Loft in Barcelona

YLAB arquitectos renovated a 100 square meter apartment with a big terrace in an old building in the hearth of a traditional neighborhood in Barcelona. Here is the project description: The house has a very deep and narrow floor plan and only two facades at the ends, one to the street and the other one to the terrace in the inner courtyard. The proposal is an integral architectural intervention of the space with two main goals: to maximize the lighting and ventilation from the facades Read more [...]
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Mint House

Epitaph transformed an 35 year old house located in Iwate, Japan, into a loft style house with one big family room. Here is the project description: This project is a reform of the house of 35 years old. This house is an one-storied house. The structure is a light gauge steel. The owner hoped to us for removing the partition wall that became unnecessary by the change in the family structure, and making one big room. We secured a bigger space by exposing the truss of the ceiling with Read more [...]
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Office Loft F27

schlosser+partner transformed a two-storey urban apartment in the north of Graz, Austria, into a multi-functional loft serving as home and office. Here is the project description: The concept “Black or White“ is the underlying idea of a radical new design for an urban apartment in the north of Graz. Modern architecture has transformed a two-storey apartment built in the 1990s into a multi-functional loft serving as home and office. Whereas the owners see the apartment as the perfect Read more [...]
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Collector’s Loft in New York

UNStudio designed the interior of this loft located in Manhattan that explores the interaction between a gallery and a living space. The existing loft space was characterized by challenging proportions: the space is long and wide, but also rather low. gently flowing curved walls were introduced to virtually divide the main space into proportionally balanced spaces. This created zones of comfortable proportions for domestic use, while simultaneously generating a large amount of wall space for Read more [...]
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Brouwersgracht Loft

Remco Wilcke of CUBE Architecten and his partner Marloes van Heteren of SOLUZ Architecture designed this distinctive loft located on the first floor of a historic warehouse in the center of Amsterdam. When they found the monument it was still in use as a warehouse, as two separate long and dark rooms of 100 square meter each. They bought the place and hoped the council would let them change the status to “dwelling”, which they did after all the plans were submitted. So in 2008 the old warehouse Read more [...]
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Oscar Niemeyer’s Refurbishment

This is Oscar Niemeyer’s Refurbishment, a masterpiece brought to life by the talented creators Felipe Hess and Renata Pedrosa. This project entailed the conversion of an original devised three bedroom interior into an open space contemporary loft. A loft with fluid circulation and grand social spaces with no permanent partitions. In order to achieve this openness the architects cleverly divided the private from the social spaces by the introduction of a central block dividing the two activities. Read more [...]
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Crosstown Loft

Campos Leckie Studio transformed an open plan loft into a open public space upstairs and a convertible sleeping and play private space downstairs. This project presents an alternative to suburban living for young families. The decisions of individual families to collectively reclaim neglected parts of the urban fabric presents a compelling model for urban revitalization and adaptive re-use. The design demonstrates a creative architectural response to the challenges of creating “rooms” in generic Read more [...]
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Staircase Transformation

CSAR Architecture transformed a former staircase into a loft apartment consisting of several spaces on different levels. Here is the project description: The identity of the existing staircase has been the inspiration for the transformation, as well for the interior as for the outside of the former public entrance building located on the KNSM Island in Amsterdam. The staircase building used to be the entrance of the cafeteria connected to it, which is a long building lifted from the ground. CSAR Read more [...]
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Private Residence by Garcia Tamjidi

Garcia Tamjidi transformed one of the first warehouse loft in the city of San Francisco into a private residence. The loft maximizes natural light provided by an exterior light court. Designed as a living gallery space, the architecture capitalizes on the openness and optimizes generous display surfaces. The interior stair connecting the ground floor from the loft becomes an artistic focal point and transition from the more public to the more private areas. Read more [...]
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Loft in Porquera de los Infantes by Jess Castillo Oli Arquitecto

Searching for some new projects to post I found this amazing ruin that looks abandoned, but if you look closer you see its not, just like House of Ruins by NRJA posted in February. Jess Castillo Oli Arquitecto created a cozy home inside this ugly ruin located in Porquera de los Infantes, Palencia, Spain. Photos by ngel Baltans Read more [...]
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