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An Instant Backyard Room for Summer Guests

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An Instant Backyard Room for Summer Guests

August 2, 2013

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.

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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. 

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

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Above: A tiny office nook with a view.

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

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Frequently asked questions

What is an Instant Backyard Room?

An Instant Backyard Room is a temporary outdoor living space created using a canvas tent, outdoor furniture, and decor elements.

What are the benefits of using an Instant Backyard Room?

The benefits of using an Instant Backyard Room include creating an additional living space for guests, enjoying the outdoors comfortably, and saving money on expensive renovations.

What materials are needed to create an Instant Backyard Room?

To create an Instant Backyard Room, you will need a canvas tent, outdoor furniture, decorative elements such as plants and lighting, and any additional amenities you would like to include.

Are canvas tents durable enough for outdoor use?

Yes, canvas tents are durable enough for outdoor use. They are designed to withstand the elements and will provide a comfortable shelter for guests.

How much does it cost to create an Instant Backyard Room?

The cost of creating an Instant Backyard Room will vary depending on the size of the tent and the furniture and decor elements you choose to include. However, it is generally much cheaper than undertaking a renovation project.

Can I use an Instant Backyard Room all year round?

An Instant Backyard Room is designed for warmer weather but can be used in all seasons with the addition of heating and lighting elements.

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