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194 workshop garage Stories
Design Workshop: The Case for Big Overhead Doors
Garage-style doors are cost-effective solutions for opening rooms to dream views and fresh air — and they’re more stylish than ever
"Garage-style doors are cost-effective solutions for opening rooms to dream views... essential, a garage or overhead door can be a more cost-effective solution worth considering... some garage doors have adopted such a level of finish and style, you wouldn’t want... glass garage door off our living room right now that opens onto a screened in porch... off the garage door I think 10' ceilings are a minimum, the higher the better. The..."
Dream Workshop in a Rural Sonoma Barn
"gets the workshop of his dreams... -foot workshop, garage, music studio and office space. "John put on his tool belt... create the workshop he'd been envisioning since he was a kid fiddling with scrap wood... call a Workshop. While I simply love this it wouldn't do me much good. Strange as... for our garage so I had somewhere to store my smaller tools. But I have absolutely... 2-car garage and would love to make one like that some day. :) Very nice. Echoing..."
Design Workshop: Explore the Magical In-Between Spaces
Create new experiences inside and out by separating your main house from the guest suite, workshop or pool house
Design Workshop: 9 Ways to Open a House to the Outdoors
Explore some of the best ideas in indoor-outdoor living — and how to make the transitions work for both home and landscape
"and the garage is the front door. Completely outside then completely inside. In most... of the garage for example, that allows me the option of going in my front door and... have a garage and a carport. I really like my carport even though we live in Iowa... outdoor workshop/potting shed etc and I spend a fair amount of time using it. Once... of our garage, a beautiful cobblestone courtyard was made, then a fence put around..."
Design Workshop: Smart Ways to Store Wood Outdoors
Consider size, location, protection, air circulation and, of course, style for storing your firewood
"into our garage (we have and odd design garage that lets us store wood in a perfect... in the garage or near the house such as on the porch (termite risk, etc.) Is there... into the garage every few days. Re. the photos shown in this article, they look great... in our garage that holds about enough wood and kindling for a few days. The width..."
Room of the Day: A Former Garage Hits a High Note
Remodeling turns a hodgepodge storage space into a welcoming music room — just in time for a family wedding
"two-bay garage, which had devolved into a magnet for odds-and-ends storage. Working... in the garages? I love my 2 car garage but I keep it neat most of the time. I do... using the garage for cars to begin with, so why worry about the lack of garage space... done! Garages are wasted on vehicles...our cars have always lived outdoors in rainy... convert the garage. Wonderfully creative use of a typically overlooked space. The contractor..."
Design Workshop: How a Site Can Shape a Home
Create architectural poetry by looking to a site's topography, climate, trees and more to inform the home's design
Design Workshop: Reasons to Love Narrow Homes
Get the skinny on how a superslim house footprint can work wonderfully for your site, budget and quality of life
Design Workshop: The Art of Joining Materials
Watch for carefully crafted meeting points in a home's building materials — they're among the hallmarks of great architecture
Design Workshop: The Beauty of Humble Materials
Design Workshop: The Intriguing Effects of Exposed Framing
Reveal the structure of your home for interesting design opportunities and eye-catching visual effects
"detached garage is the ideal setting for revealing raw, unfinished wall construction... connected garage requires a fire separation and Sheetrock). The plywood walls lend warmth... in the garage space seen previously), or it can be specified with different facings... Design Workshop: Just a Sliver (of Window), Please..."
Design Workshop: Kinetic Architecture
Design Workshop: Modern Metal Shingle Style
Steel, copper and zinc shingles take siding to new heights, with less maintenance than their wooden cousins
Design Workshop: Cool Lighting Tricks
We turn you on to pro lighting strategies to highlight features, create intrigue and make the most of indoor and outdoor rooms
Design Workshop: Put Industrial Mesh to Work Around the Home
From open gratings to fine weaves, commercial metal mesh is a durable and beautiful choice for residences too