A stunning WFH backyard office pod home extension at West Ryde, Sydney NSW, features a 3m x 6m kit from Backyard Pods in Colorbond ‘Deep Ocean’ colour – a great example of using bold exterior colours for a contemporary architectural statement.
Backyard Pods are the most versatile building solution in Australia. It’s amazing what people will do with their Backyard Pods. In many areas, depending on size and intended purpose (eg: storage), it’s possible to have a Backyard Pod without needing specific approval. Other customers get approval for their projects and can enjoy them for many years to come. Read some of their stories here and if you need help to get your pod dream started, just ask us.
Fully installed for our customer at Doncaster, a suburb of Melbourne, this budget-minded pool house or poolside studio pod has eaves and is a more light and airy alternative to trying to build a room underneath a high-set home.
With previous building experience and the right tools, people can save on building a DIY backyard studio. Look at these stage-by-stage construction shots sent by our Sunshine Coast customer who is now the proud owner/builder of a modern 3.6m x 7m backyard studio – a bedsitter cabin with ensuite and kitchenette.
This stunning contemporary backyard office pod in Sydney is an inspiration. Custom-sized to fit in a very tight space, with the timber-look face and trendy Scandustrial detailing it adds value to the home and makes a great home office space away from the home. Would you like a home office pod like this one?
Creative people often need offices. That’s where a multi-purpose pod like this combination photography studio and darkroom provides a custom solution, whatever your work-from-home needs. The cheapest way to get a decent-sized home office or work studio in your backyard is by starting with an office pod or studio pod kit.
Who wouldn’t like a poolside studio with bathroom and kitchenette in their backyard? At Cranebrook, in western Sydney NSW, this family squeezed an approved granny-flat style poolside studio into a tiny space with full approval and at very low cost. We’re not keen on ‘cream’ Colorbond but here it matches perfectly with the existing Colorbond fence.
Many people want a backyard studio with bathroom for some idea they have in mind. This customer with a terrace house in Newtown, Sydney NSW wanted a yoga studio with bathroom in the backyard. With Backyard Pods, they were able to build what they wanted in a small backyard despite the difficult access. Interested in a backyard studio with a bathroom? Look at this one.
Under construction here is a Backyard Pod kit 4.5m x 8m with eaves at Braidwood, near Queanbeyan NSW (also near Canberra ACT). Many people undertake their Backyard Pod kit installation as a DIY project, but others prefer to using tradies from our network of experienced installers. We also have prefab buildings delivered complete to your place.
In a suburban backyard near Brisbane, one time-poor husband became a hero at home by building his wife a fully-certified yoga and meditation retreat as a weekend DIY project using a 3m x 5m kit from Backyard Pods.
Bedroom and ensuite home extension 2.5m x 5m + 4m x 7m L-shaped in Bonville cladding at Croydon, Sydney NSW
This approved bedroom and ensuite extension at Croydon in Sydney NSW was built more cost-effectively using Backyard Pod kits for the new structures, then fitting out the interior as normal. People wanting to extend their primary residence can also consider turning the pod into a home extension rather than creating a separate building.
With WFH (work-from-home) many people in Melbourne need a separate home-office in the backyard. This one has views over the garden with black stacker doors a modern contrast with the Colorbond Monument cladding. Add eaves and blade walls for energy efficiency and detail – really cool.
Inner-city properties have tight backyards, often with difficult access. This is where flat-pack Backyard Pod kits are the ideal solution. When an inner-city house (like this one at Erskineville, inner Sydney) was too small for fun, the owner got a compact Backyard Pod for their hobbies.
At Lithgow, Blue Mountains NSW, this customer completed a DIY home office pod 4m x 5m with veranda. To undertake a DIY home office you WILL need previous building experience (or friends with know-how), and the right tools for the job. Otherwise, use one of the experienced installers in our network. The veranda and deck kit on this Backyard Pod is an optional extra – customers choose their own decking.
Brad and Kirsten needed a chill-out rumpus room for the kids, a late-night media room for watching footy and Netflix, and somewhere private for guests to stay. However, their compact backyard was mostly taken up by their swimming pool. They had a lightbulb moment… “We need a pool house!” This would be a multi-purpose space…
We love the Scandi look of this Backyard Pod lined internally with plywood (instead of Gyprock). Plywood is under-rated as an interior lining material but it’s natural, easy to work with, and it ages beautifully. Take a look around this characterful 3.6m x 6m backyard studio with thoughtful windows and doors for a great flow between indoors and outside.
3m x 6m is the most popular size for simple backyard studios like this Backyard Pod near Doyalson on the NSW Central Coast. Fresh interiors and thoughtful positioning on the site show the owner’s attention to detail with their project, installed by one of the professional installers in our network who services the area between Sydney and Newcastle.