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.

Ultimate man-cave hobby shed in Sunbury, VIC

Ultimate ‘man-cave’ 4m x 8m with veranda makes room for hobbies in suburban Sunbury VIC

Discover how this Sunbury VIC local built an ultimate ‘man-cave’ with veranda to enjoy his hobbies in his own backyard on a low budget. You won’t believe the amazing atmosphere created inside by the proud owner with his collection of pinball machines and other eclectic vintage items.

Movable office pods at National Art School, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW

Movable office pod 3m x 4m at National Art School, Darlinghurst, Sydney NSW

The National Art School in Darlinghurst, an inner-eastern suburb of Sydney, needed to enlarge and upgrade its security checkpoint to house new security and communications systems operated by on-site security staff. Situated at the former Darlinghurst Gaol, heritage listing called for the new movable office pod to ‘touch the earth lightly’ and not interfere with…

DIY multi-purpose flat pack cabin at Windsor Downs in Sydney NSW

Easy DIY multi-purpose ‘family fun’ pod 3.6m x 6m at Windsor Downs, Sydney NSW

This family quickly and easily made their Backyard Pod into a much-loved flat pack cabin for slumber parties, office work, a rumpus room, and music practice. It’s an example of how a Backyard Pod can create an affordable space for everyone to enjoy. Whether you have a small-sized block, or an acre of land as…

Multi-bedroom 'Brady Bunch' sleep-out pod 4.5m x 14m with eaves - suburban Aspley, Brisbane QLD

Multi-bedroom ‘Brady Bunch’ sleep-out pod 4.5m x 14m with eaves in suburban Aspley, Brisbane QLD

When this couple decided to make it official and move in together they had a happy hurdle to overcome. Where to accommodate their blended family? Brisbane’s own ‘Brady Bunch’, three boys and three girls ranging in ages from seven to 16, had outgrown the four-bedroom 1950’s fibro-Queenslander home in suburban Aspley. Doubling-up in bunk beds…

Flat pack garden studio poolside cabana, Blue Mountains NSW

Gorgeous ‘garden studio’ 3m x 6m nestled poolside in village of Blue Mountains NSW

A creative Blue Mountains resident dreamed of a low-cost flat pack garden studio room that would fit nicely with the vintage Blue Mountains feel. This charming poolside cabana started with a Basic Backyard Pod Kit 3m x 6m in Colorbond® ‘Monument’ with foundation piers. The roof is standard skillion profile in standard Zincalume®. Part of…

Luxury self-contained yoga retreat in Byron Bay, Northern NSW

Luxury self-contained ‘yoga retreat’ 4.5m x 10m with eaves for Byron Bay acreage, northern NSW

In this busy world of ours, we could all use a little space to breathe. With more and more of us working from home, it can be difficult to carve out time for rest, respite, and wellbeing in our daily lives. Jade is another happy customer who has invited some breathing space into her life…

Relocatable catering pod - Kalbar, QLD

Relocatable commercial catering pod 2.5m x 4m on skids at wedding venue in Kalbar QLD

The wonderful White Chapel function centre at Kalbar, in Queensland’s beautiful Scenic Rim region, needed a cost-effective and relocatable small building to use for extra storage and preparation space at their operations on the site of an historic former Church. One of the key factors in choosing a solution was that it needed to be…

Backyard Pods diy teen retreat - Central West NSW

DIY eco-friendly studio pod 3m x 6m in harsh rural environment, remote Central West NSW

The ‘extra space’ dilemma is solved on a rural acreage in Central West, NSW when a DIY Backyard Pod features many energy-efficient, environmentally-friendly materials and is powered ‘off-the-grid’ to become a potential combination guest sleep-out and home office. Background The property was unusual as it featured a partly-restored community hall and adjacent amenities room which…

DIY Scandi-style studio backyard pod - Ainslie ACT

DIY Scandi-style ‘creative studio with ensuite’ 3m x 7m for suburban backyard in Canberra ACT

With basic construction skills and attention to compliance, you can save on your Backyard Pod with DIY. This prospect appealed to a family living in a suburb of Canberra. They needed versatile studio space to suit the various needs of a couple and three children. How did they achieve their plans? Take a look at…

Relocatable hygiene-certified commercial business pod 3m x 3m Gold Coast QLD

Relocatable hygiene-certified commercial business pod 3m x 3m Gold Coast QLD

It’s amazing the many ways people are using Backyard Pods to find creative building solutions for unusual situations. Using skids, instead of foundation piers, smaller pods can be movable. This option has been adopted by customers in a variety of different situations. One of these on the Gold Coast we found quite surprising from several…