Insulated Backyard Office Studio

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The Coast Options

The Coast Studio is our entry level insulated backyard office design. This Coast backyard office kit offers much more flexibility for design changes because we’re not adhering to historical design elements. It uses the same high-quality materials as our signature studio styles for less cost, without sacrificing quality. Doors and windows can be moved, roof pitches and siding types can be changed to put your personal spin on this versatile, functional studio.

The insulated backyard office kit incorporates large windows in the front with sliding glass or French door that offer full light into the studio.  The vaulted ceiling area gives the Coast an open feel no matter the size of footprint you decide to use.

Engineered wood beams are a dramatic accent. The ceiling of your Coast backyard office studio is finished with your choice of Cedar or Pine, tongue and groove or shiplap, 6” or 4” spacing on the vaulted ceiling.  

All exterior trim is pre-primed Cedar 5/4” thick for longevity and proper look and function. Natural wood is available and can be finished to your specifications as an option.

We design our Coast backyard office studio buildings to be extremely tight, and energy efficient to keep heating down and create a healthy environment for work or play.

All windows and doors meet the stringent code requirements for energy standards. A choice of colors and/or painting can be applied upon request. French doors are optional in 5’ and 6’.  3’ full glass doors are available. These doors can be painted to offer yet another classy accent to the walk-up façade.

What Comes Standard for The Coast


24”x24”x6” Concrete footing, w/#4 rebar, with 12”x12”x8” pier block set in concrete, adjustable pier saddle.

Floor System

Pressure Treated 4x10 DF perimeter beams with Simpson hangers, 2x6 floor joists with R-21 insulation, 3/8” pressure treated plywood bottom skin, ¾” ACX plywood subfloor.  Fully panelized construction.

Wall System

2x4 premium DF wall studs, 15/32” OSB sheathing, R-13 insulation, Pre-drilled electrical holes @18”, fully panelized construction.

Roof System

2x6 premium DF joists, ½” Plywood sheathing, R-30 Rigid Ply-iso insulation, Fully panelized construction, 1x8 Pre-primed Cedar fascia


12” Standing seam, hidden fastener roofing with upper and lower trims, Choice of color, painted screws to match.


Fiber cement siding with 5/4” Pre-Primed Cedar corners and window/door trim. 3” over doors and windows, 3” for sides and sill.

Doors & Windows

Vinyl Windows/Doors, White, Double Pane, Argon Filled, Keyed (If applicable), Stainless hardware.  60” French style door, stainless hardware, Stainless steel lock set with deadbolt, Outswing. Safety glass as needed.

Interior Finishes

Sheetrock, smooth finish Level 3, 1x square trim around windows and doors. Ceiling, 1x6 Shiplap Pine Tongue and Groove (T&G) clear finish.

Permit Drawings & Engineering

Every insulated backyard office kit is pre-engineered and built to exacting specifications. If a situation comes up requiring permit drawings and a stamped engineer for your jurisdiction, we have you covered with our staff of drafters that are familiar with communicating our prefabrication process to building departments.  Engineering on the West Coast is standard, Mid-West and East Coast engineering will be handled on a case by case basis. Permittable drawing and engineering package costs are based on size of the studio, and the types of drawings requested.


There are countless options from different door and window configurations, colors, heated floors, siding and insulation types, upgraded energy and structural packages just to name a few. Contact us for a list of optional Coast studio upgrades.

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