Orangeries Seamlessly Merge Old and New.Published on 6th March 2012
Are you considering a home extension but want a seamless continuation of floor space and aesthetics? Then orangeries provide the perfect solution.
In comparison to conservatories, orangeries provide properties with a more seamless transition between their original floor space and the newer living space of the orangeries. This is possible due to the sturdier appearances of orangeries. Orangeries differ to minimalist, aluminium, lean-to conservatories in that they incorporate solid pillars and brickwork in their design. The pillars and brickwork of orangeries can be constructed to merge effortlessly with the parent property, providing the whole building with a matching collective look.
However, orangeries can also add a touch of external grandeur to properties. Handsome rooflights sit magnificently atop orangeries, exuding a sense of style and purpose that is difficult to resist.
Rooflights – also known as skylights – provide orangeries with an abundance of natural light. During daytime, orangeries are filled with a light and airy ambience, radiating from outdoors. This mood is enhanced by other glazing elements of orangeries such as bespoke folding sliding doors and aluminium windows.
“…The flawless flow between orangeries and their parent properties means renovation or redecoration work can incorporate orangeries as part of the main building.”
Folding sliding doors – also known as bi-folding doors– are especially ideal for allowing natural light into orangeries. The minimal, aluminium frames of Apropos’ folding sliding doors ensure that their glazing areas are maximised, guaranteeing as much light as possible enters orangeries.
This abundance of natural light means orangeries do not impinge on their parent properties. As such, orangeries blend flawlessly with original properties. The internal flow between the two is unrestricted, and guests will not notice they are stepping from the original properties into their new extensions. All they will see are impressive orangeries of style and beauty, packed full of the latest building technology but designed with a wealth of timeless charm. Therefore, it is no surprise that orangeries are perfect for sympathetic additions to period properties.
The flawless flow between orangeries and their parent properties means renovation or redecoration work can incorporate orangeries as part of the main building. Some orangeries are integrated into larger projects, such as lavish kitchen extensions that combine floor space in both orangeries and their original properties. Other homeowners go for expansive living rooms or dining rooms. All take advantage of the undoubted charms of orangeries.