Shed & Studio, Storage Space Room Type, Living Room Room Type, and Living Space Room Type When San Francisco-based architect Beverly Choe took on the project of re-envisioning an old garage (once used as a carriage house that had become a dark and empty space), she sought to create an open and meditative backyard studio where a family can easily retreat to work, relax, and create—with a goal of making it a  Photo 2 of 10 in An Unused Garage Is Transformed Into a Light-Filled Backyard Studio