A garden design will not be complete without covered rest areas. The roof not only helps to cover the rain and provide shading, but it also has the ability to add aesthetic to the outdoor space of your home or building. Here are some roof samples for your garden with many different styles, surely you will find a satisfactory design!
#1 Wooden Frame And Glass
If you want to find a type of roof that is both capable of covering rain and not blocking the sunlight, the glass is the most suitable choice. Paired with wooden frame, it gives a natural look and feel, adding a botanical touch to your garden and enhance your house design in overall aspect. Do be extra cautious when installing the wooden frame to ensure it is treated to resist moisture, heat, insect, mould, and especially white ants.
#2 Roof With Elegant Style
In this design, the courtyard is not only a small, ordinary resting place but has become a real living room. Thanks to the safe roof system, the homeowner is not afraid to arrange expensive furniture or elaborate chandeliers, bringing a rare classic beauty. This elegant design is usually for homeowner who wish to bring the garden to the next level and especially wish to turn the garden into a living space for guest welcoming or meeting place.
#3 Roof Covering the Arc
This is another amazing roofing design that is made on customised design plan. It has a feel of a garden cafe and very suitable to make it as a space for breakfast or tea-time session. Paired with lush green to surround the space to further blend the open space with the garden.
#4 Corrugated Iron Roof
Among awning materials, corrugated iron is probably the most preferred material thanks to its low cost, good water resistance, and durability. The disadvantage of this material is poor thermal insulation. It is quite easy to absorb heat in the summer which is not so popular in Malaysia with all year long hot weather. However, it does bring a touch of modern feel to the garden, making it an open option for some modern design lover.
#5 The Straw Roof
In modern house design, concrete houses with flat roofs are gradually replacing the traditional straw roof. But this design has affirmed the raw materials are also very suitable for modern design style to create an interesting highlight. Another plus point for this material is that it does not absorb heat like concrete, hence it can keep the temperature cool under the hot sun. The only drawbacks are the rain repellent capability and it does collect a lot of dust over time and can be difficult to perform the cleaning.
#6 Roof For The Pool by The Garden
Not only can it be installed in the resting places, the roof can also be installed in your home pool to provide extra shade to the pool area, making the pool a better space for everyone that love the water but dislike the sunlight, especially for the ladies. Extra roof above the pool also prevent unwanted leaves from falling into the pool and incur unwanted cleaning job.
#7 Roof For The Garage by The Garden
And the ultimate application of all kinds of roofs for outdoor space is car garage. A roof is an indispensable part that helps protect your home’s transport facilities better, so don’t miss out on a plan to build a roof for your yard. Not only it can prevent the UV damage to your car, but also block the acidic rain water from washing your car when it is parked there. Extra roof at the garage also serve as extra measure to block dust from collect on your car.
#8 Metal And Wood Roof
If the garden is usually the place to organize events, family parties in the summer, a pleasant design roof made of metal, wood, and polycarbonate is one of the good choice. This structure also allow extra accessories like ceiling fan system to be installed easily. It could be be very helpful especially during the hot season.
#9 Wood Roofs With Iron Poles
The combination of 2 materials: 1 rustic, 1 sturdy construction makes a remarkable work. This type of design is an open style roofing system where as it is used to serve as more of a design as it is not rain blocking friendly. It’s shading is not as good as other designs. However, the rustic and natural design with these materials definitely bring the house design to next level.
#10 Mini Awning
Awning designs are often not considered properly during the design and construction or renovation because this is only a very small part of the house. But if you have the cost and the time, a little investment will also bring about worthy results. For example, an extra little awning will be very helping to prevent sun or rain from hitting you when you are unlocking your door, especially when you have some shopping bags along with you.
#11 Rustic Wooden Frame
Wood material always brings a feeling of rustic, cozy. When combined with accessories such as hanging hammocks, prominent seat cushions, the space becomes full of tropical breathing. This design add an extra Balinese feel to your garden space. If you would love to, you can even turn it to become a private massage space in the garden.
#12 Natural Roof With Green Plants
The most prominent among hundreds of modern construction materials is the most natural things like greenery. The vines are not only used as a wall decoration, or used to build green fences for your home, but also can be a unique roof. Not only is it environmentally friendly, extremely suitable for hot countries, but it is also aesthetically superior to any other iron or steel. Its natural look and feel certainly can turn your garden into a “fairy garden”.
#13 Metal Roof
Metal cladding is also a suitable choice for modern spaces. This material has the advantage of high durability, cost is not too expensive. However the material has high absorption capability of heat making is less suitable for hot country. If you wish to look for something with high durability yet with modern design, this metal roof could still be a good choice.
#14 Romantic Space by The Lake
If the deep wood color brings warmth, the white color will help make every space become more elegant and romantic. This space is certainly a truly a best spot for romantic lovers. The design is paired with the nature and become a remarkable natural photo booth for everyone or even your guest.
#15 Create Geometric Effects with Frosted Glass And Metal Frames
Unlike the clear glass in the above designs, frosted glass is also a common choice. It gives a more dim design with extra privacy. This is especially suitable for garden that is nearby the neighbour. However if you are a sky person, this might not be a good choice though.