Ark Design/Build

This archive of articles looks at the work of Kent-based garden room company Ark Design/Build who  Ark Design/Build are a small team who specialise in bespoke designs in a contemporary style.

While they offer lots of options to personalise your design, their standard specification is great including the groundworks and final electrical connection. Their standard electrical specification includes internet connection.

As well as designing and building standalone garden rooms, Ark Design/Build also offer contemporary house extensions.

Community hub building by Ark Design Build

Garden room creates a community hub

This highly insulated, tailormade garden room has created a community hub for a charity. With kitchen and bathroom, its by Ark Design Build

Garden room for all the family by Ark Design Build

Garden room for all the family

Interesting shape garden room for all the family to use, by Ark Design Build. It features a beautiful shower room and a useful storage room.

Cedar garden room with hidden shed by Ark Design Build

Cedar garden room with hidden store

A contemporary Cedar garden room with hidden storage shed. Unlike other designs, the storage shed sits discreetly behind the main room.

Black clad garden rooms by Ark Design Build

Black is the new cedar

Black cladding is a popular alternative to Cedar for the exterior of garden rooms. Ark Design Build are leading the way with this finish, mixing durable Larch or Thermowood with barn paint.

Small granny annexe by Ark Design Build

Small granny annexe

Contemporary style small granny annexe building with ensuite shower room and kitchenette. The mono pitched design has a light airy feel and beautifully detailed tiling.

Garden office with contemporary porch by Ark Design Build

Garden office with porch

Garden office with contemporary porch detail by Ark Design Build. When open, the bifold doors sit neatly within the porch, opening the office up onto the decked veranda.

Bespoke home office and cinema room by Ark Design Build

Home office & cinema room

Striking home office and cinema room in the garden by Ark Design Build. The 4.8m x 4.8m building has an angled wall to follow the shape of site.

Open garden room shelter

Garden room shelter

If you are looking for more of a garden room shelter than a fully insulated room, then this new option from Ark Design Build will interest you.

6ft Deep insulated garden studio with secret storage shed by Ark Design Build

6ft deep garden studio with storage shed

6ft deep insulated garden studio with secret storage shed by Ark Design Build, proving how with thought and good design, a highly functional garden studio can be built in even in the smallest of gardens.

Garden office with apex roof by Ark Design Build

Contemporary garden office with an apex roof

Contemporary style garden office with apex roofline by Ark Design Build. Inside, the roofline creates a stylish vaulted ceiling. A toilet and compact kitchenette have been fitted for convenience.

Garden living annexe by Ark Design Build

Garden apartment for a long garden

Situated in the centre of a long garden, this stylish,7.5m x 5m self-contained garden studio apartment by Ark Design/Build features a kitchen, shower room, fold-down bed.

Large community building by Ark Design/Build

Community building with kitchen & toilet

9m x 4.5m community building by Ark Design/Build which features an accessible toilet and kitchen area. Supplied on a turnkey basis.

Large outdoor family room with discreet storage

Outdoor family room with storage

Large Cedar clad outdoor family room with corner glazing. The building features a small storage room and large composite deck

L-shaped artists studio with storage room

L-shaped art studio with storage

Contemporary L-shaped artists studio in the garden complete with sink for washing brushes and a seperate storage room.

Garden office with secret shed

Home office with secret storage

5m x 3.5m garden office with secret storage room by Ark Design/Build. Featuring bi-fold doors, Cedar cladding and a composite deck.

Thermowood clad garden office

Thermowood garden office

Thermowood clad garden office by Ark Design/Build in Kent. The office includes Cat6 data cabling for a reliable internet connection.

5m x 3m garden office with secret shed

Garden office shed combo

5m x 3m garden office with shed combo by Ark Design/Build the shed area is 1.2m wide but can be any size you need.

Garden room sitting on 1.5m groundscrews

Ground screws overcome a sloping site

This garden room sits on 1.5m long ground screws chosen to create a firm base on a sloping site.

Resilient bars being installed in a soundproof garden studio

Layers in a soundproof garden studio

Interesting short video by Ark Design/Build that showcases the different layers that go into a soundproof garden studio.

Small garden office

Micro garden office with no hidden costs

Ark Design Build offer micro garden offices with no hidden costs. The foundation, electrical connections including internet, internal decoration and flooring are all included in the price, as standard.

The garden room features a wc. and storage room

Garden room with vaulted ceiling

We were excited when images of this garden room with vaulted ceiling by Ark Design/Build popped up in our inbox. It is a clever design that successfully mixes traditional and contemporary design features.

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Kent garden room company receives 5 star reviews

Ark Design/Build who specialise in garden room projects in the Kent area are receiving excellent reviews for their work. Their customers are leaving feedback on Trustpilot, about their experience. As we write, they have a 100% strike rate on 5-star reviews!

Two single storey extensions

Modern single storey extension

This is an interesting project, not one but two single-storey extensions. Each one with its own distinct style. Designed as an entertaining space, the larger extension has been rendered while the second, designed as an outdoor kitchen has been clad in Oak, both inside and out.

The exterior lighting extends the rooms use into the garden

Family space in the garden

Garden rooms make excellent family rooms, a place where the whole family can retreat too together for say movie nights, or alone for tasks like homework. Ark Design/Build have recently completed a Cedar clad garden room for a family in South London.