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.

Melissa and Keith Bishop, Loft B
“We went from 3,000 square feet to 720,” says Melissa Bishop, sitting on her leather couch.
Michigan Architect, Jackson B. Hallett
Please join MCMM on November 5th, 2017 from 1-3pm, for self-guided tours, featuring two of Mr. Hallett’s residential designs.
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.
12 Lovely Little Lofts
Making the most of a little spare loft space can add a whole new dimension to your home.
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...
Devising Clever Solutions For a Small San Francisco Loft
A software engineer outfits his tiny apartment with flexible design ideas.
Big City, Little Loft
New York City is the nation’s capital of cramped quarters.
A Compact Three-Story Brick Loft in San Francisco
Making the most of vertical space unleashes the potential of a petite San Francisco project.
The Midland Country Club by Alden B. Dow
When Alden B. Dow drew his first sketches for a clubhouse for the Midland Country Club in 1930, he had yet to receive his...
A Musty Attic is Transformed Into a Luminous Loft
In Seattle, an architect transforms a cramped space into a flexible family gathering spot.
Alden B. Dow: The Mastermind of Midwestern Modernism
The Alden B Dow Home & Studio in Central Michigan showcases the extraordinary vision, imagination, and craftsmanship of the...
Like a Loft on Water
Anchored in a small canal, this floating house is all about space and light.
A Cramped Amsterdam Apartment Is Transformed Into an Airy Loft
A formal rental apartment in Pijp, Amsterdam, previously broken up into many rooms with minimal light, now provides gleaming,...
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...
Industrial Style Heaven in this Boston Loft
Chic and trendy space, perfect for a young entrepreneur.
Can This Renovated, Loft-Like Home in Spain Be Any Dreamier?
A cramped home in Catalonia gets a dramatic makeover that highlights its best historic details.
Melissa Manfull's Tesseracts
The term Tesseract was coined in the 19th century by science fiction writer Charles Howard Hinton to describe the 4-dimensional,...
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.
Cutting Up a Mini Loft in Los Angeles
Los Angeles–based architecture firm Tag Front faces the future of downtown living with an apartment that melds the compactness of...

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