Grand Designs on Building a House
Of all the reality TV shows, "Grand Designs" is the only one I enjoy. In it, the camera (and Kevin McCloud) follow the building of some magnificently conceived buildings through design to completion. Check out this page to browse through all the projects covered.
Right now, they are building an "eco-house" in Docklands in six days, in conjunction with the Design & Build exhibition, and this straw fountain is going to be used in the construction. As are crushed mobile phones, so we are told. See the programme website here and a more normal shot of men at work and the current state of the build here.