brazilian rainforest, a house that is suspended in mid-air and on the island of Hawaii, a shell house that takes beach living to a whole new level.

Thursday
Nov 14
3pm | 2c

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