Swedish architectural dream team Tham & Videgard Hansson Arkitekter designed the modern Archipelago Home, nestled among the islands near Stockholm, Sweden. This lightweight Scandinavian summer cottage of wood and glass is largely inspired by its location
Modern Swedish Homes – Scandinavian Summer Cottage Design
Pod Space is a new garden office company - with a rather nice web site - set up by architecturally trained designer Ben Lord. Interestingly, and this is a trend I expect to see more of in 2010, the pods (there are three models) are aimed at employers who want to give their staff the option of working from home as well as individual shedworkers.
Long deck/walkway with cushioned benches looks like a great place for a gathering. Simple white-plastered walls and pale stone and concrete with the wood make a nice canvas for the colorful pillows and the ceramics on the wall.
Create free standing Umbris patio roof structures to cover garden dining areas, kitchens or pool areas. These structures can be designed with minimal supporting posts or vertical timber louvres for additional protection.