Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs

De la Conserva House / Jose Costa. Photo: © Milena Villalba Lofts have evolved from being the topmost floors of buildings, like attics converted into apartments, to encompassing open-concept spaces that integrate the entire architectural...

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 1 of 50 De la Conserva House / Jose Costa. Photo: © Milena Villalba

Lofts have evolved from being the topmost floors of buildings, like attics converted into apartments, to encompassing open-concept spaces that integrate the entire architectural program into a single large room. As people increasingly seek flexible and open living spaces, we have curated a collection of 25 unique loft designs that offer different approaches to these environments. From mezzanines that take advantage of high ceilings to clever furniture arrangements, each loft showcases innovative design concepts.

Perfect Storm Loft Renovation / Killing Matt Woods

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 10 of 50 Perfect Storm Loft Renovation / Killing Matt Woods. Photo: © Kat Lu

De la Conserva House / Jose Costa

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 9 of 50 De la Conserva House / Jose Costa. Photo: © Milena Villalba

Zagal Loft / Tangible

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 11 of 50 Zagal Loft / Tangible. Photo: © Mateo Soto

Loft Renovation in Font Honrada Barcelona / Adrian Elizalde Architecture

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 7 of 50 Loft Renovation in Font Honrada Barcelona / Adrian Elizalde Architecture. Photo: © Adrià Goula

Tribeca Loft / Office of Architecture

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 8 of 50 Tribeca Loft / Office of Architecture. Photo: © Matthew Williams

Apartment in the Heart of Poblenou / m-i-r-a architecture

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 6 of 50 Apartment in the Heart of Poblenou / m-i-r-a architecture. Photo: © Del Rio Bani

Loft Diego / Arquitetura Nacional

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 2 of 50 Loft Diego / Arquitetura Nacional. Photo: © Cristiano Bauce

Loft With Love / CMC architects

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 38 of 50 Loft With Love / CMC architects. Photo: © BoysPlayNice

Refugio Loft / Consuelo Jorge Arquitetos

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 27 of 50 Refugio Loft / Consuelo Jorge Arquitetos. Photo: © Fran Parente

Inhabit / Antony Gibbon Designs

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 36 of 50 Inhabit / Antony Gibbon Designs. Photo: © Martin Dimitrov

Crosby Loft / Crosby Studios

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 33 of 50 Crosby Loft / Crosby Studios. Photo: © Mikhail Loskutov

Michigan Loft / Vladimir Radutny Architects

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 45 of 50 Michigan Loft / Vladimir Radutny Architects. Photo: © Mike Schwartz Photography

The Barn / Carney Logan Burke Architects

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 37 of 50 The Barn / Carney Logan Burke Architects. Photo: © Audrey Hall Photography

Loft Ninho / Nildo José

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 50 of 50 Loft Ninho / Nildo José. Photo: © Denilson Machado - MCA Estúdio

Loft in Marvila / RA+TR arquitectos

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 31 of 50 Loft in Marvila / RA+TR arquitectos. Photo: © Rui Cavaleiro

Minimalistic Industrial Loft / IDwhite

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 39 of 50 Minimalistic Industrial Loft / IDwhite. Photo: © Leonas Garbačauskas

Loft São Paulo / treszerosete

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 40 of 50 Loft São Paulo / treszerosete. Photo: © Ana Mello

Loft / Korman Arquitetos

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 35 of 50 Loft / Korman Arquitetos. Photo: © JP Image

Bed-Stuy Loft / New Affiliates

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 48 of 50 Bed-Stuy Loft / New Affiliates. Photo: © Michael Vahrenwald

Industrial Loft II / Diego Revollo Arquitetura

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 32 of 50 Industrial Loft II / Diego Revollo Arquitetura. Photo: © Alain Brugier

Pape Loft / StudioAC

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 34 of 50 Pape Loft / StudioAC. Photo: © Jeremie Warshafsky Photography

Poblenou Loft / The Room Studio

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 29 of 50 Poblenou Loft / The Room Studio. Photo: © Mauricio Fuertes

Hayloft / loft buro

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 42 of 50 Hayloft / loft buro. Photo: © Andrey Avdeenko

Marcel's Loft in Barcelona / MH.AP Studio

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 30 of 50 Marcel's Loft in Barcelona / MH.AP Studio. Photo: © Luis Díaz Díaz

Devesas Factory Building / Anarchlab, Architecture Laboratory

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 28 of 50 Devesas Factory Building / Anarchlab, Architecture Laboratory. Photo: © Ivo Tavares Studio

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on February 22, 2021.

Living in a single room can be a liberating experience when it is designed with creativity and ingenuity. Lofts, with their open-concept spaces and flexible layouts, have become a popular choice for those seeking a unique living environment. Whether it's utilizing high ceilings to create mezzanines or cleverly arranging furniture, there are endless possibilities to explore.

In this collection, we have curated 25 distinctive loft designs that showcase the diverse approaches to living in a single room. Let's delve into the world of loft living and draw inspiration from these remarkable spaces.

Perfect Storm Loft Renovation / Killing Matt Woods

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 10 of 50 Perfect Storm Loft Renovation / Killing Matt Woods. Photo: © Kat Lu

De la Conserva House / Jose Costa

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 9 of 50 De la Conserva House / Jose Costa. Photo: © Milena Villalba

Zagal Loft / Tangible

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 11 of 50 Zagal Loft / Tangible. Photo: © Mateo Soto

Loft Renovation in Font Honrada Barcelona / Adrian Elizalde Architecture

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 7 of 50 Loft Renovation in Font Honrada Barcelona / Adrian Elizalde Architecture. Photo: © Adrià Goula

Tribeca Loft / Office of Architecture

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 8 of 50 Tribeca Loft / Office of Architecture. Photo: © Matthew Williams

Apartment in the Heart of Poblenou / m-i-r-a architecture

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 6 of 50 Apartment in the Heart of Poblenou / m-i-r-a architecture. Photo: © Del Rio Bani

Loft Diego / Arquitetura Nacional

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 2 of 50 Loft Diego / Arquitetura Nacional. Photo: © Cristiano Bauce

Loft With Love / CMC architects

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 38 of 50 Loft With Love / CMC architects. Photo: © BoysPlayNice

Refugio Loft / Consuelo Jorge Arquitetos

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 27 of 50 Refugio Loft / Consuelo Jorge Arquitetos. Photo: © Fran Parente

Inhabit / Antony Gibbon Designs

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 36 of 50 Inhabit / Antony Gibbon Designs. Photo: © Martin Dimitrov

Crosby Loft / Crosby Studios

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 33 of 50 Crosby Loft / Crosby Studios. Photo: © Mikhail Loskutov

Michigan Loft / Vladimir Radutny Architects

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 45 of 50 Michigan Loft / Vladimir Radutny Architects. Photo: © Mike Schwartz Photography

The Barn / Carney Logan Burke Architects

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 37 of 50 The Barn / Carney Logan Burke Architects. Photo: © Audrey Hall Photography

Loft Ninho / Nildo José

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 50 of 50 Loft Ninho / Nildo José. Photo: © Denilson Machado - MCA Estúdio

Loft in Marvila / RA+TR arquitectos

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 31 of 50 Loft in Marvila / RA+TR arquitectos. Photo: © Rui Cavaleiro

Minimalistic Industrial Loft / IDwhite

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 39 of 50 Minimalistic Industrial Loft / IDwhite. Photo: © Leonas Garbačauskas

Loft São Paulo / treszerosete

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 40 of 50 Loft São Paulo / treszerosete. Photo: © Ana Mello

Loft / Korman Arquitetos

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 35 of 50 Loft / Korman Arquitetos. Photo: © JP Image

Bed-Stuy Loft / New Affiliates

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 48 of 50 Bed-Stuy Loft / New Affiliates. Photo: © Michael Vahrenwald

Industrial Loft II / Diego Revollo Arquitetura

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 32 of 50 Industrial Loft II / Diego Revollo Arquitetura. Photo: © Alain Brugier

Pape Loft / StudioAC

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 34 of 50 Pape Loft / StudioAC. Photo: © Jeremie Warshafsky Photography

Poblenou Loft / The Room Studio

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 29 of 50 Poblenou Loft / The Room Studio. Photo: © Mauricio Fuertes

Hayloft / loft buro

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 42 of 50 Hayloft / loft buro. Photo: © Andrey Avdeenko

Marcel's Loft in Barcelona / MH.AP Studio

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 30 of 50 Marcel's Loft in Barcelona / MH.AP Studio. Photo: © Luis Díaz Díaz

Devesas Factory Building / Anarchlab, Architecture Laboratory

Living in a Single Room: 25 Unique Loft Designs - Image 28 of 50 Devesas Factory Building / Anarchlab, Architecture Laboratory. Photo: © Ivo Tavares Studio

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on February 22, 2021.

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