The industrial looking designs by Cabin Habit have proved a hit with readers of this website, and so it comes as no surprise they have also proved a hit with voters in the Shed of the Year Competition sponsored by Cuprinol.
The Oazis range from Croatian Cabin is a modular building system which allows virtually any configuration of garden room to be created, including living units with kitchen, shower room and bedrooms.
Often a garden room takes the spot in the garden where a garden shed might otherwise sit, and whilst a garden room will enhance your lifestyle you’ll still need an area to store bikes, tools and the lawnmower! But there is a solution…
One of the long list of possible uses for a garden room is as a home cinema, no more queuing at your local cinema as the latest blockbuster awaits at the bottom of the garden! Many garden room suppliers have built garden rooms for use as home cinemas and a few actually offer cinema packages with all the latest equipment you’ll need.
There is a growing demand for contemporary garden room extensions, often called flat pack extensions they offer many benefits over other types of extension..
Do you need Planning Permission to build your garden room? This is the first question you should ask yourself! In many cases you wont need to apply for Planning Permission but you do need to check your individual circumstances, because whether you do need it or not depends on where you live and the size and shape of the garden room you are planning.
We read with interest on the Rotunda Living Blog that they have transferred from Limited Company status to CIC – Community Interest Company, this is part of their aim not to solely chase shareholder profit, rather invest profits in community and environmental rejuvenation projects – this is a most admirable standpoint and we think makes Rotunda Living unique within the garden room industry
A few months ago we showcased the launch of a new range of curved garden rooms called Cabin Habit, and this weekend you have the chance to take a look around one at Beale Park Boat Show, Pangbourne.
Once you’re new garden room is installed in your garden, your next job is to make sure it is fully insured and protected. People’s first thought is to ring their current insurers and add the room to their policy, but sometimes its not as simple as that, and you find that your current insurer wont cover your garden room.
In this issue we look at the latest elements of garden architecture already being implemented in garden room design, also the modern breed of garden room extension, and we compare different types of garden room construction.
We are having to eat our words with this post, we have been known to say that suppliers who offer standard designs don’t have a great deal of flexibility when it comes to customising their designs, and that if you want a garden room tailored to your individual needs you need to go down the bespoke design route, but we were wrong!
Green Retreats have recently completed this contemporary garden room which is to be used as a lifestyle retreat for the owners, and it certainly looks a wonderful place to chill out!
Last week MOD105 exhibited their unique garden room system at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
Sanctum Garden Studios recently completed a garden studio for animator Sam Moore. Sam blogged about the build on her site www.samanthamoore.co.uk here’s an extract:
It’s exciting for us to witness new innovations in garden room design, whether they be new design features or the use of cutting edge materials, one of the leaders in garden room innovation is Garden Spaces who consistently are pushing the envelope and coming up with new features.