David Locicero | architect
Started in 2015 – currently on hold
900 square feet
The Problem: The owners wanted to add an accessory building to their spectacular Oakland site. The accessory building would act as their home while the remodeling and expansion of the main house was under way, and afterwards would then act as the husband’s home office and as a guest house.
The Clients: A professional couple with two very active children. The husband runs his business from a home office.
The Solution: We developed a plan that features a large “family room” with glazed garage doors on both ends. This room would act as the bedrooms for the family during construction of the main house project. The “dining room” would be the main family space during the construction of the main house project, and as a conference space afterwards. The ADU was designed to provide as much flexibility as possible in how it could be used.
The Results: We worked on this project until the completion of Schematic Design. This project is part of a larger project to remodel and expand the existing house. The owners wanted to take both the main house design and the ADU design through Schematic Design so they would have motivation to save for the construction.by