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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 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, one in Texas that uses bones as a design feature and a German residence that arrives shrink-wrapped. A Japanese concept for living has inspired a home in the heart of L.A. while geometry has given a twist to an Australian house and Indonesia has one that made a young boy's dream come true. Florida has an island home where self-sufficiency and luxury living go hand in hand, a residence in Idaho has been built like a fortress to defend against the harsh desert surroundings, there's a house that rises up like a periscope in the Czech Republic and a Dutch home appears to have crash-landed in the countryside.

Friday
Oct 24
9am | 8c
Season 4, Episode 11

Storybook, Eyebrow, Boxes

From the dazzling to the daring, to the downright bizarre, we're inside the world's most extreme homes. This amazing assortment includes a Mexican house that literally lights up. a fairy-tale cottage in Canada fit for a hobbit in Canada, an Australian home that soars over stormy seas and a home shaped like a pile of boxes in Korea. A raised eyebrow adorns a home in Oregon while a modern designer graces a French chateau. Eleven cubes stack up for a house in Spain, traditional decoration goes modern in Russia, and history comes to life in Italy. A house in Colorado was inspired by barnacles and there's a space-station home in the Connecticut woods.

Friday
Dec 12
8am | 7c
Season 4, Episode 2

Canyon, Sculpture, Bridge

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a giant converted synagogue in Miami, a Dutch residence built to mimic an American canyon, an inhabitable sculpture in Canada and a Spanish home that stands tall on stilts.

Friday
Feb 6
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 3

Shipwreck, Leaf, Butterfly

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a house built to mimic a leaf in Utah, a Russian residence that looks like a shipwreck, a suburban home with lofty ambitions in Canada and a Portuguese residence that runs up a hill. A home in Oregon fights nature with nature, an Australian House soars like a butterfly and a Japanese residence is to die for. Arizona has a home blasted clean out of a mountain while Italy has an upside down one, there's a magical house in a German forest and an English castle has been home to the same family for 27 generations.

Friday
Feb 20
8am | 7c
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 and a home in Canada that seems to be on the slide. A South African home is perched in a tree to get the best view of giraffes, a house in London is a cartoon caricature of its neighbors, while a Pennsylvania residence is straight out of a fairytale and there's one in Argentina built around a tree. A house in Seattle has been designed to withstand the fiercest storms, England has a bachelor pad fit for a secret agent, there's an architectural tribute to Roman engineering in Australia and a French chateau looks entirely at home in North Carolina.

Friday
Mar 6
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 4

Sled, Temple, Houseboat

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a residence in Florida where even the family dogs have temperature controlled quarters, a New Zealand house you can move when the going gets rough and a home in Morocco that's been restored to the way it was when President Roosevelt came to dinner. A house in Canada looks like two ships dragged up on a beach while one in Wisconsin resembles an Egyptian temple, a Japanese home is made from sun-dried soil and there's a houseboat like a Manhattan loft in the Czech Republic. A trip to the bathroom in a Mexican home could make you dizzy, a house in Thailand is entirely clad in glass louvers, a Brazilian residence has been all the way around the world and a subterranean box room in Seattle makes a comfortable condo.

Friday
Mar 20
9am | 8c
Season 4, Episode 10

Abstract, Flying, Waterfall

This amazing assortment includes a house in Idaho that dangles off a cliff, an old home in The Netherlands that has been turned into an abstract work of art, a California party pad with water running through it and a Japanese home made from a box and a ball.

Friday
Jun 26
8am | 7c
Season 4, Episode 3

Shipwreck, Leaf, Butterfly

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a house built to mimic a leaf in Utah, a Russian residence that looks like a shipwreck, a suburban home with lofty ambitions in Canada and a Portuguese residence that runs up a hill. A home in Oregon fights nature with nature, an Australian House soars like a butterfly and a Japanese residence is to die for. Arizona has a home blasted clean out of a mountain while Italy has an upside down one, there's a magical house in a German forest and an English castle has been home to the same family for 27 generations.

Friday
Jun 26
10am | 9c
Season 4, Episode 10

Abstract, Flying, Waterfall

This amazing assortment includes a house in Idaho that dangles off a cliff, an old home in The Netherlands that has been turned into an abstract work of art, a California party pad with water running through it and a Japanese home made from a box and a ball.

Friday
Aug 28
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 11

Insect, Mountain, Binoculars

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a home in France sheltered under a mountain of limestone, an Australian house that resembles a giant insect, an Italian villa that looks like a pair of giant binoculars and a house in Germany that appears to hover off the ground.

Friday
Oct 16
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 12

Mystery, Mosaic, Fantasy

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a Canadian home with voluptuous curves, a really skinny house in Belgium, a floating pad in the heart of London and a contemporary cosy cottage in upstate New York. An Indonesian home is made entirely from bamboo while a house in Los Angeles is covered in broken crockery and a New York residence is one big treasure hunt. England has a house within a home, a dwelling in New Zealand is pure fantasy, Norway has a high-tech haven and there's a residence in Massachusetts like an airplane about to take off.

Friday
Aug 5
6:30am | 5:30c
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 Polish house which is little more than a corridor and a home in Australia that was built to beat the bugs. A house in New York features marble floors from the Vatican, one in Switzerland has a library shaped like a ship's prow, an Indonesian home has a staircase inspired by the artist M.C. Escher and there's a house hidden under a 300 year old barn in England. A home in Germany was once a water tower, a Mexican house has a freshwater pond inside while one in Seattle fulfils a young boy's dream and a Spanish residence is hanging right off the edge of a cliff.

Friday
Sep 30
6:30am | 5:30c
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 Spanish house that looks like a work site, a house in South Korea with holes in the roof and a Swedish home that fits its surroundings like a shoe.

Wednesday
Jan 10
7am | 6c

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