Working with fire survivors to rebuild their homes after they have lost everything requires a more sensitive approach to the design and construction process. Architect Laurie C. Fisher explores solutions.
There are very few people in this country who don't know what it is to "flip" a house. TV shows, Do-It-Yourself internet sites and design magazines have all helped to awaken that creative drive that lives inside all of us.
A "Companion Unit" is the legal term, in the City of San Diego, for a secondary dwelling unit on a residential property. The City passed legislation legalizing these units in 2011, after much resistance from local anti-density advocates.