Conservatories: Expectations vs. Reality

You love it more than you thought you would Many people come to us and say they’ve always wanted a conservatory. Often, they are ready to take the next step. What they often don’t know is how right they are. So many clients tell us how the conservatory is the favorite room in their home.

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Our Glass House has been Shortlisted!

Our Conservatory nominated for International Award Town & Country Conservatories have been shortlisted for Glass House Award in The International Design and Architecture Awards. Town & Country was commissioned to design and build a free-standing Garden House that would complement other structures on the property, while providing a year round relaxation and entertainment space for the Owners. The Garden

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Gable Conservatory Before and After

An Underused Patio Gets a New Life as a Gable Conservatory The owners of this Milwaukee home wanted to really take advantage of what their home had to offer. The covered patio was a wonderful and unique part of their property, but it was hardly used most of the year. A gable conservatory offered the

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Best of Houzz 2020

The Houzz community has spoken!   Town and Country Conservatories has won a “Best Of Houzz” award for Design for the sixth year in a row! This exclusive award recognizes just three percent of the more than 2.5 million active home professionals and interior and architectural photographers on the Houzz platform. We’re honored to be

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Healing Power of Conservatories

Many cities across the world are blessed with public conservatories. For those of us in the northern United States, these places are a gift during dull grey winters. They remind us of the vitality of nature and beauty of plants and flowers.     Nature is a powerful remedy for in our busy modern technological

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Conservatory Feature in Luxe Magazine

We made the cover of the spring issue of Luxe Chicago!   This project, created in collaboration with Vincere, Ltd. and Bloomfield Development, LLC, features a unique link conservatory. The link conservatory joins separate wings or provides a sheltered connection between the home and a larger conservatory. In this project, it joins the garage to

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5 Benefits of a Conservatory

Surely, we could go on and on about the benefits of conservatories, but instead, we’ll concentrate on five of our favorites.   Natural Light for a healthful life It is becoming more and more common to see studies that find links between exposure to natural light and improvements in health, happiness, and productivity. We hear tips on the radio

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Hotel Conservatory Construction Time-lapse

When the owners of the Adelphi Hotel began restoring this historic property, they decided to add a conservatory for their in-house restaurant. The glass roof addition draws visitors to the space and creates a unique experience. A memorable one that would draw them back for repeat visits. See how it all came together in our

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Historic Biltmore Conservatory

Renaissance chateaus in France and England inspired the design of the Biltmore Estate. Typical of the time, the estate features steeply pitched roofs, turrets, and sculptural ornaments. Built by George Vanderbilt and finished in 1895, this Asheville, NC attraction is of special interest for its two conservatory style buildings. The octagonal orangery is truly stunning.

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Awarded Best of Houzz 2018

Over 40 Million Monthly Unique Users Nominated Best Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in North America and Around the World   Town & Country Conservatories of Chicago has won “Best Of Design” for the fourth year in a row on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The custom conservatory design company

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