Budget Breakdown: A $614K Renovation Carves Up an L.A. Bungalow Like a Slice of Swiss Cheese

Shin Shin Architecture brings playful porosity and a fresh ADU to a 1923 single-family home.

Sisters Amanda and Melissa Shin are the cofounders of Shin Shin Architecture, an award-winning, full-service design and architecture firm based in Los Angeles. Before moving to Highland Park in May 2021, Amanda was living in a studio apartment in Koreatown. Seeking more space, she set her sights on a 1923 single-family bungalow located behind an active commercial corridor filled with hip restaurants and natural wine bars.

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