Thursday, December 13 2018 / Published in Informational
Marian, a homeowner in Berkeley, needed more space for her mother, who had recently moved in with her. Too give the family plenty of room, she approached New Avenue for help in adding a one-bedroom, one-bath unit to the back of her existing two-story home. Because the first floor of the house sits above ground
Thursday, December 13 2018 / Published in Informational
Scott, a homeowner in Danville, wanted to add to his existing property to give himself a comfortable living space that he could continue to use for many years.  New Avenue’s partner designer created a two-story addition for Scott to enjoy. Upstairs, the addition has a master bedroom and bathroom. Downstairs is a great room with
Thursday, December 13 2018 / Published in Informational
Johanna and Dan knew they wanted a new home added to their existing property. It would serve as a place for them to live while they conducted extensive remodels on the larger house, and they knew it would be a great place for their adult children to stay while visiting. They also saw it as
Saturday, November 10 2018 / Published in Accessory Dwelling, Costs, Informational
These clients own a lovely home on a corner lot in Berkeley. They chose to replace their detached garage with a 651-square-foot accessory dwelling unit. This is a smart move in Berkeley because of the high demand on housing. They’ll be able to rent out their ADU for extra income or use it for themselves
Friday, November 02 2018 / Published in Informational
We had the pleasure of designing a gorgeous new 300-square-foot ADU to complement our client’s existing home in Richmond. With a tankless water heater, in-slab radiant heating, engineered hardwood floors, and imported quartz countertops, this ADU is designed with an exceptionally beautiful and functional interior. The homeowners chose to include a loft for storage and