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.

Converted Loft Fit for a Modern Family in Copenhagen
In an up-and-coming area of Copenhagen, a pair of designers and their twin girls inhabit a converted loft, filling it with...
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.
Small and Modern: A Family Lakeside Getaway in Texas
A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision...
A Historic London Property Is Converted Into a Modern Mediterranean Eatery
The ground floor and basement of a historic structure become a warm, inviting modern restaurant after a major renovation.
A Garage Converted Modern Playroom
It could have been a Sheetrock box, but as the house’s most frequently used point of entry, it deserved the same architectural...
A Couple Convert An Old School Bus Into A Light and Efficient Family Home
The Mayes family transformed a Thomas High Top into a well-organized and airy humble abode, using thoughtful storage and a...
Modern Furniture Fit for a Classic Eichler
Seeking a modern shell for their mid-century pieces, a pair of collectors found a relatively untouched Eichler in San Rafael,...
Modern Angular Rural Family Home in Canada
Surrounded on all sides by a sweeping Canadian hayfield, the 23.2 House is an angular ode to rural life.
A Tiny House Fits a Family in 196 Square Feet
A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration...
Modern Wood-Lined Family Home in the Hamptons
Two idiosyncratic Andrew Geller structures get a new lease on life as part of a modern-day family compound designed by Hamptons...
A Modern Home For a Design-Savvy Family in Florida
A design-build firm with a flair for modernism creates a stylish indoor/outdoor living space in Winter Park.
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.
Modern Lofts We'd Love to Call Home
While loft living might not be for everyone, others find it dream-worthy.
An Experimental New Hotel Includes a Steel Prefab and a Copenhagen Loft
Danish brand Vipp allows guests to book design-forward rooms in the form of a lakeside prefab, an urban loft, and a converted...
A Family’s Loft in Poland Gets a Minimalist Renovation That’s Both Elegant and Functional
A comprehensive interior renovation by Loft Kolasiński transforms a 1930s-era family home in Szczecin, Poland, into a...
A Converted Firehouse Fit For an Artist Is Listed at $749K
Fifteen minutes from Providence, Rhode Island, a former firehouse is now a live/work space that supplies artistic freedom.
A Hotelier Realizes a Modern Barn For His Family’s Retreat in South Africa
In the Elgin Valley, a simple rural form by Scott + Partners sets the foundation for an indoor/outdoor getaway.
Thoughtful Design Details Warm Up a Modern Family Home in Northern California
When the San Francisco firm l'oro began designing a family home in Mill Valley, California, they challenged themselves to create...
A Green and Affordable Structure Fits Three Families in One 28-Foot-Wide Lot
Two Seattle architects design and build a dynamic multifamily structure on a formerly vacant lot.
This Modern Cabin Is the Ideal HQ For a Family in Alaska
In the shadow of Denali mountain, amid Alaska’s meadows and icy streams, a former teacher and a four-time Iditarod winner built a...