We are continuing our look at design details which make a garden room stand out. Today we are looking at living roofs and showing you some of the best examples we’ve seen over the years.
how they are made
Harrison James are bespoke garden room designers, this means every building they design is tailored to the site, needs and tastes of their client. This service came to the fore with this garden office commission, where the demands of the site might have put off other suppliers.
Even if you choose all the low maintenance material options you can when designing your garden room. Our experience tells us that no building can be completely maintenance free.
In many cases the cladding used on a garden room is the most widely used material and in many cases the most visible, so its important that it looks great! There are some tricks suppliers use to achieve this.
Crane Garden Buildings explain the benefits of choosing a concrete as the foundation for your garden room
The Little Thatched Company won the garden office category in the Shed of the Year 2014 competition, and now you can buy your own version
One of the many benefits of The Stealth range from Sanctum Garden Studios is the speed in which it can be installed. This series of photos shows the progress of the build in roughly hour long intervals. The team started work at 8.30am when the base of the building was installed and was fully completed […]
We like how this garden room by Space & Light Structures is quite different to all the other garden rooms we feature on this site.
Bi-fold and sliding doors are very popular with garden room buyers, and the suppliers offer them in various finishes so you have control over style and budget.
Garden Fortress have recently completed this stylish garden room, the design of which had to overcome the problems of a sloping site.
Looking for information on self building a garden room or office? Well our experts are putting together an extensive self build guide which will walk you through the process.
The addition of a living roof covering to a garden room design, not only has the benefit of improving the thermal performance of the building and providing an interesting ecosystem for insects and birds, it also creates all round visual interest, and at this time of year they are at their most beautiful!
Booths Garden Studios keep honing the design of their QC range of garden rooms, and have recently launched the QC6 model which is Building Regulation Compliant.
How many of us put our car in the garage these days? Not many of us, and we are seeing a growing trend for homeowners to replace their tired garages with a new garden room that they will use everyday!
Its becoming very popular for garden room designs to have multiple uses, in the case of this recent build by SIPS Garden Rooms the building houses a large garden room with separate laundry room which is accessed by a concealed door.
Booths Garden Studios have recently uploaded a video showcasing the new shower & toilet facilities they can install into their buildings, its well worth a watch if you are thinking of creating a self contained garden room.
Sanctum Garden Studios were recently contacted by a customer to create a contemporary garden room for them, but the project didn’t stop at the building they also commissioned a large shaped deck which has totally transformed the garden, creating new living spaces both inside and out.