Due to the high level of interest, this will now be an annual event and we will announce the next competition in September.
The short list below is in no particular order and will be judged by television personality and designer Oliver Heath The winners are to be announced on 4th August. Each entry is accompanied by an extract from the narrative provided by the entrant.
"The Ellipsoid conservatory opens new ways to perceive space by users and to embellish their living environment."
"Ameliorate seeks to challenge the preconceived idea of a conservatory by redefining its form and experience."
"The four solid tin embedded frames of the construction mimic the traditional house sections, a move that boldly fuses the conservatory to any house type."
"The conservatory of the future will stand not only as an accessory but also as an extension of the habitat."
"The Beauty of this concept is the minimal construction needed, small footings for the steel posts, along with potentially a ground slab for the conservatory base."
"This design goes against the flow of conventional present day conservatories in several ways. The most noticeable of these is the limited amount of glass present......"
"The two elements of construction, designed with simplicity in mind, simulate the sense of a hill with a tree on its top providing shade."
"The project of the future conservatory is inspired with the traditional rectangular shape. The future is shown by using new technologies such as green roof systems and solar panels."
"The concept of the Four Phase Conservatory is that the whole unit can be opened up, so in the warmer months it can be come very airy."