For many people across the world, work no longer means navigating rush hour traffic or subway crowds to make it to work and spending 9 to 5 there. In the mobile age, more and more companies are relegating offices. Teams are communicating via Skype and using tools like Basecamp for collaboration and project management. Location-dependent […]
Our latest YardPod is a home office in Berkeley. This is our first with opening transom windows. It features drywall interior, bamboo floors and track lighting.
“The YardPod is great. It turned out really very well indeed and will be a fantastic new space for us. Many thanks for a job well done. I am sure […]
Need a Home Office But Don’t Have the Room?
An Interview with Malcolm Davies of YardPods
Please tell us a little bit about your company and the services you offer.
YardPods was founded in 2009 by Marvin Mauer and myself to provide design/build services for homeowners wishing to add a workspace or studio. Unlike most construction, we prefabricate […]
This 8ft x 12ft YardPod is divided into an 8ft x 8ft office and a 4ft x 8ft bathroom with full shower, washbasin and toilet. It is used by the owner as the headquarters of his Marin-based business. Exterior finishes and color match two other small buildings on the property and the office […]
This 10ft x 12ft YardPod replaced a broken down greenhouse which was previously on the site. The original concrete slab was re-used. The YardPod matches the existing house with the same exterior boarding and roof profile and roof shingles. Inside, the floor is bamboo, the walls are drywall and skylights provide natural light. The building […]
This 8ft x 12ft YardPod was designed and built for a Teacher in Berkeley, California. She wanted an office that maximized wall space while still providing good natural light.
We prefabricated this YardPod with five high-level Milgard aluminum awning windows and one glass-paneled steel door.
Foundations comprised six site-poured concrete foundations with a connecting treated wood beam […]