Type Five ADU

Berkeley backyard homes

Customizable ADUs that fit your budget and lifestyle.

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Join hundreds of Berkeley residents who have designed their Type Five in the past month.

Build now, upgrade whenever

Every Type Five can be customized, rearranged, and improved at any time. Your dream home can be yours, forever.

Type Five Build

Save time

Our approach simplifies and removes time consuming tasks to get you in your new home in the shortest time possible.

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Type Five
    • Permitting
    • Site Work and Construction
    • Module Manufacturing
    • Module Installation
    • Upgrade & Customize
    • Upgrade & Customize
Pre Fabricated
    • Sales
    • Permitting
    • Prefab Manufacturing
    • Site Work and Installation
Custom Built
    • Design and Sales
    • Permitting
    • Site Work and Construction

Our process

We provide a turn-key experience that's transparent and stress-free.

5 mins
View and pick the size, features and amenities for your dream backyard home right from your phone or browser. You’ll receive an all inclusive price.
1 month
Based on your design selections we'll put together the construction plans and paperwork to start building. We manage the entire permitting process, working closely with your city. If we can’t get your project permitted, you receive a full refund of your deposit.
2-4 months
Site Work and Construction
As your general contractor, our team will manage the entire building process, working with our network of vetted contractors to build your Type Five. With a standardized build process, we’re able to ensure high quality on the timeline and budget calculated from Day 1.
Our novel design system provides a Lego-like kit of parts and processes to build the home, removing costs and time while maximizing quality.
Upgrade and Customize
The beauty of owning a Type Five is the flexibility to add, remove, or update your interior anytime, all online. We’ll build and bring your new upgrades and install them for free.
Type Five Pod
The best way to get more from your Berkeley backyard
Move-in ready in 3-6 months

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