If you're thinking about starting a project, or if you're in the process of scribbling down ideas and sketches, remember that a feature truss can be used in many type of buildings as a way to improve their aesthetic appearance and serve as a striking centrepiece.
Oak Framed Porches & Entrances
Porches can come in a variety of different shapes and sizes to suit your tastes. You may be thinking of something small, like a door canopy or small green oak porch, or you may have ideas of a far grander entrance hall, with glazed walls, traditional framing and feature trusses to catch your guests' eyes as soon as they arrive.
There are many different Oak porch designs possible. Take a look at our project gallery for some ideas.
Garden Rooms can be used to refer to a wide range of buildings and designs such as ‘orangeries’ or ‘conservatories, yet it is in the roof structure that you’ll find the variation. Where orangeries often have flat roofs and conservatories tend to be fully glazed, garden rooms usually have fully pitched and tiled roofs. However what they share with these other buildings is their ability to be both functional and beautiful with the addition of feature trusses, glazing and exposed timber.
A garden room extension can be a beautiful addition to any home and can serve as a sunroom or kitchen that is bathed in light. If you need help with garden room designs and you’re thinking of adding one to your property, get in touch !
The vast open area created by an indoor pool building lends itself well to the use of grand feature trusses and exposed post and beam frames to create something beautiful that will add value to your property. Feature trusses can, depending on style used, create a large vaulted ceiling area that serves more as a centerpiece than as a simple structural element.
Orangeries have found favour beyond their 17th century usage as a beautiful way of adding space to a modern home. Their large glazed walls make them an ideal place to sit and view the beauty of the outdoors from a similarly beautiful interior.
We believe that timber is the only way to go when building an orangery. In oak or douglas fir, having exposed posts and beams can create a traditional feel, while the addition of one or more large feature trusses to create a vaulted ceiling allows light to pour in.
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