Who are the Cabins designed for?
There are many situations where people are looking for extra space that is set apart from their own living space. These small structures are also ideal for getaway cabins or second homes on vacation properties. Here are a few options – click on an icon for details.
Hazel moves in with her daughter and family after her husband Herb passes away. She eats dinners with the family, but spends a lot of time doing her own activities in her little home. Hazel likes being independent and living in a space that will support her as she ages. She retains her lifestyle and helps babysit her grand kids when her children need a break.
Charlie and Nora are sustainability consultants and started their own practice. Their FabCab is a dedicated office space that emulates their practice. Their clients are impressed with the environmentally and socially sustainable design and are inspired to be more eco-conscious. Charlie and Nora’s office offers a separation of space while allowing them to have a flexible schedule for their kids.
Bob is 68 and retired 3 years ago. He recently picked up a new model train hobby and his train village grew and he needed a dedicated space to keep his trains. Bob’s FabCab offers him plenty of activity space where he can bring his grand kids and show them the trains. He can tinker around and not worry about making a mess!
Zoe, a 35 year old artist spends time painting in her studio where it is quiet and she can get away from her hectic home. Zoe also shows her work out of her studio and feels comfortable bringing clients into this dedicated space. She also teaches painting at her studio and uses that as supplemental income.
Kit‘s career leaves her little time to go to the gym or to her yoga class. After work, she retreats to her “sacred space” and runs on the treadmill and practices yoga with calming music as ambient noise. Kit doesn’t spend precious time commuting to a gym and she can fit in workout time anytime during the day or night.
Betty, who needs some extra income rents out her ADU to her friend’s daughter Kristen, who is a Junior at a nearby college. Kristen was happy to rent Betty’s space because it is much more affordable than an apartment and it also comes with a parking space. Betty received free education and loan assistance to build a FabCab and is proud of herself for being so business-savvy while helping someone else out.