Garden Sheds Become an Explosion of Architectural Experimentation


Garden sheds offer such a great opportunity to experiment in architecture, to do something completely different, to have a little fun as well as serving the practical purpose of getting a little more space.

For example, this little gem was designed by Stiff + Trevillion Architects, a homage to Mies Van Der Rohe's iconic Barcelona Pavilion. It's part of a slide show in the Telegraph on the British garden shed movement.


Ecospace shed

Renée Green writes in the Telegraph:

Today, people are taking advantage of the new wave of contemporary garden buildings as a way of expanding their living spaces, whether it be for a year-round garden gym, teen den, art studio or chill-out zone – wired up and Wi-fi enabled. According to a British study by ARA Research last year, it is a trend that is expected to increase by up to 25 per cent over the next three years, taking its market value to an estimated £155 million.



Although Alex at Shedworking says "This seems a high figure to me."

More in the Telegraph and Shedworking

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