Friday, March 27 2020 / Published in Informational
This Berkeley Couple Is Turning Their Home into Something More With the incredible strain on California’s housing, home buyers have two key concerns. How they can afford comfortable homes in nice places How they can help others (parents, grandparents, adult children, even strangers) with housing When one couple toured a four-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Berkeley,
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.
Tuesday, March 03 2020 / Published in Accessory Dwelling
Betsey, a homeowner in Berkeley, asked New Avenue to design and build an accessory dwelling for her son and grandchildren. She loved the view from her home, and she hoped to take advantage of the sloped property to build a "room with a view" for her family.
Wednesday, February 12 2020 / Published in Informational
A client in Alta, Wyoming came to New Avenue for a custom-designed house and barn. The barn isn’t a traditional barn, though. It’s an office and guest house with two stories. The house and barn are separated by a driveway with an ample turnaround and a covered parking area. The first floor of the main
Friday, January 31 2020 / Published in Accessory Dwelling
New Avenue had the pleasure of designing a 432-square-foot, one-bedroom ADU for clients in Albany, California. This beautiful backyard cottage will be a space for the family to rent out for additional income or to use themselves. This beautiful ADU boasts a bathroom, a bedroom, a kitchenette, and a living area. The gorgeous bay window