Understanding Conservatory Designs

Understanding Conservatory Designs

Making a decision to build a conservatory is quite easier as compared to deciding which design to opt for. With so many options at your service, choosing the design gets little difficult. It is really important to make a decision and choose a design that compliments your home and at the same time serve your main purpose of building one. There are many popular conservatory designs that are worth considering while choosing the conservatory design. Let’s us have an eagle-view on all the designs and will go deeper in the upcoming posts. Stay tuned to know more, for now here is a brief on various conservatory designs.

a. Edwardian conservatories: This is one of the most popular conservatory designs. Edwardian conservatories have crossed the border of time and ages. They have sharp front facets with an ornate finish. And the roofs are slanting with three facets towards opposite direction. The walls are partially made up of brick and glass windows. Edwardian conservatories are known to cover the maximum space available and give a stylish extension to the home.

b. Victorian conservatories: They are slightly different from Edwardian Conservatories. Instead of flat front facets, they are rounded facets or front walls. This makes more attractive than Edwardian conservatories but they offer less space than the former. People with more stylish home prefer Victorian conservatories over any other designs.

c. Double hipped conservatories: Double hipped is actually not a complete conservatory but it is an alternative design for the roofs. Instead of three facets in roof like the Edwardian or Victorian, double hipped have four facets. This design goes well with house that are small in heights. So, double hipped conservatories can be clubbed with buildings or homes with restricted height.

d. Lean –to conservatories: This is one of the simplest conservatory designs and is compatible with smaller areas. They have a single roof facet that slope down from the house. They are flexible in terms of usage of ground space and use very subtle amount of material in construction.

e. Gable fronted conservatories: These conservatories can more or less be called a complete house. The front part look very similar to that of a gable of a house and hence the name gable fronted. They make maximum usage of floor and height, giving a full-fledged extension to the home. They are also known as Pavilion Conservatories.

There are many more conservatory designs coming up. Stay tuned to know more about them and decide for you.