10 Breathtaking Conservatory Designs

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In this blog post we share some of the very best conservatory designs in the world.

1. Sheffield Winter Gardens

The Sheffield Winter Gardens is one of the largest glass houses in the UK. This beautiful glass house was opened by Queen Elizabeth II  on 22 May 2003.

This garden has 2,000 plants from all over the world featuring the most eye catching the Eucalyptus trees and Norfolk Island pines which grew over 150 feet.



Sheffield Winter Gardens – source: http://www.conwyvalleywindows.co.uk/the-uks-top-10-conservatories-and-orangeries-you-can-visit/


2. Eden Project

The largest greenhouse conservatory in the world based in Cornwall, UK. It has two main biomes, Rainforest and Mediterranean. It also has an outdoor garden which holds over 3,000 different plants including Chile, the Himalayas, Asia and Australia.

EDEN-PROJECT Conservatory Designs

Eden Project – Source: http://www.conwyvalleywindows.co.uk/the-uks-top-10-conservatories-and-orangeries-you-can-visit/


3. Garfield Park

Garfield Park is the largest and most beautiful conservatory in Chicago, USA. Also known as “landscape art under glass”. The conservatory was created by William LeBaron Jenney in 1908, and has become the oldest of three great original Chicago West Side parks.

Inside there are two acres displaying thousands of plants throughout eight rooms. One of the top destinations to experience a tropical scenery in USA.

Garfield Park Conservatory design

Garfield Park Conservatory – Source: http://www.fabsystemsltd.co.uk/blog/?p=179


4. Bicentennial Conservatory 

The Bicentennial Conservatory was designed by Australian architect Guy Marron as part of the celebration of Australia’s Bicentenary, in 1987 and opened in late 1989. It is considered as the largest single span conservatory in the Southern Hemisphere. 

Bicentennial Conservatory design

Bicentennial Conservatory – Source: http://www.fabsystemsltd.co.uk/blog/?p=179


5. Princess Augusta Conservatory

This conservatory was also known as ‘The Princess of Wales, based in Kew Gardens – London. It was officially opened by Princess Diana in 1987. The conservatory was designed by Gordon Wilson and part of the construction was built underground in order to make the place more energy efficient and easy to support.

Princess Augusta Conservatory

Princess Augusta Conservatory – Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kew_Gardens


6. Botanical Garden of Curitiba

The garden was opened in 1991 and was created in the style of French Gardens. It became one of the most popular tourist attraction in Southern Brazil and was voted as the top “Seven Wonders of Brazil” in 2007.

Botanical Garden of Curitiba

Botanical Garden of Curitiba – Source: https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botanical_Garden_of_Curitiba


7. Wentworth Castle Gardens – The Victorian Conservatory

This garden was opened in 2007 and listed as Grade 1 landscape, located in South Yorkshire. The garden was originally known as Cutler House, owned by Sir Gervase Cutler in 1670. He later sold the place to Thomas Wentworth. 

Wentworth Castle Gardens – The Victorian Conservatory design

Wentworth Castle Gardens – The Victorian Conservatory – Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wentworth_Castle


8. Belle Isle Conservatory, Michigan

Belle Isle is the oldest conservatory in USA and also known as The Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory. This was built and opened since 1904. During its early years of opening, the conservatory became the top tourist attraction, with approximately 1.5 million visitors annually! 


Belle Isle Conservatory

Belle Isle Conservatory – Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belle_Isle_Conservatory


9. Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

 This was discovered by Henry Phipps in 1893 as a gift to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The conservatory is known as the greenest facilities in the world as it is the first greenhouse that received a Platinum certification. 

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens – Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phipps_Conservatory_and_Botanical_Gardens


10.  Isla Gladstone Conservatory

Isla Gladstone was constructed in 1870, located in North Liverpool, UK. The place was originally known as the home to Everton Football Club in 1879 before the club moved Anfield Road. During its first year of opening it attracted 30,000 visitors and was noted in the Illustrated London News. 

Isla Gladstone Conservatory

Isla Gladstone Conservatory – Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanley_Park,_Liverpool