HOWH TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT GAR­DEN ROOM

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) - Home - - STYLE -

To en­sure the de­sign of your stu­dio is spot on, you need to get its po­si­tion, size and look just right. Mel­wood Ca­banas and Gar­den Rooms has these tips: the per­fect spot

Most peo­ple pre­fer their gar­den room to be in the back­yard, and po­si­tion it so the best an­gle is vis­i­ble from the house. You can also po­si­tion your gar­den room to solve other prob­lems on your prop­erty, such as in a shady area where it’s dif­fi­cult to get plants to grow; in a “dead space” of your back­yard; so that it blocks a view of an ugly build­ing at the back of the gar­den; in a po­si­tion that im­proves pri­vacy within your gar­den. Most gar­den rooms are re­quired to be at least 90cm from the bound­ary, which gives you enough ac­cess down the side.

and pro­por­tion

As a gen­eral rule, your gar­den room should be big enough to be use­ful and to evolve as your needs change, though not so large it over­whelms your gar­den or throws too much of it into shade. Most struc­tures over 20sq m re­quire coun­cil ap­proval. By choos­ing a de­sign and colour scheme that com­ple­ments your home’s style, your gar­den room will look like a nat­u­ral ex­ten­sion of the home.

Con­sider where you would like doors and win­dows placed. Sym­me­try in your door and win­dow place­ment makes the gar­den room look more cen­tred. Con­sider adding out­door lights, plant­ing and a deck. mel­wood.com.au

Source: a style and win­dow place­ment de­tails

b sh

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.