Home Office

New YardPod Home Office in Berkeley, CA

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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 […]

Interview with Malcolm

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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 […]

YardPod Home Office with a Bathroom

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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 […]

YardPods Featured in San Francisco Chronicle

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New YardPod Home Office in Kentfield

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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. […]

YardPod CLASSIC for a Teacher in Berkeley, California

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This 12ft x 8ft 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 […]

Introducing YardPod® CLASSIC

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Introducing YardPod CLASSIC

YardPod Classic is the latest generation of YardPod:

Lower Prices
Much Faster to assemble.  Contractors can install on a prepared foundation in one day.  Homeowners with building experience may take 2-3 days with friends.
Ships as a flat-pack anywhere in the USA
Walls, Floor and Roof Panels lock together
4ft wide modular walls can be mixed and matched

Solid […]

How Green is a YardPod®?

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Answer: As Green as we can make it!

Designing for sustainability is not a binary activity, everything involves trade-offs.  In an ideal world, we would only use materials that were affordable, renewable and produced locally that was easy to assemble, had structural strength and thermal stability, used no paint or glue, that needed no maintenance, did […]

Living with my YardPod®

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I have now enjoyed my YardPod for over a year.  It has met all of my performance criteria and greatly exceeded my expectations in terms of enjoyment.

I built my YardPod with two objectives; first to provide a showcase for our business in designing and selling YardPods.  It is all very well having pictures and showing […]