A Modest ADU in Michigan Prioritizes Energy Efficiency and Affordability

The 730-square-foot residence by T+E+A+M is one of the first accessory dwelling units to be built in Ann Arbor under the city’s recently updated zoning regulations.

Using industrial materials in an inventive, DIY method, Michigan architecture practice T+E+A+M sought to make efficient living a priority with the group’s newest housing project: a modest accessory dwelling unit (ADU) that will serve as a backyard rental in the city of Ann Arbor. 

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