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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 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
Nov 14
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.

Friday
Jan 2
8am | 7c
Season 4, Episode 9

Mushroom, Pie, Foam, Fins

From the dazzling to the daring, to the downright bizarre, we're inside the world's most extreme homes. This amazing assortment includes a Californian house covered in wrap-around art, home in Spain shaped like a slice of pie, a space in Australia where wooden fins block the sun,and a Japanese home shaped like a mushroom. We go to a modern jungle cabana in Mexico a a foam covered house in New Mexican, and a castle in Belgium. Seventeen domes come together to form a home in Italy, a triangular house perches on a tiny sliver of land in Canada, a residence in Oregon looks out through the "eye of God" and Scotland has a home in a 200 year old observatory.

Friday
Jan 2
9am | 8c
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 glass bubble house in Spain, an ancient saw-mill turned sleek modern home in Wales and a French apartment in orbit over Paris.

Friday
Mar 6
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 12

Giant, Plastic, Surprise

This amazing assortment of homes includes a plastic home in Ireland, a Japanese home that resembles a slice of pie, an Australian home floating in the treetops and an old tin shack in California that hides a life of luxury.

Friday
May 29
10am | 9c
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.

Friday
Jun 12
9am | 8c
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 disappearing dwelling in Australia and a Spanish home wrapped around a mountain.

Friday
Jul 10
11am | 10c
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
Jul 24
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 13

Space Age, Caves, Rubber Roof

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a house in Woodstock where color has run riot, a Czech home that hides from its neighbors, while an Australian one is a mother's dream come true and a residence in Charleston has a magnetic attraction. A Spanish villa sports an orange and blue rubber roof, Scotland has a home hanging off the edge of a 125 foot tall cliff, a French residence is both greenhouse and cave dwelling at the same time and Germany has a house you can take with you on your journey through life. A house in Brazil looks ready to leap off a hillside, you can move the walls of an English residence at will, an Indonesian dwelling is a little slice of Paradise and upstate New York has a home that fuses urban style with rural space.

Friday
Oct 16
8am | 7c
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
Jul 15
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 4, Episode 4

Sandbag House, Modern Igloo, Boomerang, Gothic Tower

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a hi-tech party house in California, an English residence inside a Gothic tower, a Swedish island home that was used in a Hollywood movie and an Australian house shaped like a boomerang.

Friday
Aug 12
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 5, Episode 13

Wine, Snow, Sunshine

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes an ancient wine cellar hiding a home in Portugal, a futuristic seaside house in Australia, a South African residence with a snow deck and a home in Montana built to take on every kind of weather.

Friday
Sep 2
6:30am | 5:30c
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.

Wednesday
Jan 17
7am | 6c

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