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Why build an ADU?

Call them in-law units, granny flats, or backyard cottages, Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) are secondary units that have their own address and can be rented out.

Building a new ADU in your backyard or converting your existing garage can give single-family homeowners more flexibility both spatially and financially.

FOR YOU extend your living space, have a studio, or rent out your front house

FOR FAMILY OR FRIENDS host visitors, have your in-laws or kids move in

FOR RENT rent out for extra income to long-term tenants

Either way you use the space, your property value will appreciate immediately. An ADU can pay for itself in less than 15 years and provide you additional income for retirement.

Check out some Basic ADU Guidelines and Rental Breakdown Examples.


Why bunchADU?

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We are a design company - that is the most important quality that we maintain.

bunchADU will give you a beautifully designed and crafted space that feels personal and unique. A space that you would feel good having family live in or living in yourself.

Our predesigned options make great design more accessible with a more affordable and predictable cost. 


we have several ADU options to choose from


Ok, now I want one. What’s the process?


our story

Bunch Design is a practice that creates high quality modern design. We put a strong emphasis on the inventive use of materials, the qualities of light, use of structure, and the relationship between the space and its users. We consider these issues to be more important than working in a particular style and hope that each project will be an original interpretation of client, site, brief and budget.

Bunch does not specialize in a particular style, but rather considers our specialization as bringing quality ideas and spatial experiences to each project. For us, design is a collaboration between many disciplines, experts, and craftsmen all coming together to make a clear idea and dream a reality. This is the genesis of our company’s name. We hope there is a project that can bring you into our group.

See our custom projects: Bunch Design


our ADU approach

California has a rich tradition of thoughtful design coupled with new building methods that allow for good design and natural affordability: light and space, craftwork and mass production, privacy and connection. Here we see home not merely as housing units but as pieces of the city that deserve care and stewardship.

These ADUs will exist in the context of their physical and spatial environments and welcome home family members, neighbors and fellow Angelenos. They will expand their boundaries by connection private, semi-private, and public spaces. Thoughtful design will help ADUs borrow views to bring in light , create a new sky with high ceilings, and release spaces that are typically under utilized.

Let’s get started!

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"Full of light with a breathtaking vaulted ceiling, large windows framing the garden and park views, delicate design touches throughout."   

Lee Briante, client Elysian Cottage ADU

"If you like a warm kind of modernism with a sense of connection and heart, these are the folks for you!"   

Jeremy Hunter, client

"The partners at Bunch Design are talented, detail-orientated and thoughtful. Both are creative thinkers who can design and maximize beautiful spaces and they understand how people really live."

Judy Kameon, landscape architect

"Bunch design did excellent work, provided me with ideas and guidance that was true to my taste, and executed both projects with extreme professionalism."

Elana Horwich, client