A Riverside Conservatory Built in York, ME
Although we offer a wide range of custom glass products, the conservatory is one of the most iconic structure types we build. Today’s construction showcase entry depicts the design and construction of one such gorgeous custom glass conservatory in York, ME. The structure was positioned to overlook the Cape Neddick River and is sure to offer the family tremendous year-round views of the natural beauty Maine has to offer. For ease of access, our renovation team ensured that the kitchen connected directly to the conservatory in the rear yard of the residence. Let’s take a closer look at a few key steps in our construction process:
Carefully engineered drawings are produced before each project begins.
This drawing depicts a view of the residence with the planned conservatory added.
A view of the residence before renovations begin.
This home’s backyard is about to receive a major upgrade with the help of the Sunspace team.
Our team installs a steel beam to establish a brand new opening from the kitchen that will lead into the conservatory.
We can meet virtually any residential construction objective.
Helical piers are installed in anticipation of the floor frame’s construction.
We’re now ready to begin!
Brand new 2’ x 10’ floor framing is installed.
The walls and structural beams for the roof are now in place.
Meanwhile, work on the new insulated glass roof system begins in our wood shop.
The mahogany roof frame has been assembled and awaits delivery to the project site.
Back on location, the conservatory framing is complete. Up next: new insulated glass.
The conservatory is now ready to accept the mahogany roof components.
The roof frame has been assembled and delivered.
It’s now ready to be lifted into place.
The crew secures the straps.
Moments from now, the crane operator will begin lifting the roof system into position.
An interior view of the unfinished conservatory space after the skylight roof system is positioned.
Insulated glass panes need to be installed next.
Low-e, argon gas-filled insulated glass panes are lifted into position one at a time.
Wide pine flooring is installed and ready for finishing.
The exterior of the conservatory is nearly complete.
The completed conservatory interior is stunning. Look at those views!
Because the space adjoins the kitchen, it also serves as a convenient dining area.
An overhead view of the brand new conservatory bathed in sunlight.
A perspective of the backyard patio area adjacent to the new addition.
The conservatory looks beautiful at the back of the home.
It’s sure to provide its owners with stunning views of Maine’s natural environment.
Through the conservatory’s interior, over the dining space, and past the doors into the backyard.
This riverside view is priceless.
Imagine the possibilities.
The adjacent seating area is perfect for outdoor dining.
A view through the conservatory toward the interior of the residence.
Elements of the kitchen are visible through the connecting doorway.
This layout is the perfect marriage of convenience and elegance.
Across the yard at dusk.
This conservatory receives sunlight during the day, and illuminates the yard in the evening.
If you’d like to learn more about how Sunspace Design can revolutionize your home via the introduction of custom glass structures and features like conservatories, skylights, sunrooms, or other specialty glass products, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. You can find us by submitting your project details and goals via our contact form, by sending us an email at email@example.com, or by giving us a call at 1-800-530-2505.
Original Post Date: 2018-02-09
Last Updated: 2019-05-11