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Ask the Architect: What Should I Know About Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)?

I’ve been an architect for many years now, but recently, my architecture firm has seen an uptick in requests for accessory dwelling unit (ADU) design. If you’re not familiar with ADUs, an ADU is an independent residential unit that is built on the same lot as a single-family home. Some people call them mother-in-law units or granny flats, since they are often used as dwellings … [Read more...]