In Berlin, an Auto Repair Shop Becomes a High-Performance Home for a Painter and Her Family

Playing into the space’s raw, industrial character, Studio Karhard creates a loftlike dwelling with bohemian flair.

When artist Nata Lee Hahn approached Studio Karhard’s Alexandra Erhard and Thomas Karsten in 2018 to convert a former car repair shop into a studio space in Berlin’s bohemian Kreuzberg district, she was a self-described "single painter lady."

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