Project Completion Date September 2017
The homeowner signed on with a local design/build firm. Our in house designers, along with their staff architect, worked together on creating the space that met the homeowners expectations as well as budget.
The final approved design turned out to be more of an orangery than a conservatory, which is a glass roof that sits atop of traditional framed construction. However the roof is not extending to the exterior load walls of the room. Those loads are transferred by steel or lam beams and carried to the footings.
So the solution to the roof of the house that drains to the conservatory is to design a bit of flat roof, covered with membrane and a built up curb on which the glass roof of the orangery sits.
The other opportunity here is the creation of roof soffits in the room that make for stunning lighting, or sound. The soffits also break up the intensity of sunlight and provide natural shading as well.