Collection by William Lamb

Modern Mezzanines


Mezzanines are, by definition, in-between spaces—neither here, nor there; neither upstairs nor down. But mezzanines needn't be wasted space. Here, from Dwell's archives, are seven examples of creative designs for the mezzanine—a lofty perch on which one can sleep, read, work, or merely observe.

Tasked with transforming a 93-square-foot brick boiler room into a guesthouse, architect and metalworker Christi...
The couple’s white Bulthaup kitchen is set within a double-height volume hung with Tom Dixon Beat lights, arranged in a...
Venice has always been a community that embraces art, grit and anything that’s a bit rough around the edges.
The kitchen fits neatly on one wall.
Clear glass panes set strategically into the otherwise translucent curtain wall expose the mezzanine to fresh air and...
A band of clerestory windows illuminates the interior.
The delicate wooden dowels, used both on the exterior facade and the mezzanine level balustrade, are nods to the bamboo...
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