is a task that demands the right planning and a bit of ingenuity. A spacious garage can act as much more than a dedicated home office and studio. It can also be your second living area or an informal hangout and homework area for kids when needed.
We even recycled the electronics and re-assimilated certain bulky items back into our home (like my kitty’s “condo” which I’ve needed to repair for the longest time). He’s thrilled that it’s back in operation!
Converting the garage into a home office starts with making sure that the garage is actually usable as a space for more permanent living. Consider the flooring of the garage and if it is plain concrete (which is most often the case) the use floor tiles carpet tiles or other cozier flooring surface to make sure that the home office feels comfortable during all seasons.
Designed by HOK Architects the parking space also uses a rainwater harvesting system to score more brownie points on the ‘going green’ scale. All that apart from the ample space of offer inside!
It is wooden flooring that gives warmth to the stoic interior while glass walls allow for free passage of natural light. The first signs of color come in the form the lush green tree at the heart of the courtyard filled with river stones and concrete stepping stones.
to eat after the first rush of shoppers comes throughto wear at all times (don’t leave money unattended) andfor resting in between surges of shoppers.