livingExclusive Inspiration: Warehouse Wow Factor

o. 30 – June, 2012

Warehouse Wow Factor!

Today livingExclusive heads to San Francisco’s South Beach neighbourhood to check out this stunning warehouse conversion by Edmonds + Lee Architects.

The project converts an old industrial space into a beautiful contemporary loft apartment.

Open plan living, exposed timber ceilings, striking feature accessories and floor to ceiling windows are combined to create a space that is both functional and spectacular.

Shop the story to add a bit of warehouse wow factor to your home.

written by Camilla Wagstaff

    warehouse-1-apartment-loft-conversion-in-san-francisco-exterior © Edmonds + Lee Architects

    Edmonds + Lee Architects transformed an old industrial warehouse into a fabulously modern loft apartment.

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    The loft formerly served as a distribution point for imported tea, rice, and silk.

    warehouse-3-apartment-loft-conversion-timber-and-concrete-accents © Edmonds + Lee Architects

    The existing concrete shell and heavy-timber panelling are left exposed, contrasting seamlessly with the sleek new interior finishes.

    warehouse-4-apartment-loft-conversion-floor-to-ceiling-windows

    The previously long, dark space was transformed using an open plan and floor to ceiling windows, to pull light from the entrance in.

    warehouse-5-apartment-loft-conversion-metal-staircase © Edmonds + Lee Architects

    A modern, floating steel staircase connects the living areas on the ground floor with the sleeping areas on the mezzanine.

    warehouse-6-apartment-loft-conversion-mezzanine

    The mezzanine level creates an easy, open flow between the communal and private areas of the loft.

    warehouse-7-apartment-loft-conversion-bookcase-on-mezzanine © Edmonds + Lee Architects

    Frameless transparent glass guardrails provide a direct visual connection to the living room below.

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    The bedroom embodies a pared down, minimal aesthetic. An area has been created behind the bedhead to provide wardrobe storage.

    warehouse-9-apartment-loft-conversion-sleeping-area © Edmonds + Lee Architects

    The rough wooden pillars and muted timber floors give the space a calm, organic feel.

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    A waterfall shower off the bedroom provides a little paradise escape.

    warehouse-11-apartment-loft-conversion-feature-lighting © Edmonds + Lee Architects

    A metallic light fitting secured to the exposed beams becomes a stunning focal point for the entire space.

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