An existing garage was stripped down to its wood framing in order to create a new Studio ADU in its place and location.  A kitchen wing was added, complying with current setbacks.         Before:

Studio Retreat

A family with a young child living in an arts and crafts cottage needed more room without altering their historic home. A new structure was added in the rear yard to serve as a multi purpose retreat. Before: Garner McAleer Construction

Alameda Studio

A new studio added at the rear of the lot provides additional space for a family living in a small historic cottage. The studio provides office space, a library mezzanine and an art studio in the midst of a garden for utmost creativity, peace and inspiration. It was featured in an Alameda Magazine article on strategies for living in small spaces.