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.

This Elegant, Industrial SoHo Loft Is Streamlined but Cozy
A full-floor loft apartment in a landmarked New York City building is an ideal blend of old and new, masculine and modern.
12 Luminous Lofts That Pull Off the Industrial Look
From converted warehouses to live/work retreats, these unconventional homes demonstrate why loft living is so...
A Tiny Parisian Loft Strikes Industrial Vibes With a Surprising Material Palette
Black steel accents and exposed oriented strand board redefine a tiny Parisian apartment with high ceilings and tons of natural...
A Miami Renovation That Blends Concrete and Rich Wooden Interiors
Designed with Floridian sensibilities, this bright loft gives an otherwise industrial space some warmth.
Industrial Revolution
Maria Cook and Lance Compa were only looking to kill a sleepy Sunday afternoon when they drove 20 minutes south of their home in...
A Modern Glass Addition in Belgium
For this tiny house in the Belgian forest, a little extra square footage comes in the form of a glassed-in addition with a...
A Neoclassical Gallery Home in Belgium
In this Brussels mansion, nothing has a price tag, but almost everything is for sale.
The Lofting of America
It seems that everyone is vying for a bit of exposed brickwork.
8 Examples That Show How Loft Living Goes Beyond Just NYC
When you think of loft living, your mind may flash to the interesting lofted dwellings of New York City's Tribeca or Soho—but...
10 Minimalist and Monochromatic Homes in Belgium
Belgium is a beautiful country, rich with history and full of amazing architecture and design.
Cabin Vibes Get an Industrial Edge at This Brazilian Home
At Casa Granja V, a warehouse-inspired exterior gives way to folksy living spaces anchored by a library of 5,000 books.
Industrial Pied-à-Terre in Italy
Minimal space meets maximum durability in a beautifully sparse Turin apartment.
Like a Loft on Water
Anchored in a small canal, this floating house is all about space and light.
A Major Restoration Updated This Midcentury Landmark in Belgium
A Belgian couple abide by strict preservation rules to breathe new life into an International Style villa by architect Lucien...
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...
Big City, Little Loft
New York City is the nation’s capital of cramped quarters.
12 Lovely Little Lofts
Making the most of a little spare loft space can add a whole new dimension to your home. Here are a few creative examples.
This Chapel-Turned-Office in Belgium Is Unbelievably Cool
Klaarchitectuur fashions an office space for their firm that balances the building's communal past with modern workplace needs.
This Beguiling Guesthouse in Belgium Has an Underground Cinema and a Watchtower
Crafted with layered wood and clad in Cor-Ten steel, a film lover’s backyard retreat offers a series of surprises.
A Fantastic Renovation in Belgium Rescues a Bauhaus-Inspired Home
Designed in 1969 with the Bauhaus movement as inspiration, the Zoersel House was a prototype meant to be duplicated across the...