Glass Walls Enclose The Small Guest House In This Home’s Backyard

Glass Walls Enclose The Small Guest House In This Home’s Backyard

Matt Garcia Design has created a modern ADU (accessory dwelling unit) in Austin, Texas.

Also known as a guest house, the Verdi Place ADU has walls of glass and measures in at 540 square feet (50sqm).

A modern ADU (accessory dwelling unit) or guest house, has walls of glass and measures in at 540 square feet (50sqm).

A wood deck surrounds the small house, while a glass door welcomes people inside.

A wood deck surrounds a small modern house, while a glass door welcomes people inside.

Inside, there’s a kitchen with white cabinets and a gray stone backsplash with a minimalist black shelf. Two skylights help to keep the kitchen bright.

A modern small kitchen with white cabinets and a gray stone backsplash with a minimalist black shelf. Two skylights help to keep the kitchen bright.
A modern accessory dwelling unit (ADU), also known as a guest house, has a fold-down murphy be next to the white and gray kitchen.
A modern accessory dwelling unit (ADU), also known as a guest house, has a fold-down murphy be next to the kitchen.

Adjacent to the kitchen is a small dining area and a living room. The dining area is somewhat tucked into the corner to allow the fold-down bed to be accessed easily. Blinds on the windows can be lowered to create a more private space for sleeping.

An accessory dwelling unit (ADU), also known as a guest house, has a fold-down murphy bed, a dining area, living room, and kitchen.

At the opposite end of the interior is a built-in dresser that’s located beneath a window.

A modern white built-in dresser located beneath a window.

Off to the side of the dresser is the entry to the bathroom. Inside the bathroom, everything has been kept white, while a skylight highlights the vanity, and a floor-to-ceiling glass screen separates the shower.

A modern white bathroom with a skylight that highlights the vanity, and a floor-to-ceiling glass screen separates the shower.
Photography by Casey Dunn
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