Why You Need to Spend More Time Designing the Garage

Why You Need to Spend More Time Designing the Garage

Unless your a car enthusiast, you've probably overlooked all of the potential presented with a garage. You may see it as just a room tacked onto the side of the house with the only purpose being to protect a car. Well, we want you to see that it can be more than that. 

image © pnwra

image © pnwra

If you're in the construction process of a garage, consider that depending on the style of roof, you could make it into your own leafy roof terrace. 

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While a garage is traditionally located at the front of a house, the design above shows how it can easily be integrated into the backyard.

image © w00kie

image © w00kie

If your home is small it may be difficult to incorporate a large garage since it could be viewed as wasted space - especially if it eats up your front lawn. The benefit however, is that your car will be much safer if you sacrifice the space to incorporate into your home. 

image © Roma Arquitetura

image © Roma Arquitetura

While many garages have a door that acts as a side entrance to the house, this home allows the owner to drive in and immediately enter their kitchen. 

image © Josianne Madalosso Arquitetura E Interiores 

image © Josianne Madalosso Arquitetura E Interiores 

One of the most common complaints about a garage is the wasted space. This home owner decided to make use of the space by incorporating a home office along the back wall. This is a smart design as it would be a quiet and secluded place to work. 

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One of the most popular garage renovations is adding a second level to make a loft area or a completely furnished room. 


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Source: Homify

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