Housable ADU Project Case Study:

Garage Conversion in Eastvale, CA

Housable ADU Project Case Study:

Garage Conversion in Eastvale, CA



Project Scope


Project Details
Completed Project
ADU Type:
Garage Conversion
ADU Size:
440 sqft, 1 bed, 1 bath
Project Location:
Eastvale, CA

Goal: The property owner wanted to convert the existing garage as well as part of the existing home.


Design Challenge: Due to the weight and size of the two-story structure, the design had to incorporate the existing shear panels and hold downs to limit structural updates for the main home. The primary home was constructed with a post-tension slab which meant that the structural integrity needed to be preserved when adding plumbing pipes and moving walls.


Process and Solution: The homeowner had a design strong concept that they brought to the Housable team for drafting. They chose to convert one of their two garages as well as part of their primary home to maximize space which allowed for a larger kitchen. They also repurposed one of the bathrooms for use in the ADU which reduced costs.

Project Layout:

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