What is a Gazebo?
A gazebo refers to the hexagonal or octagonal freestanding open garden structure with a roof. The sheltered gazebo may much-needed of wood or metal with built-in seating. Outdoor curtains, drapes or latticework can be used to add privacy or a sense of enclosure.
The gazebo is a focal point in the garden setting as a piece to be viewed and appreciated. For a property on a hill, the gazebo can be constructed to offer views all around.
What is a Pergola?
The pergola is also an outdoor structure that is constructed of columns that support a roofing grid of beams and rafters. The roofing grid can be left open or can be covered to provide shelter from the elements. Pergolas are different from gazebos since they can be freestanding or attached to the house.
A & Z Interlock Design Build will assist you in landscape design to include the garden gazebo or pergola you have always dreamt about. We exceed the simple bringing together of features to ensure that the backyard is usable, well connected and harmonious.
From the very beginning, determine the uses that you may have for the gazebo. You may want a gazebo as a shelter for a hot tub, shelter over a children’s play space, an exercise area, or even an outdoor office. Many homeowners will use the gazebo as a defined outdoor area for conversation, relaxation, and entertainment.
Pergolas have common use as arches and walkways due to the partial roofing. The small pergolas have acted as the entrance to the yard. The larger pergolas can be adorned with climbing plants to provide partial shade and a cool environment for the hot summer days.
The pergolas can be used to define a formal outdoor area that has a light summery feeling if the major considerations are not sheltering from the sun and rain.