ADUs: The Perfect Housing Solution Book to Be Released in March 2024

This might be interesting for Bloomingtonians considering building an ADU:

“ADUs: The Perfect Housing Solution” by Sheri Koones delves into the concept of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) as an innovative housing solution. These smaller housing units, constructed on the same lot as a primary dwelling, offer versatile living arrangements, encompassing sleeping areas, kitchens, and lavatories. Often referred to as granny flats, in-law units, or laneway houses, ADUs serve various purposes—providing space for family members, accommodating guests, generating rental income, and more. Koones showcases a diverse range of attractively designed ADUs located across the United States and Canada, emphasizing their construction types, notable green features, and functional utilization.

Key Features:

  • Explores a myriad of ADU styles: laneway houses, garage conversions, stand-alone structures, and units integrated with primary houses.
  • Demonstrates the versatility of ADUs in blending seamlessly with the architectural styles of primary houses and their respective neighborhoods.
  • Highlights the eco-conscious construction and design elements incorporated into these ADUs.
  • Offers insights into various uses of ADUs, catering to different needs of homeowners.

Author’s Background: Sheri Koones is an esteemed author known for advocating ecologically responsible housing solutions. She has received recognition for her work, including the Gold Award Robert Bruss Real Estate Book Awards from NAREE for “Downsize: Living Large in a Small House.” Koones has authored articles for prominent publications like AOL Real Estate, Smart Homeowner, Builder magazine, and Forbes.com. Her previous book, “Bigger Than Tiny, Smaller Than Average” (Gibbs Smith, 2022), showcases her expertise in innovative housing designs. Currently residing in Greenwich, Connecticut, Koones emphasizes the feasibility of realizing one’s dream home while maintaining environmental responsibility.

Book Details:

  • Price: $40.00 U.S. (Jacketless Hardcover)
  • Size: 8 1/2 x 11 inches
  • Pages: 224
  • Photographs: 225 color photographs
  • Release Date: March 19, 2024
  • ISBN: 9781423665250
  • Rights: Worldwide

“ADUs: The Perfect Housing Solution” is a comprehensive guide for homeowners, architects, and anyone intrigued by innovative, sustainable housing options. Sheri Koones showcases the adaptability, functionality, and eco-consciousness of Accessory Dwelling Units, offering inspiration and practical insights into creating versatile living spaces in the modern world.

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