ISSUE 83  |  Entertaining: Summer Edition

An Instant Backyard Room for Summer Guests

August 02, 2013 11:00 AM

BY Michelle Slatalla

Designed by Australia-based ArchiBlox, there instant Backyard Rooms–well, practically instant–create extra living or studio space (no building permit required). All you do is pick a size, configure, and place the order. Six weeks later, your studio has arrived.

Photographs via Backyard Room.

Above: Available in several sizes and configurations (including a two-story studio layout), the Backyard Room can be customized with various windows and doors. Prices range from $15,840 AU to more than $150,000 AU. 

Above: Specialists in prefabricated design, the ArchiBlox team’s modular workspaces feature built-in bathrooms, kitchens, desk areas, and bookshelves.

Above: A tiny office nook with a view.

For more of our favorite prefab cottages, see A Tiny Backyard Guest Studio (Sleeps One).