Ngebray.com,- Luxury developer are trying an option that they tell is both lush and cozy, the Winter Garden. Enclosed by glass on three sides, these spaces can feature fireplaces, radiant floor heating and sliding glass doors to maximize the breeze, weather permitting. In Toronto, Sam Mizrahi’s company, Mizrahi Developments is currently building 128 Hazelton, slated for completion in 2019. Here, the Winter Garden will have sliding on two sides for on two sides for a solarium effect he says.
Gianpiere Pugliese, the achitect who worked on 128 Hazelton owns a condo in Toronto. He carved out a corner of his living space into a winter garden room. Two walls of oversized windows surround a 225 square foot space that borders the living room and feels almost like an enclosed terrace, he says. He added outdoor furniture, a double-sided fireplace, and porcelain tile flooring.
In London, Berkeley Holmes first project to feature winter gardens Goodman’s Fields, will feature rooms that have sliding glass doors that open up to the outside. Peter Low purchased a three bedroom unit with two winter gardens in Cashmere House, a tower that is part of the Goodman’s Fields Development that was completed in 2015. He moved into the full floor unit a year ago with his wife Irina. A winter garden juts out from two of the units three bedrooms. Mr. Lows is designed with a 1962 G plan swivel chair and footstool so he can comfortably listen to music or play guitar. Ms. Lows has a loveseat and marble table for her laptop, and is often used as part of a dressing area. As Mr. Lowes says, we have the benefits of having the view from the balcony without having to suffer the British weather.
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