Garages, garage organization, and modern garage renovations are always intriguing. The idea that there is a space in your orbit that could be repurposed and solve some storage or living issue captures us all. Here we show projects that creatively use garages as storage and living spaces.

A Two-Story Addition Turned a Bachelor Pad Into a Comfortable Home For Two
A pair of newly-weds in Chicago added a spacious extension for cohabiting.
A Sleek, Two-Story Addition Hides Behind a Traditional Cottage in Sydney
Taking cues from the original home, Madeleine Blanchfield Architects creates a seamless transition from old to new—and the result...
A Two-Story Atrium Revamps This San Francisco Victorian Into an Airy, Modern Home
While this 1907 home might look similar to its Victorian neighbors, just wait until you see inside.
San Diego, CA
Nestled on the Pacific coastline, between Los Angeles’s sprawl and the Mexican border, San Diego is a surprisingly design-forward...
Modern Mixed Use in San Diego
When Im and David Schafer moved in together they faced the challenge of combining the contents of David’s 880-square-foot loft...
A Compact Three-Story Brick Loft in San Francisco
Making the most of vertical space unleashes the potential of a petite San Francisco project.
A Renovated Midcentury in San Diego Is Sharp and Sustainable
Danish architect Jesper Pedersen reimagines a Lloyd Ruocco midcentury, putting sustainability at the forefront of the...
A Two-Part Landscaping Renovation in San Francisco
In an unusual collaboration among birds, wind, and one of San Francisco’s leading landscape architects, a California designer has...
An Immaculate Midcentury Abode in San Diego Asks $1.55M
Designed by influential architect William Krisel, the three-bed, two-bath residence promises comfort and style.
This Eye-Popping Chapel For Rent in England Tells the Story of a Made-Up Saint
Designed by artist Grayson Perry and FAT Architecture, A House For Essex pays tribute a fictitious saint who stands in for the...
A Curving Rammed Earth Addition Expands a Family Bungalow in Melbourne
Steffen Welsch Architects juxtapose a rammed earth extension with a 1930s bungalow in order to create a flexible family home.
The First LEED Gold-Certified Family Home in San Diego
A multi-generational home in San Diego, California, elegantly combines sustainability and luxury.
San Diego Teaches Us How Micro-Living Can Thrive
A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for the city.
A Revamped Cottage With a Detached Entertainment “Cube” Asks $2.8M in San Diego
Renovated to foster indoor/outdoor living, the charming La Jolla home was featured in a Dwell home tour in 2016.
A New Modern Hotel in San Diego Offers Surfing Adventures and Local Hospitality
When it comes to traveling these days, more and more people are seeking out ways to stay like a local—but that craving is now...
An Addition to a 1955 Modern Home Maximizes Views of the San Francisco Bay
A new master suite at the Teaberry Residence by Cary Bernstein Architect realizes the full potential of a site in Tiburon,...
Before & After: A DIY Couple Tackle Their 1915 Craftsman in San Diego
Since 2015, when Ashley and Ross Goldman bought a Craftsman-style bungalow in their hometown of San Diego, California, they've...
Budget Breakdown: A San Diego Couple Make Over Their Craftsman Bedroom For $29K
Ashley and Ross Goldman document their $29,400 master bedroom renovation on their DIY blog The Gold Hive.
This Rare Two-Story Eichler Has Just Been Listed For $1.35M
Two-story Eichler homes are few and far between, making this midcentury beauty in Marin County a particularly special property.
A Steel-and-Glass Addition With a Giant Hangar Door Maximizes Indoor/Outdoor Living
In Chicago's Wicker Park, the conversion of a two-flat Italianate building into a single-family home calls for a modern,...