The Transatron Project by Patrick Buckle

Having purchased a small vacant block of land I was keen to find an affordable and comfortable solution to make use of the beautiful mountain location and escape the city for weekends and holidays. After a career of building things to be delivered quickly and efficiently in theatre, I began...

Amazing She-Sheds – A Woman’s Answer To The Man Cave

If there are man caves, there should also be she-sheds! It's a place where women can go to to relax and take a break from their fast-paced lives. What's great about she-sheds is that they don't usually require large areas for you to have a decent and convenient workspace. Want...

Inspiring Garden Sheds

If you spend a lot of time working in your garden, you will need a comfortable place to pot those plants. And through many years of gardening you will also need a place to store your collection of plants, seeds, gardening tools, and supplies. With a garden shed, you don’t...

DIY Tiny Cabin

After a long week of work we deserve a nice and quiet place to escape. How about this tiny cabin? We love log cabins. They are durable and they are a wonderful depiction of a time long gone and a life more natural. You don’t necessarily have to make your...

How to make a goat barn from pallets!

In need of an animal shelter or storage in your yard? If you want to keep it simple, why not make one with old pallets? Pallets are strong and, if you know where to look, plentiful. They also make great sheds, shelters, and barns! They will last for years as long...

How To Build A DIY Pallet Shed

When you think of pallet projects, do you think in terms of "rough and ready"? Well, it certainly doesn’t look like it, but this shed is made from repurposed pallets to in order to keep costs to a minimum! What’s great about using pallets in building a shed is that you...

DIY Tiny Cottage

Reading room? Home office? Playroom for the kids? Artists' retreat? Sewing room? There are lots of ways to use this tiny cottage. Who doesn't want to have his own private space and  be away from the madding crowd once in a while? Well, if you work at home, love reading or...

Turn a Carport Into a Barn

Carports are great for keeping your car protected from the worst of the weather. But there are other ways of using a carport, and for this a conversion is required. You can purchase an off-the-shelf carport. After assembling it, you can then clad it with timber and add a barn door,...

DIY Pallet Shed

Do you need so much stuff that your home and garage are now just overflowing and crowded? Think of all the space you would be able to free-up if you had a nice little shed in your backyard! You can stash your holiday decorations out of the way until you...

DIY Potting Shed

It's almost too beautiful to be called a potting shed, but that is what this little space is used for. It could also work just as nicely as an artist's retreat, music room, or reading room. Not only is it a potting shed, but it is also used as a garden...

ProtoHaus

Isn’t this tiny home on wheels interesting? Protohaus was built achieving functionality, sustainability and beauty. This home, with an exterior dimension of 22'x8'6", was built on a trailer bed which can carry around 14,000 pounds allowing its owners to transport the entire house from one place to another. Now that's a tiny house...

DIY Garden Shed

If the garage is full to bursting and you can’t find the space to kick off your starter seeds, it might be time to invest in a good old shed. Not only can a humble garden shed provide adequate space for keeping gardening tools, but it can also be a...

DIY Four-Door Shed

This little shed is a great way to protect your garden tools and recycle some old doors that would otherwise become landfill. You could even store the kids' outdoor toys in it. It was made with four doors as the sides. Isn't it a clever idea? Perfect if you have a small yard...

Sheds Made Famous By Success

Modern history is replete with tales of great works and deeds emanating from the humble shed. Click on any image to start lightbox display. Use your Esc key to close the lightbox. You can also view the images as a slideshow if you prefer  8-) If you liked these, you...

The Floating Egg

River Beaulieu  Hampshire, UK - Stephen Turner, Perring Architecture & Design and SPUD Design Studio Built area:     6 x 2.8 m2  (20 x 10 ft) Project Year:     2013 Photography:     Nigel Rigden Artist, Stephen Turner, didn't just want to paint wildlife as an observer, he wanted to...

Weaving In The Woods

Weaving Studio - Prentiss Architects Location:  San Juan Island, Washington State USA Year Built:    2010 Built area:    1250 sq ft (116 m2) I've only visited the San Juan Islands once. I was the guest of Ted Brewer, an extraordinary naval architect. I can't recall how long the trip took...

The Hackney Shed

Garden Studio Hackney, London - Office Sian Studio Year Built:  2010 Awards:  Architect’s Journal Small Projects Shortlist 2011 NLA Best Domestic/Office Refurbishment Projects Shortlist 2010 It's simple and it's relatively inexpensive with a rapid payback period when compared to paying a commercial rental. And, of course, it's a short walk to...

The Blob is coming…

Totally Mobile - dmvA Architecten Belgium Built Area:       20 m2  (216 sq ft) Project Year:    2009 Photography:  Frederik Vercruysse The Challenge: The client, the principal of Xfactor Agencies, wanted a home office extension designed and built.  The local planning authority refused consent despite various submissions covering a...

Not Just a Shed…

Shed!  A classic case of different strokes for different folks!  To some of us, a shed is just somewhere to stash the lawnmower and all the 'junk' you've finished using but 'just can't throw out'. To others it's a potting shed, a sewing or craft room, a bar, a mechanic's workshop or...

Shoffice – Shed and Office Concept

London, UK - Platform 5 Architects What do you do when you have limited space but need to work from home and you still need to have a storage shed.  This Platform 5 client specified a 'shoffice'.  The result is, in our opinion, a very attractive, equally functional workspace.  Here are the...

Tetra-Shed

Tetra-Shed - Tetra-Shed UK Designed by award winning architecture practice Innovation Imperative, tetra shed® is a new modular building system which, as a single module, has been designed to be a modern garden office.  A double module layout has also been designed to create a larger office for larger gardens.   Clusters of up...

The Shed

Missouri, USA - Hufft Projects Built area: 46 m2 (500 sq.ft.) Year built: 2010 Photography: Mike Sinclair I don't think I've ever met anyone who doesn't have a soft spot for sheds.  The very word evokes a hundred images... a tool shed, a hobby room, a potting shed, an office, a bar, a playroom,...

TexasTainer

San Antonio, Texas - Poteet Architects Built area: 29.7 m2  (320 sq. ft.) Photography: Chris Cooper The client, artist Stacey Hill, who lives in a San Antonio artists’ community, wanted a playhouse, a garden retreat, a storage shed and a guesthouse for visiting artists. The Poteet suggested a 40 x 8 container.  The...