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.

Devising Clever Solutions For a Small San Francisco Loft
A software engineer outfits his tiny apartment with flexible design ideas.
A Compact Three-Story Brick Loft in San Francisco
Making the most of vertical space unleashes the potential of a petite San Francisco project.
Striking Slatted Wood and Glass Home in San Francisco
Teaming up with architect Craig Steely, an industrial designer and a mechanical engineer find just the right design for a...
9 Marvelous Waterfront Homes
Whether it's the sound of waves crashing on the shore, or its entrancing blue color, there is something so relaxing about being...
10 Modern San Francisco Homes
Mention San Francisco and you might stir up images of steep streets lined with colorful and historic Victorian...
A Glowing Eichler Home in San Francisco Asks $2.15M
Built in 1962, this superb Eichler one-story in San Francisco's Diamond Heights neighborhood prioritizes indoor/outdoor living.
9 Stellar San Francisco Renovations
If you've ever embarked on a renovation in California, you know how challenging the historic preservation laws can be.
This Three-Level Loft in San Francisco Is an Artist's Sanctuary
This lively live/work studio in San Francisco's Dogpatch is a constant work-in-progress that mirrors its inhabitants' creative...
Check Out 2 Beautifully Renovated Eichlers For Sale in San Francisco
Both in San Francisco’s Diamond Heights neighborhood, these two exemplary Eichlers are shining examples of the prolific...
Modern Shipping Container Home in San Francisco
Two San Francisco art and travel addicts overhauled a loft—and customized a pair of shipping containers—to accommodate their...
Flos Shop in San Francisco DZINE Showroom
Flos, the Italian lighting company that collaborates with many of the best designers working today, opened a San Francisco...
A Historic Victorian in San Francisco Is Meticulously Transformed Into a Modern Family Home
In San Francisco’s Alamo Square, Jensen Architects turns to the past to boldly reinterpret a storied historic home.
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Modern Lofts We'd Love to Call Home
While loft living might not be for everyone, others find it dream-worthy.
This Beachside Pad in San Francisco Is the Stuff of Surfers' Dreams
Honing in on the meditative surfing vibes of the ocean, what was once an old horse barn is transformed into a seaside haven,...
After a Renovation, a Classic San Francisco Victorian Is Now Bursting With Light and Color
An architect reimagines a narrow 1901 row house in Noe Valley while preserving its historic facade.
Backyard Marsh in San Francisco
A landscape architect in San Francisco harnesses an underground water source to create a lush marshland in his own backyard.
See the Careful Transformation of a Midcentury Eichler in San Francisco
Joseph Eichler developed more than 11,000 homes in California from 1949 to 1966, and though tons are still standing today, many...
Designer David Kensington renovates a historic home in San Francisco with royal ties
The stately Tudor Revival-style manor in Pacific Heights was the home of the British consul general and site of a formal...
Park Life, San Francisco
I was in San Francisco's Inner Richmond neighborhood a few days ago, and stopped by one of my favorite shops: Park Life, a cool...

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