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.

Brooklyn Loft Renovation Masters Storage With a Custom Cabinet Wall
A creative tear-down renovation exposes a loft to natural light.
A Crafty Storage Wall Helps Define a Designer Couple’s Brooklyn Loft
A birch plywood table that the homeowners built inspires a functional wall that separates living areas and provides much-needed...
A Major Renovation Opens Up a Brooklyn Loft Apartment
A tech executive overhauls a loft duplex in a turn-of-the-century former paper factory in Brooklyn.
This Brooklyn Fashion Designer’s Cozy Loft Was Renovated on a Budget
A fashion label founder refuses to hide the rough side of her Brooklyn apartment, exposing pipes, columns, vents, and more.
A Renovated Apartment in Sweden Boasts Sunny Yellow Storage Walls
Lookofsky Architecture has revived a 1920s apartment with egg yolk-yellow accents and a series of multifunctional, storage walls.
Family Home Renovation in Brooklyn
For most homeowners, the goal of renovating is to transform an existing space into an idealized domicile.
10 Unbeatable Brownstone Renovations in Brooklyn
Balancing historic details with modern updates, these renovated Brooklyn brownstones are the stuff of dreams.
A Budget Friendly Brownstone Renovation in Brooklyn
A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a...
7 Brooklyn Row Houses Renovations
The dream of owning a Brooklyn brownstone is just one of many reasons why people make the move to the popular outer borough.
A Renovated Apartment in Norway With a Dreamy Loft
Outside Oslo, one family's remodeled home includes a dark, secluded loft that encourages daydreaming.
A Brooklyn Carriage House Is Revamped With a Penthouse Made From Shipping Containers
On a tree-lined street in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, a former carriage house from the 1930s is now a colorful modern home that...
A Design Duo's 19th-Century Brooklyn Townhouse Is Filled With Art They Love
Built in 1890, this recently renovated townhouse balances a beautiful mix of styles and eras.
Rent One of These Stunning Lofts in a Converted Brooklyn Church
Nestled in a 19th-century church and school, these Bushwick apartments feature cathedral ceilings and Gothic details.
Two Renovated Carriage Houses in Brooklyn Hit the Market
Starting at $3,350,000, these twin carriage houses in Clinton Hill retain their historic charm while boasting dreamy, minimalist...
Besides Being Works of Art, These Custom Metal Shutters Master the Texas Heat
A motif of perforated metal is carried throughout an Austin home, lessening the harsh effects of the sun.
This Brooklyn Loft Keeps 2,500 Books Tidy With Angled Shelves
Set at a 45-degree angle, the staggered shelves in Publisher’s Loft create a colorful, three-dimensional motif while maximizing...
A Stylishly Renovated 19th-Century Brooklyn Row House Lists For $3.2M
The 6-bedroom home was built in 1899 by prominent architect Axel Hedman, while the recent restorations were led by designer duo,...
Check Out This Brooklyn Hotel's Dramatic Living Wall Installation
Accentuating the lobby of the eco-conscious 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is a 25-foot, vertical living wall that blends industrial...
Budget Breakdown: A Brooklyn Brownstone Gets a Vibrant Renovation For $910K
When a Brooklyn-based couple sought to renovate a brownstone in Crown Heights, they knew exactly which architect they wanted for...
Before & After: A Brooklyn Kitchen Shines After a Much-Needed Renovation
A dark and outdated kitchen in a 100-year-old Brooklyn townhouse is transformed into a bright and contemporary space with plenty...