This Los Angeles Guest House Feels Like a Cabin in the Woods

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From House Beautiful

“Designing a small space to feel large is challenging, but always, always rewarding.” say Hisako Ichiki and Bo Sundius, the founders of Bunch Design, a Los Angeles-based architecture firm. And the couple would know from both professional and personal experience: In 2013, they designed their own 750-square foot ADU—also known as an accessory dwelling unit, a small outbuilding that can function as a home office, extra bedroom, or even a whole guesthouse—in their backyard, kickstarting their design practice that now specializes in ADUs.

Photo credit: Hearst Owned
Photo credit: Hearst Owned

The duo had already purchased and renovated their 100-year old bungalow in Solano Canyon, “a funny part of Los Angeles right behind Dodger Stadium,” they explain, where all of the houses have “a striped down craftsman aesthetic with lap wood siding, flashes of color, and trim.” But when one of their fathers was diagnosed

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