Don’t overlook exterior lighting in your garden room design, its not only practical but really extends the use of a garden room.
how they are made
Thinking of designing and building your own garden room? We have gathered together some resources to help you get started.
The Mökki range of architect designed small garden rooms has proved very popular with readers of The Garden Room Guide, so we were interested to here that they are making a few changes to the specification for 2015.
The mix of cedar cladding, white rendering and grey joinery have created a sharp and distinctive garden room design.
We’ve written many times about garden rooms attached to the house creating a modern extension, but this is the first time we have seen a garden room extension on a garage.
A Sanctum Garden Studio customer videoed the build of his garden studio. Its worth a watch!
Often lighting is just seen as a standard and purely functional part of a garden rooms specification. However with a little bit of thought it can become a striking design element in itself.
This Booths Garden Studio just slots into the customers established garden and looks like it was always meant to be.
You can create a unique look by choosing a different external cladding for your garden room. This design features galvanised corrugated cladding.
London Garden Rooms where asked by their customer to design a garden room that was a bit different to the standard contemporary cube that is popular in the garden room market.
Your choice of cladding for your garden room is one of the big design decisions. You not only have to think about its durability in protecting the core structure, but also its aesthetics.
When working with a bespoke garden room designer you have the opportunity to tailor each aspect of the design. This came into its own recently for a SIPS Garden Rooms customer who wanted their new building to blend in to its surroundings.
Building a garden room in an urban garden can present several challenges such as transporting all the materials through the house, but this isn’t a problem for suppliers like Office in My Garden
Its becoming increasingly popular to include a cloakroom with toilet or a full shower room in a garden room building, creating self contained accommodation at the end of the garden.
Booths Garden Studios are very good at creating short videos which showcase and explain different elements of their buildings.
There are several timber frame building systems used in garden room design. From house quality structures to lighter weight quicker to build systems
More and more business owners are realising the benefits of buying a garden room for use as business premises. A recent Executive Garden Rooms customer has done just this and commissioned a building for use as a beauty studio.
Executive Garden Rooms have built this light filled artists studio which has a durable cladding to withstand its costal location.
Warwick Buildings have put together an informative video tour which showcases several designs and looks at different elements of the construction and the materials they have chosen to use.
We are rather impressed with the way Rotunda Living have connected two round buildings together to create this stunning meditation centre