The busy summer period of exceptionally warm weather saw an influx of enquiries for the Spaces Group, who provide garden buildings and annexes to homeowners across the UK. You can explore more than 450 examples of their work on their website or perhaps you might like to join their team of designers.
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Garden room forms part of fence
It has become popular to site a garden room tight to the boundaries of the garden, to maximise the space available. This project by Nordic Wood takes this process one step further, with the garden room forming part of the boundary fence.
Bothy Garden Rooms
If you are looking for a garden room in Scotland, there is a new name to check out, Bothy Garden Rooms. Based in central Scotland, they build their contemporary style buildings throughout the country.
Sewing room in the garden
This stylish garden room has been designed as a sewing room. Swift Garden Rooms worked closely with their client to create a spacious building that offers plenty of space for a sewing table, cutting table and storage. Windows on three elevations means the room will have good natural light for working. With LED downlights recessed into the ceiling allowing work continue into the evening.
Two room garden room with cloakroom
You are not limited to one room when building a garden room. It is relatively easy to divide a building up to serve more than one use. Bespoke designers, Executive Garden Rooms offer this service to their clients. Starting with a blank sheet and designing the building and its internal layout around their customers intended uses.
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.
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