Ladd's Backyard Cottage

A new high-performance 508 s.f. ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit) located in the historic Ladd's Addition neighborhood of SE Portland. The cottage is located in the backyard of a larger house, as allowed under the City of Portland's ADU code.  This project was designed from the start with sustainability in mind, and has achieved Platinum certification from Earth Advantage .

Winner of Sunset Magazine 2014 "Small Space, Big Dreams" Home Award (category: Whole House).

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Contractor: Portland Design-Build