This pergola bench bed, is the centre piece of this contemporary garden. The raised bed was a single pour concrete shuttered job, with the steel supports for the floating bench set during the pour. The seat is of larch timber, as is the pergola. The paving is Saigon blue limestone with silver granite cobbles as […]
Pergolas are open canopies elevated on posts, made from timber or metal. They can provide shade to a seated area, support a flowering/edible climbing plant, support hammocks/swings, and provide a focal point or destination in a design.
Three steel pergola arches can support swing chairs. Polished concrete patio and pond. The screens made of steel mesh will all rust and bleed a reddish colour over the rendered walls. An early draft of the design before the timber was swapped for steel.
This simple pergola creates great visual movement by tilting the cross beams, from side to side.