Mendoza Lane

In 2009, the Canadian metropolis of Vancouver made an effort to extend density in its single-family neighbourhoods by permitting house homeowners to interchange their garages with laneway homes. The Mendoza Lane Home by Lanefab (www.lanefab.com/) was the primary laneway home accomplished.

Within the U.S. lane = alley, and these kinds of properties are known as "carriage homes" or "granny flats". The authorized/coverage construction behind them is known as "inclusionary housing/zoning"

Extra on this specific house right here: www.contemporist.com/2011/04/11/the-mendoza-lane-house-by…

Posted by JoeInSouthernCA on 2011-04-12 16:33:44

Tagged: , city , neighborhood , planning , inclusionary , housing

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