ADU Design

Bringing your ADU ideas to life

Our team at Better Place Remodeling believes that the best ADU designs come through a collaborative journey with those we serve. Together, we can turn your aspirations into action.
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3D Rendering

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1st step

Our journey begins by aligning with your vision. By immersing you in a 3D rendering of your space, we can take the first step with clarity and confidence.


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2nd step

As a key aspect of our ADU design process, we conduct thoughtful architectural planning to create a unique space that perfectly complements your home.


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3rd step

By joining us for a tour of our showroom, you can get an in-person look at our materials, fixtures, and finishes.


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4th step

During the final step, you’ll choose the custom finishes for your ADU interior design. Here, a dedicated ADU designer from our team can help guide you toward harmonious selections.

Floor Plans

Where inspiration comes to life

When it comes to your ADU design build, our in-house drafters can either adapt an existing design or work from scratch to bring your vision to fruition without compromise.

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  • 3 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 792 SQFT
  • 2 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 800 SQFT
  • 2 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 648 SQFT
  • 2 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 400 SQFT
  • Studio
  • 1 Bath


We share in your dreams while offering a guiding hand to make it happen.

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An ADU for every lifestyle

From cozy quarters to luxury dwellings and everything in between, we offer a little something for everyone.

Bringing new possibilities to fruition

We turn boundless ideas into brilliant masterpieces.

Inspired to create the best ADU designs San Diego has seen, we proudly carry out every step of the process in-house. From garage ADU designs to backyard abodes and beyond, no dream is too big for our team. Explore some of our featured favorites below.

Our Projects

Elevate your ADU with premium upgrades

Our exclusive upgrades provide a range of luxurious touches, allowing you to personalize your ADU to reflect your style.


Outdoor Entertainment

Expand your ADU design ideas by creating a versatile outdoor entertainment area where comfort meets chic for unforgettable gatherings.

Vaulted Ceilings

Enhance the spaciousness of your ADU design with a vaulted ceiling that adds both volume and a luxurious feel to the interior.

Exposed Beam

Embrace rustic charm in your modern ADU design with exposed beams, which provide a visually striking element and structural elegance.

Wine Storage

Customize your ADU interior design with specialized wine storage, blending functionality with sophisticated style for wine enthusiasts.

Bi-fold Doors

Seamlessly connect your indoor and outdoor spaces with bi-fold doors, a practical addition to your ADU design. Perfect for expansive entertaining and natural flow, these doors bring a sense of ease and convenience to your living space.

Smart Home

Implement the latest smart home technologies in your modern ADU design to enhance convenience, security, and energy efficiency with cutting-edge solutions.

Towel Warmer

Add a touch of luxury to your ADU with a towel warmer, providing cozy, warm towels and enhancing your daily comfort.

ADA-Compliant Design

Ensure your ADU design build is accessible to everyone. By incorporating ADA-compliant features, you're adding not just functionality and style but also a sense of inclusivity and thoughtfulness to your ADU.

Pot Filler

Add a practical and luxurious pot filler to your modern ADU design, perfect for those who enjoy the art of cooking and desire efficiency in their kitchen layout.

Roof Top

Optimize the use of every area in your ADU design by adding a rooftop space ideal for relaxation or entertainment with spectacular views.

Fire Place

Incorporate a fireplace into your ADU interior design to create a cozy, inviting atmosphere that transforms your space into a warm, welcoming home.

What homeowners are saying

“Better Place Remodeling was the best choice for our ADU project. As top ADU builders, they understand the big picture and support us at every step.”

Randy C

Better Place Remodeling Homeowner
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Expert answers you can trust

Find answers to some of the most common ADU design questions we receive.

Hiring an ADU designer ensures your project benefits from professional expertise in space optimization, regulatory compliance, and aesthetic design. Our in-house designers offer personalized guidance through every step, from concept to completion.

Designing a detached ADU involves considering its purpose, integrating it with the existing property, and ensuring privacy. Our experts handle every aspect, from planning and design to construction, ensuring your detached ADU complements your home and lifestyle.

The cost of designing an ADU is influenced by the project's complexity, size, custom features, and professional fees. Our team offers transparent pricing and works with you to create a design that fits your budget and meets your expectations.

Designing an ADU involves defining your goals, understanding local regulations, conducting a site assessment, budget planning, and selecting the type and style of ADU. Our one-stop shop manages all these steps, providing a hassle-free experience from design to construction.

Architectural designs are essential for ensuring your ADU complies with local regulations and meets your needs. Our team provides comprehensive architectural services, streamlining the design process to align with legal requirements and your vision.

Converting a garage into an ADU involves assessing the existing structure for suitability, designing the space for optimal use, and navigating permits and construction. Our in-house team manages the entire process, from initial design to construction, making it a seamless transition for homeowners.

Our design team specializes in maximizing small spaces through innovative solutions like multi-functional furniture, vertical storage, and open floor plans. We tailor ADU designs to enhance living spaces, reflecting your needs and preferences while optimizing functionality.

Maximizing living space in a two-story ADU involves thoughtful layout planning, incorporating multi-functional rooms, and using space-saving solutions. Our design team excels in creating two-story ADUs that are spacious and functional, tailored to your specific needs.

Modern ADU designs emphasize sleek, minimalist aesthetics and sustainable features like solar panels and energy-efficient systems. Our one-stop-shop approach integrates these trends with your unique vision, ensuring a personalized and innovative ADU design.

Our approach to ADU interior design focuses on blending functionality with personal style. We consider efficient use of space, natural lighting, and your aesthetic preferences to create functional and reflective interiors tailored to your taste.