ADU Construction in Hawthorne by FTR Renovation

Hawthorne, CA | April 5, 2023

Our ADU project in Hawthorne demonstrates FTR Renovation’s finesse in optimizing limited spaces and navigating complex zoning requirements. The outcome is a space-efficient, stylish, and fully compliant ADU.

  • Completed Date

    April 5, 2023
  • Project Budget

  • Project Duration

    12 months
  • Building of a 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU).

    Project Challenges

    1. Limited Footprint: The challenge was to create a functional living space within a small area.
    2. Zoning Requirements: Adhering to Hawthorne’s specific regulations surrounding ADU construction.
    3. Architectural Consistency: Ensuring the ADU’s design was in harmony with the main home.


    1. Design a compact ADU that doesn’t compromise on quality of life.
    2. Achieve full compliance with local zoning ordinances.
    3. Create an architectural style that mirrors the existing residence.


    1. Efficient Design: Crafted an ADU that’s not just compact but also perfectly livable.
    2. Legal Acumen: Navigated all zoning and permit necessities with zero hitches.
    3. Design Continuity: Succeeded in maintaining a cohesive aesthetic with the primary residence.

    Solutions & Strategy


    In-depth client meetings led to a design blueprint that capitalized on space-efficiency without skimping on comfort.

    Core Components:

    • Bedroom: Incorporated built-in furnishings to conserve space while maintaining function.
    • Bathroom: Employed sleek design principles and top-tier fixtures for a luxurious feel.

    Regulatory Compliance:

    Managed the process of securing all relevant permits, staying aligned with Hawthorne’s ADU regulations.

    “FTR Renovation has transformed a complicated endeavor into a delightful experience. Our ADU seamlessly fits with our main home and serves its purpose beautifully.”
    – Sophia and Steve Johnson