Project Profile, Plymouth MN

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 by

Our homeowners, a couple living on a beautiful urban lake home in Minnesota, came to the conclusion that the existing family room addition was disjointed from the rest of their home and served  no use to them. Their love of the outdoors, and the joy of growing plants led them to the conclusion that a room for

Conservatory Model- Minnesota

Friday, 07 October 2016 by

  The drone craze has captured our imagination We love images from aerial perspective! Aerial photography can showcase a project in a way you cannot capture from the ground…especially conservatory projects! This conservatory is our model and open to anyone who would like to see it first hand. We built the conservatory onto our home about 7 years ago. Our

Project Profile- Atlanta, GA

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 by

I received a call from a lady with a slight southern charm to her voice, right after Christmas. She said, she needed a conservatory and was coming to see me, ON NEW YEAR’S DAY! Well she showed up, Meyer lemon in hand and declared that this lemon needed a home. As it turned out, a

Excelsior, MN – Project Profile

Tuesday, 02 August 2016 by

Sometimes we just need more natural light in the house. There is nothing more beautiful that enjoying the morning sunrise with your coffee and a good book. Recently, we were asked to develop a plan for an integration of a conservatory into a kitchen, eating area, located in the western part of Minneapolis.   A

Project Profile: Oyster Bay, NY

Thursday, 02 June 2016 by

  Once upon a time we received a phone call from a family that desperately wanted to fill this underused and often forgotten about area of their home. The French cottage tucked away near Oyster Bay, Long Island is the location for this cozy orangery.   This is a complicated location for a conservatory. All the water

Would you believe the White House probably had the most historic US Conservatory you have never heard of?  The conservatories of the West Wing, at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Pres. Buchanan was the first to add a wooden greenhouse on the roof of the west terrace in 1857, adjacent to the State Dining Room. One could enter a

Historic Conservatories

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 by

  When we travel across the country building new conservatories, we often stop to pay our respects to the old timers that graced so many cities, large and small, in America from 1890 to today.   The Conservatory at Soldiers Home in Milwaukee was built 1889 and demolished in 1955. Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson replaced

It’s early Spring. We have the itch we can feel it in the air, it’s time to get to work. Let’s start tagging,  pinning and planning our outdoor spaces. This popular conservatory space will assist in providing inspiration! Yes, it’s true while working on this project Illinois the homeowners provided us with enough Chicago style pizza

The Holiday season is over, the decorations are down, the winter has a firm grip on life, and mind begins to dream about the next season. Spring! Last year was not a kind spring. Everything was late. I had to feed my poor bees until the third week of June before pollen finally was available

Orangery vs. Conservatory

Wednesday, 09 March 2016 by

Orangeries have become the most popular conservatory project in England today. An orangery is much like a conservatory. One deciding feature is more ‘mass’ on the wall design and less window. This differs from a typical conservatory, which strives to have little in the way of structure on the walls, and maximum amount of glass. The


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