When we think of modern lofts and loft living we think of live/work spaces with high ceilings, expansive windows, and an open plan. Here we show the best ideas for industrial loft spaces that have been transformed into modern residences. As more people look for reinvigorated downtown housing options, loft spaces exemplify modern urban living.

Loft Living in Pittsburgh
Edge Studio's apartment building with its glass-and-steel facade is a glowing example of the urban renaissance that's gripping...
Like a Loft on Water
Anchored in a small canal, this floating house is all about space and light.
A Musty Attic is Transformed Into a Luminous Loft
In Seattle, an architect transforms a cramped space into a flexible family gathering spot.
Devising Clever Solutions For a Small San Francisco Loft
A software engineer outfits his tiny apartment with flexible design ideas.
Stylish Modern Loft in A London Heritage Neighborhood
An impeccably furnished, modern apartment building brings the steel and glass sleekness of modern architecture into a historic...
This Modern Loft For Sale Will Have You Dreaming of Berlin
A converted attic in a turn-of-the-century building in Berlin’s Charlottenburg neighborhood asks over $4 million.
Industrial Style Heaven in this Boston Loft
Chic and trendy space, perfect for a young entrepreneur.
A Rookie Designer and Her Builder Father Create an Artist's Sculptural Loft in the Desert
A rookie designer, a veteran builder, and an artist eschew the traditional and join forces to create a singular residence in...
A Compact Three-Story Brick Loft in San Francisco
Making the most of vertical space unleashes the potential of a petite San Francisco project.
Modern Lofts We'd Love to Call Home
While loft living might not be for everyone, others find it dream-worthy.
Take a Peek Inside Airbnb's New Loft-Inspired Office Space in Paris
Airbnb is all about local—and that's just what they've done with their brand new Parisian office space.
Step Inside One Couple’s Game-Changing Live/Work Loft
Drawing inspiration from game design and the whimsical geometries of M.C. Escher, architecture firm CHA:COL designs a...
Tour a 17th-Century Paris Loft Overflowing with Vintage Items
A tastemaker brings his distinct vision to an industrial loft with a centuries-old pedigree.
12 Lovely Little Lofts
Making the most of a little spare loft space can add a whole new dimension to your home.
A Mid-Century Manhattan Loft
When you're running a company out of your home, you'd better hope you've got the space to keep everything in its place.
Ultimate Urban Loft for Sale
An Urban Lifestyle Oasis in Downtown...
Life at a Florentine Loft Revolves Around an All-in-One Storage Marvel
Three floors of drawers structure an Italian home with a rich history.
Big City, Little Loft
New York City is the nation’s capital of cramped quarters.
Designer Douglas Loft For Sale
An historic loft in the middle of the city of the angels.
Warsaw Loft with Multifunctional Furniture
To maximize their small Warsaw loft, transatlantic designers Aleksander Novak-Zemplinski and Becky Nix handcrafted a fleet of...