Saturday, March 21 2020 / Published in Informational
Berkeley homeowner Johanna came to New Avenue for a basement ADU. She wanted a place for her mother-in-law to live comfortably. New Avenue created custom plans to expand the basement and convert it into an ADU. The new apartment features a bedroom, a bathroom, a laundry area, a kitchen/living area, and plenty of storage space.
Tuesday, March 17 2020 / Published in Accessory Dwelling, Costs
Berkeley homeowners Michael and Lisa wanted an accessory dwelling that could also be an art studio. New Avenue principal designer Matt Waitkus delivered, creating a design that made efficient use of the space while keeping everything comfortable, open, and bright.
Thursday, March 12 2020 / Published in Accessory Dwelling, Costs
A homeowner in Berkeley hired New Avenue to replace her old detached garage with an ADU. She plans to share the accessory dwelling with family and, later, rent it out. There are so many possibilities with an ADU like this one. This design has a kitchen (highlighted in blue), a living area/office (peach), a bedroom (yellow), a bathroom (purple), a laundry room (green), and plenty of storage. There’s even a fireplace.
Sunday, March 08 2020 / Published in Accessory Dwelling, Costs
Shannon, a homeowner in Berkeley, wanted to convert her old garage into an accessory dwelling that could be used by anyone: herself, her family, her guests, and, in the future, tenants. She needed a place that would be great for work and everyday life.
Saturday, March 07 2020 / Published in Accessory Dwelling
Often, you can put an accessory dwelling on an existing foundation. Address moisture issues with the right design and tools, and you’re good to go.