About Schuyler Silva

Schuyler Silva is the co-founder and COO of SQFT Studios. A fabrication expert, Schuyler lives and breathes building methods, products, and tools.

One More Year to Save $17,000 on ADUs

HURRY! You only have 1 more year to save big on building an ADU The City of Portland has been pushing urban density in lieu of urban sprawl. Instead of taking over the farms, forests, and wildness that we Oregonians love, our city is going to grow denser. [...]

Electrical: What you need to know when it comes to ADUs and Home Studios

Electrical What you need to know when it comes to ADUs and Home Studios Here at SQFT Studios, we deal with a lot of electrical questions. When building an accessory structure, whether a Home Studio or ADU, the new accessory structure needs to have power. This can happen [...]

NOW BOOKING: Airbnb Cabin by SQFT Studios

NOW BOOKING! Airbnb Cabin by SQFT Studios A recent build of SQFT Studios is now live on Airbnb. We collaborated with Patrick, a local homeowner who wanted to share his little paradise with others visiting Portland. Situated in the quiet Concordia neighborhood, this unit is close to Alberta [...]

WE’RE HIRING! (AGAIN!)

Join the SQFT Studios Team! SQFT Studios LLC is a small, fast growing, Design/Build company in Portland, Oregon specializing in Home Studios and ADUs. Our passion for building science has led us to use a proprietary modular construction system that allows for a wide range of customization while [...]

WE’RE HIRING!

Join the SQFT Studios Team! SQFT Studios LLC is a small, fast growing, Design/Build company in Portland, Oregon specializing in Home Studios and ADUs. Our passion for building science has led us to use a proprietary modular construction system that allows for a wide range of customization while [...]

The Dude’s Abode

The Dude's Abode SQFT Studios Introduces the At Home Bowling Alley Howdy Stranger, Do you like hanging out with your best friends? Do you wanna roll some rocks tonight? Fancy a Caucasian? The new SQFT Studios Dude's Abode just might be the ringer you're looking for. SQFT Studios [...]

Schuyler Silva Featured in All Things Real Estate

Schuyler Silva Featured in All Things Real Estate Our COO writes about Home Studios vs. ADUs https://issuu.com/all.things.real.estate/docs/atre0609-issuu Schuyler Silva, COO here at SQFT Studios, was recently published in the November 2016 issue of All Things Real Estate, a local magazine about, well, all things real estate. You can pick up your [...]

Case Study: 12’x18′ Home Studio

Case Study: 12'x18' Home Studio We've recently completed a brand new Home Studio! Read below to discover how SQFT Studios was the perfect solution. The Challenge: The client wanted to add an additional bedroom and bathroom to their 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom house. They [...]

Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) Guide

SQFT Studios ERV Guide What is an Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV)? And why do you put one in every unit you build? Here at SQFT Studios, we install an Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) in every unit we build. When we tell clients that we’re going to install this [...]

Tree Preservation

Tree Preservation Standards Portland gets serious about its trees Stumptown Stumptown is a nickname given to the city of Portland because, upon first development of the city, virtually all the trees were cut down leaving stumps everywhere. In order to move away from that moniker, the [...]