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Missing Middle was introduced in 2010 by Daniel Parolek of Opticos Design, Inc., a company which seeks ways to create livable, sustainable communities and design the buildings that reinforce them, including Missing Middle Housing.

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For general inquiries:

Opticos Design, Inc. 
2100 Milvia St, Ste 125
Berkeley, CA 94704
p: 510.558.6957
f: 510.898.0801

Opticos Design, Inc. is a certified B Corporation and a California Benefit Corporation, dedicated to integrating environmental, social, and fiscal issues into its decision-making. From individual building design to neighborhood plans to regional master plans, Opticos creates custom-made solutions that directly address the architectural, cultural, and sustainable needs of communities, including Missing Middle Housing.


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