Peter Maddison - Grand DesignsPeter Maddison

Award-winning architect and host of Grand Designs Australia, Peter Maddison has over 25 years experience in the architecture industry.

During this time, he has worked on a wide range of award-winning residential and commercial projects including Australian Housing Industry Association (HIA) Victorian Home of the Year 2009 and HIA Australian Home of the Year 2010.


About Grand Designs Australia

Building your own house is an epic undertaking, drawing on the self-builder's deepest reserves of endurance, determination and cash. Based on the highly successful UK show and hosted by award-winning architect Peter Maddison, Grand Designs Australia follows the structural, financial and emotional journey over many months of people building their own homes.

One gripping story trails a couple in Sydney who choose to build their home some 900 km away in Melbourne, and then have it transported on a convoy of trucks back to their hometown. Another series highlight follows a struggling family living in the country's toughest yet most beautiful terrain in the Northern Territory, who fight against all odds - financial and the harshest of elements - to build their unique home. It's a house that incorporates its surroundings, literally, with a centerpiece staircase constructed from a fallen eucalypt plant.