Beautiful style and elegance make the Georgian Conservatory a timeless classic. The design of this conservatory is filled with lightness, airiness and subdued lines.
The Georgian style is characterized by the flat front and rectangular symmetrical shape. For a spectacular vaulted effect, the design implements a high, sloping roof. The uplifting design of the conservatory makes for an easy passage of light, keeping it bright and sunshiny.
Most present day conservatories are inspired designs of the historical Georgian design.
The History of the Georgian Conservatory
The history of these conservatories goes back to Neo-Georgian period from 1720 to 1840. The homes build between 1716 and 1760 featured Palladian architecture. Palladian architecture was characterized by symmetry and proportions.
Decoration was of utmost importance in Palladian architecture those were derived from Italian architecture. All the measurement techniques were taken from Greek architecture to give a sense of harmony to the architecture of the homes.
Double cube room design distinguished the Georgian architecture from all the contemporary designs. As per Georgian architecture the windows had six panes in total with three horizontal and three vertical panels.
Detailed sneak peak on the design
The Georgian conservatory design makes use of brick and glass like the conventional design. The present day design is quite different from the contemporary designs. The present day designs allow the passage of light unlike the previous designs.
Various finish options include white, light oak, rosewood and wood grain. The glazing options of the designs includes standard, bars, leaded, square and diamond. Various colored foils include colors such as Fir green, Irish oak, cream, and gray, white, black and sage green.
The complementary designs can further be improved with fluted grooves, timber pillars, Doric, and pediment above the doorway.
With any of the designs, you have the choice of roof glazing; ranging from polycarbonate to Pilkington glass. The window designs can vary from tilted modern designs to windows having window casements. Heavenly color scheme, period-style washstand, and a variety of plants in the outdoors gives a perfect design blend for your new space.
While wishing to improve the interior space of your home, you may prefer more of the rectangular design lent by the Georgian conservatory. It gives you optimum space for everything that you want to do with your new glass addition.
Georgian Architecture Underscores Great Sunroom Design
Because designs for Georgian conservatories are based on cubes, building a sunroom based on this style is fairly easy, whether you are converting an existing porch or deck to make a multi-season or building a sunroom from scratch. By adding a vaulted roof and flourishes such as timber pillars with Doric styling, scrolling, and a pediment over the doorway, you can have a sunroom attached to your house that can be additional living space with great views of the outside or even provide an indoor garden. The beauty of a Georgian conservatory is that we at Simply the Best Conservatories can design and construct it in line with the architectural style of your home, be it traditional or contemporary or anywhere in between.
We Specialize in Storm Damage Repair
When your sunroom or conservatory needs storm damage repair, you want to select a firm that respects the style of your home and uses materials that complement it. With years of experience in constructing and repairing structures at the mercy of New Jersey weather, we will not disappoint you. When you need storm ravaged glass or siding repaired or replaced, you can be sure that we will respect the Georgian style of your room, utilize top-quality material, and provide excellent craftsmanship that will maintain and increase the value of your home.
Whether you need new construction, of resting up, or storm damage repair for your conservatory or sunroom, call us today at 877.607.0077.