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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 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 1
5pm | 4c
Season 5, Episode 1

Glass, Shark, Fortress

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a New York home inspired by a diamond ring, a house in Mexico like a shark, an 800 year old Scottish fortress and a South African home covered in colourful symbols. An Australian house echoes the trees that surround it, an enormous home in Japan has been turned inside out while Colorado has a real cliff-hanger. Four flats combine into one huge Russian residence, a super-strong home in California is made of dirt, a German loft has a glass overcoat and a Canadian home is all set to sail off into the sunset.

Saturday
Nov 17
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 2

Jigsaw, Bubble, Spires

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a Californian home modelled on a spy plane, a Japanese origami-style residence in Northern Ireland, a glass house with no internal walls in The Netherlands and a medieval-inspired new-build in Idaho. Mexico has a whole series of crazily-colored bubble homes, there's a wooden lodge in Denmark that's like a giant jigsaw puzzle and weird spires sticking out of a hillside create a home in Italy. An Australian home got bigger by shrinking, a house in California has been designed to withstand falling trees while one in South Korea has a striped skin and a French chalet takes after-ski luxury to a new level.

Saturday
Nov 17
11am | 10c
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.

Saturday
Nov 17
12pm | 11c
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.

Saturday
Nov 17
1pm | 12c
Season 5, Episode 1

Glass, Shark, Fortress

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a New York home inspired by a diamond ring, a house in Mexico like a shark, an 800 year old Scottish fortress and a South African home covered in colourful symbols. An Australian house echoes the trees that surround it, an enormous home in Japan has been turned inside out while Colorado has a real cliff-hanger. Four flats combine into one huge Russian residence, a super-strong home in California is made of dirt, a German loft has a glass overcoat and a Canadian home is all set to sail off into the sunset.

Monday
Nov 19
9am | 8c
Season 5, Episode 2

Jigsaw, Bubble, Spires

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a Californian home modelled on a spy plane, a Japanese origami-style residence in Northern Ireland, a glass house with no internal walls in The Netherlands and a medieval-inspired new-build in Idaho. Mexico has a whole series of crazily-colored bubble homes, there's a wooden lodge in Denmark that's like a giant jigsaw puzzle and weird spires sticking out of a hillside create a home in Italy. An Australian home got bigger by shrinking, a house in California has been designed to withstand falling trees while one in South Korea has a striped skin and a French chalet takes after-ski luxury to a new level.

Monday
Nov 19
10am | 9c
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
Nov 19
11am | 10c
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.

Monday
Nov 19
12pm | 11c
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.

Monday
Nov 19
1pm | 12c
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.

Monday
Nov 19
2pm | 1c
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.

Monday
Nov 19
3pm | 2c
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.

Monday
Nov 19
4pm | 3c
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.

Monday
Nov 19
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 1

Petals, Boulders, Sail

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a residence hanging from a cliff in New Zealand, a cement castle in the South African wilderness, a hideaway home in Brazil and a house that seems to sail out of the ground in Australia.

Thursday
Dec 6
8am | 7c
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 wrapped in glass, a South African home inspired by a giant beehive and a Mexican home built around a piano.

Thursday
Dec 6
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 3

Rocks, Canvas, Celebrity

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a New York home designed to keep its residents eternally young, a Japanese house that got squeezed upwards and a house in Argentina shaped like a pile of bricks.

Thursday
Dec 6
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 4

Sled, Temple, Houseboat

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a New Zealand house you can move when the going gets rough, a home in Wisconsin that resembles an Egyptian temple, a house in Thailand clad entirely in glass louvers and a subterranean box room in Seattle.

Thursday
Dec 6
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 5

Pyramid, Dream, Cliffhanger

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a residence in The Hamptons with its own pyramid, a home in Australia built to beat the bugs, a house hidden under a 300-year-old barn in England and a Spanish residence hanging right off the edge of a cliff.

Thursday
Dec 6
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 6

Yoga, Ocean Liner, Fossils

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a Swiss residence straight out of a fairytale, an Indonesian home designed on the principles of Yoga, a home in Belgium inspired by the Golden Age of ocean liners and a house in England modeled on a fossil.

Thursday
Dec 6
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 7

Maze, Tank, Chalkboard

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a private haven hidden behind a maze in Australia, a towering residential tank in London, a fisherman's dream home in Florida and a geometrical oceanside classic in California.

Thursday
Dec 6
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 8

Alien, Egg, Tattoo

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a woodland cottage with an invisibility cloak in upstate New York, an egg-themed home in Indonesia, a house in Berkeley that looks like a primitive sea-creature and a Seattle house with a floating putting green.

Thursday
Dec 6
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 9

Rotating, Carnival, Bones

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a home in Canada that bridges an abyss, a Brazilian home where it's carnival time all year round, a Texas home that uses bones as a design feature and a German residence that arrives shrink-wrapped.

Thursday
Dec 6
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 10

Cartoon, Chateau, Bottles

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a house in California that rotates to face the sun, an Indonesian residence made from bottles, a South African home perched in a tree and a bachelor pad in England fit for a secret agent.

Thursday
Dec 6
5pm | 4c

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