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Modern Conservatories: Bridging Tradition with Innovation

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When many think of a conservatory, you often picture a structure made entirely of glass or polycarbonate, prone to extreme temperatures and leaks. However, modern conservatories defy this stereotype. Bridging the gap between traditional extensions and conservatories, this contemporary design exemplifies the evolution of conservatory architecture.

Design Innovation

In our recent project, we embraced modernity and created a custom-design to fit seamlessly with the clients existing home. Our design featured a solid roof with strategically placed glass panels, enclosed by brick walls on both sides. This combination not only enhanced the aesthetic appeal but also ensured exceptional insulation, addressing the concerns of temperature control and energy efficiency.

Maximising Natural Light

One of the standout features of this modern conservatory design was the ability to flood the interior with natural light. By incorporating ample glass panels within the solid roof structure and utilising expansive bifold doors, we have created a space that seamlessly merges with the garden. This infusion of sunlight not only created a visually stunning space inside their home,but also promoted a sense of spaciousness and connectivity with their existing outside space.

Year-Round Comfort

Unlike traditional conservatories that often become unbearable during extreme weather conditions, our modern design prioritises comfort throughout the year. The combination of high-quality insulation materials used and advanced construction techniques ensures that the interior remains cosy in winter and cool in summer. This versatility transforms the conservatory into a functional living space regardless of the season, offering our client a retreat to enjoy in all weather conditions.

Versatility and Functionality

A key aspect of modern conservatories is their versatility. No longer confined to being seasonal spaces, these contemporary structures serve multiple purposes throughout the year. Whether used as a sun-drenched lounge area, a cosy reading nook, or even an extension of the dining room, our design adapts to the changing needs and preferences of homeowners. Adding bifold doors further enhances this flexibility, allowing the space to seamlessly transition between indoor and outdoor living.

Refurbishment and Replacement

For homeowners with existing conservatories in need of a refresh, our modern design offers a compelling solution. Whether it’s replacing outdated materials, improving insulation, or reconfiguring the layout to better suit modern living, Oakley Green Design and Build specialises in transforming ageing conservatories into contemporary retreats. Our Bristol-based showroom provides a space for clients to explore options, discuss their vision, and witness firsthand the possibilities of modern conservatory design.


In conclusion, modern conservatories represent a harmonious blend of tradition and innovation. By reimagining the classic concept of a conservatory with contemporary materials and design principles, we have created a space that transcends the limitations of its predecessors. With a focus on natural light, year-round comfort, and versatility, our modern conservatory design offers homeowners a stylish and functional extension of their living space. Whether embarking on a new build or refurbishing an existing structure, Oakley Green Design and Build is committed to delivering modern conservatories that exceed expectations and enrich lives.
With the enduring charm of traditional conservatories and the modern amenities of contemporary design, our innovative approach to conservatory architecture sets a new standard for elegance and functionality. If you’re interested in embracing the possibilities of a modern conservatory or revitalising your existing space, we invite you to visit our Bristol showroom and embark on a journey towards a brighter, more vibrant living experience.

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If you’re ready to start the creation of your new orangery, conservatory, extension or loft conversion simply reach out to us by filling out our contact form. You can also contact one of our experienced friendly team members on 0117 910 9500.

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