Lofts

A young and fresh type of home, very popular in recent years. The loft is a living space obtained from a former industrial complex, while the open space is "simply" an open space located in a traditional home. In the macro-field of housing design, the two types sometimes get confused because very often the loft is organized as an open space due to its construction characteristics.

House-art showcase in the former Zamenhof Clinic in Tel Aviv: a Bauhaus-style loft
House-art showcase in the former Zamenhof Clinic in Tel Aviv: a Bauhaus-style loft

A Bauhaus-style loft located in the iconic Zamenhof Clinic building in Tel Aviv, whose form has been preserved in the building's 21st-century transformation into a luxury residential complex

Nil Dos House, from a construction warehouse to an urban loft in the centre of Barcelona
Nil Dos House, from a construction warehouse to an urban loft in the centre of Barcelona

In the heart of the Gràcia district, a warehouse belonging to a small construction company defies the darkness and the bizarre internal fragmentation and is turned into Nil Dos House: a luminous dwelling, an oasis of peace and vegetation

Loft with oak floors and cast iron details
Industrial loft for a photographer in New York. Oak floor and cast iron details

Desai Chia Architecture renovates a New York loft for a photographer looking for a stimulating work environment. A space that would serve both as a gallery for her photographs and as a living space in which she can enjoy her privacy

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Loft in Paris. Furnishings and pastel colours create a backdrop to separate the space

Charlotte Fequet uses full tone pastel colours to divide the Loft into functional areas. The custom-made furniture completes the space, defines it and in some cases interconnects it, making the most of every surface area of the house.

The gymnasium. A gymnasium transformed into a bright and intimate loft with an industrial style
The gymnasium. A gymnasium transformed into a bright and intimate loft with an industrial style

Picture the possibility of building a new home in a former gymnasium, a space that everyone knows and many architects have fantasized about. In The gymnasium project, 10 skylights and a glazed facade let light flood the building with its large trusses. A combination of new and recycled materials made it possible for architect Robbert De Goede to create a new use

Loft with brick walls
Recovery of a Loft in Catalonia. Combining character and uniqueness of the building

An old workshop in Poble Sec Barcelona pushed the FFWD Arquitectos studio to accept the main challenge of adapting the space for new residential use while preserving all the construction elements that give it character and uniqueness.

The open space space separated from the glass wall
Renovation of a former industrial building in Spain. From old warehouses to apartment

Egue Y Seta Architectural and Design Studio renovates an apartment in Barcelona, reorganizing the interior spaces of the former Poble Nou warehouses which are now habitable

Wooden and brick lofts
Modern loft made of brick and wood. Small touches improve living comfort

York Loft is a modern living attic in wood and brick, designed by the American firm Todd Davis Architecture who are based and located in San Francisco, it is equipped with a number of design gimmicks that significantly improve the quality of living

Lofts in Montreal. Black, white oak and colour accents for a young, urban interior design
Lofts in Montreal. Black, white oak and colour accents for a young, urban interior design

The Griffintown Penthouse is located in a new residential complex adjacent to the Lachine Canal, offering a sublime view of Montreal's natural and urban landscape. The precise organisation of the pieces and the subtlety of the interior design have made it possible to create a bright, bold sanctuary that is in keeping with the beauty of the site

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Loft in the center of Rotterdam. The old masonry is the backdrop for new material structures

Firm Architects gives life to an old warehouse in the center of Rotterdam whose main problem was to reopen old windows to give light to the loft. Inside, brick walls form the backdrop to new structural levels of wood, glass and metal