21 Garage Detached Garage Room Type Design Photos And Ideas

A wood-clad garage sits adjacent to the home.
A cedar clad garage door.
Color Me Rad

To give the exterior of your home a chic, contemporary veneer without splurging on expensive cladding, use a bold accent color.
Floating grill on detached garage
Fancy yourself as an amateur builder? The GaragePlanShop supplies blueprints to build your dream garage from scratch. This Craftsman-style garage plan with loft features three garage bays and offers 928 square feet of parking. Two bays are deep enough to accommodate boat storage. Interior stairs lead to the loft, perfect for storage or a hobby room
SteelMaster cab supply you this colorful addition to your property as a workshop or garage for all types of hobby enthusiasts, including woodworkers, metal shop owners and classic car professionals.
Here's something different. GazeBox's special anti-UV polycarbonate panels give protection from the sun, hail, rain, wind, ice, pets and birds.
A prefabricated garage is the perfect storage solution for one car or off-road vehicles.
Detached Garage with shadow block detail
Garage and greenhouse
The darker gray garage door offers a chromatic and textural contrast to the concrete shell.
A Renlita Floataway garage door is shielded by one of the home’s many overhangs.
The site includes a boat shed and a tractor the family uses to pull their boat to and from the ramp.
Landscape designer Jay Griffith recreated the area between the house and the studio.
The Langs use an outbuilding as a rec room of sorts. "We call that the Grace Studio," Lang says. "It's designed so a car can pull in there, but we use it as more of a rec room and work space."
2 car garage
Somewhere over the rainbow
Architect Cary Bernstein transformed a dated garage into a modern playroom for clients in San Francisco.
Just adjacent to the house is Whitlock's small shed which houses many of the tools that he used to build the home.

The modern garage can be more than a mere storage space or a place to house your car—it can just as likely accomodate family activities or serve as an exterior design element. Whether attached or stand-alone, used as a workshop or converted into a studio, there is no single way to define its use. The inspired examples below are a testament to the range and diversity of the modern garage.

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