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GRM15sIn this issue:

  • Have you been watching Amazing Spaces? Well, you won’t have failed to have been impressed by the Shore Cottage Studio build, built by Swift Garden Rooms, Martin Lawson from Swift talks about the project in a detailed case study – an interesting read for anyone going down the bespoke design route.
  • The main feature of this months magazine, is our guide to self build garden room options. We look at the self build kits available which are a good option for the self builder, and we also look at the tools you can use, and the elements to include if you want to design your garden room from scratch.
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Issue One

2001

This issue features:

  • Design Scrapbook
  • Beautiful Bi-folds
  • Working In A Garden Office
  • Choosing The Orientation Of Your Building
  • Flat Pack Buildings
  • Moving A Garden Room
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Issue Two

2002

This issue features:

  • Popular Garden Room Designs
  • Small Garden Rooms
  • Curved & Round Garden Rooms
  • Positioning Windows On A Garden Room
  • Difficult Sites
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Issue Three

2003

This issue features:

  • Garden Rooms Under 2.5m High
  • Are Garden Rooms Warm In Winter?
  • Multi Room Garden Buildings
  • Toilet, Shower & Kitchen Facilities
  • External Lighting

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Issue Four

2004

This issue features:

  • Money Matters Including Hidden Costs
  • Garden Room Foundations
  • How Much Headroom In A Garden Room?
  • What The Inside Of A Garden Room Looks Like
  • Coloured Garden Rooms
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Issue Five

2005

This issue features:

  •  Favourite Features
  • A Guide To Creating A Home Gym
  • A Look At The Popular Garden Rooms With Offset Doors & Windows
  • Interview With eDEN Garden Rooms
  • Designing The Journey To Your Garden Room

 

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 Issue Six

1This issue features:

  • Research has shown that most readers are looking to spend less than £12,000 on their garden room, but they don’t want to compromise on size or features. We look at the best buys in this price range – its amazing what features you can get!
  • Garden Room interior finishes
  • Interview with Henley Garden Offices

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Issue Seven

2007 This issue features

  • A look at perhaps the first question you should ask yourself when buying a garden room – Do you need planning permission? Our new visual guide will help you decide.
  • How much maintenance does a garden room need to keep it in prime condition? We look at the options.
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Issue Eight

GRM8sIn this issue:

  • Modern garden room extensions, so called flat pack extensions are the new way of gaining extra space.
  • Different types of garden room construction – a detailed look at how different garden rooms are built.
  • A look at how garden rooms are ‘on trend’ design wise
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Issue Nine

GRM9-200In this issue:

  • We are seeing a resurgence in demand for traditional style garden rooms, so we look at some of the best designs on the market

 

  • What do garden rooms look like as they’re built, we look at three very different construction methods
  • We chat with The Garden Escape who are celebrating 10 years in the industry, they share their experience of 600 garden room builds.
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Issue Ten

GRM10200

In this issue:

  • Cool Garden Rooms – a look at the design elements you can include to ensure your garden room is a cool and comfortable space on the hottest days of the year.
  • An extensive guide to the Best Contemporary Garden Rooms on the market, an inspirational article if you are looking to buy a contemporary garden room.
  • We chat with Green Retreats who have built 1500 garden rooms and offer a wide range of designs.
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Issue Eleven

GRM11sIn this issue:

  • Which Cladding? An in-depth look at the different types of cladding used on garden rooms, just as our choice of clothes express our mood and personality, your choice of cladding will influence the style and feel of your garden room.
  • What will a budget of £12,000 to £20,000 buy you? Our guide shows that you can expect a combination of space and quality features at this price point.
  • In one of our most in-depth supplier interviews to date, we chat with Booths Garden Studios who offer design solutions from small offices to multi room granny annexes
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Issue Twelve

GRM12SIn this issue:

  • Modular design – until the last year or so you either brought a standard design garden room or commissioned a bespoke design, but now suppliers can offer clients a great deal of flexibility with modular design, which offers you the opportunity to ‘design’ your own layout at a very attractive price point, we have put together an extensive guide.
  • I have got a shed how can I convert it into a garden office? This is a question we are often asked, read our reply…
  • We chat with Rotunda Living the leading round garden room supplier – it makes interesting reading.
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Issue Thirteen

GRM13s

In this issue:

  • Garden room pricing, we showcase the tool that clearly shows what different styles and sizes of garden room cost.
  • Granny annexe guide, a growing number of families are looking at ways of creating living space in their gardens for older relatives, and the garden room building system is an ideal solution, we show an extensive range of options.
  • Work From Home Wisdom, most garden rooms are brought for use as home offices, and theres a really useful website which with information for homeworkers, its editor gives an overview of what you can expect from the site.

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Issue Fourteen

GRM14i-200

  • Garden rooms are generally an eco friendly form of building, but some suppliers take sustainable design to the next level, creating buildings that are not only eco friendly in their construction but use little energy throughout their life.
  • The market is full of flat roof garden rooms, because they are considered the most Planning Permission friendly, but a pitched roof garden room offers a host of design possibilities and benefits such as extra headroom, we look at different shape pitched roof garden rooms, both inside and out.
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Issue Fifteen

GRM15sIn this issue:

  • Have you been watching Amazing Spaces? Well, you won’t have failed to have been impressed by the Shore Cottage Studio build, built by Swift Garden Rooms, Martin Lawson from Swift talks about the project in a detailed case study – an interesting read for anyone going down the bespoke design route.
  • The main feature of this months magazine, is our guide to self build garden room options. We look at the self build kits available which are a good option for the self builder, and we also look at the tools you can use, and the elements to include if you want to design your garden room from scratch.

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