ECHO Houses

Designates small, free-standing, barrier-free, energy-efficient, and removable dwellings that are installed adjacent to single-family homes as residences for elderly relatives, usually parents.

Quick Facts

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21345
Names
ECHO houses American English
ECHO house American English
cottages, elder American English
dwellings, ECHO American English
ECHO dwellings American English
ECHO homes American English
ECHO housing American English
ECHO units American English
Elder Cottage Housing Opportunity units American English
elder cottages American English
homes, ECHO American English
houses, ECHO American English
housing, ECHO American English
units, ECHO American English
flats, granny British English
granny flats British English
vivienda ECHO Spanish
extensión de vivienda mayor Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300189990. The J. Paul Getty Trust.