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Please vote for Shed Of The Year
The team at Warwick Buildings contacted us to say that one of their buildings has made the final 24 entries for Shed Of The Year 2018. Using a Warwick Building, Daisy & Jon have created Shed & Breakfast, a unique B&B near Bristol.
Outside staff room frees up space
Garden rooms are not just for domestic settings; they can also be the perfect way to free up space in a commercial setting. A fine example is this staff room and communal space that has been built in the grounds of a residential home in Cornwall.
Opting for a slightly bigger garden room pays off
If we were asked what our top five tips for buying a garden room were. One of the entries would be, to buy a garden room slightly bigger than you think you need. This will give you room to grow and offer a flexibility of use in the future.
The principles of good design
Guest post by the team at 3rdSpace discussing the good design principles that they apply to each of their garden room designs. Whether it be a garden library, pilates studio or home office.
Contemporary man cave building
Buying a garden room does not have to be a hurried process. There can be a lot of benefits to taking your time. This is what Alan did when buying his man cave building. Taking time to hone the design, so that it was big enough to incorporate a pool table & bar and maximised views of the garden.
Choose off-site construction for a high-spec finish
Off-site construction can ensure a high specification building both inside and out. Building With Frames has recently completed 10 self-contained holiday pods with luxury interiors.
Designing a garden room for a heatwave
There are design tricks you can use to ensure that your garden room is a comfortable space to spend time during a heatwave. Often our concern is will the room be warm in winter, but with our summers becoming hotter, we need to consider that too.
Homestead Garden Rooms has a new look
One of the longest established names in the garden room industry, Homestead Garden Rooms, has a fresh new look. Established in 1989, they offer both pitched roof traditional designs and contemporary flat roof styles.
Swift garden room exceeding expectations
A year in the planning, this riverside outdoor sitting room by Swift has exceeded its owner’s expectations. Clad with black composite cladding, the simple colour palette has created a striking building.
Garden room the width of the garden
Running a garden room the width of your garden can be a clever use of space, particularly if you have a narrow plot. This project by Garden Spaces demonstrates how slotting a building into the end of the garden, both maximises the space available and visually makes the garden look wider.
Home pilates studio
If you are looking to establish a home-based Pilates studio, it might be an idea to look at the space in your garden as a place to create it. This example by My Eco Space incorporates a shower room and office area.
10 Differences between Summerhouses and Garden Rooms
When you could buy a good sized summerhouse for around £1,200, why would you spend at least ten times as much on a similar sized garden room? Isn’t the term ‘garden room’ just describing a posh summerhouse, that sits at the end of the garden? Well, there are at least 10 differences between summerhouses and garden rooms.
Temple Folly garden room Q&A
The Temple Folly garden room by Smart Garden Offices is a new addition to the market. The building is full of features, our favourite being the windows fitted in the gable end of the pitched roof design. The Temple Folly is ideal if you are looking for a garden room with good ceiling height, its 2.7m at the apex.
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