This east London warehouse conversion by Sadie Snelson Architects functions as a studio and home for a photographer, and features a mezzanine, concrete work surfaces and original Crittal windows.
An old laundry space in Barcelona has been converted into an apartment with clever storage by Carles Enrich, who left black I-beams and vaulted ceilings exposed to reference the building’s industrial past.
Houben & Van Mierlo Architecten paired black steel columns with exposed venting to reference the original features of a pair of former barns in Amsterdam, which have been stripped back to their shells.
Structural elements such as concrete ceiling beams and columns have been exposed during the renovation of this central London apartment by local studio Inside Out Architecture.
An old industrial building in Brussels has been converted into an open-plan apartment by ADN Architectures, who added a skinny staircase made from folded steel but left concrete ceilings and columns exposed.
This converted loft in Tokyo has been left looking deliberately rough around the edges by G Studio, who decided to combine home comforts with raw industrial finishes, and dabbed the concrete walls with white paint.
This derelict block in Mexico City has been transformed into a series of apartments by Cadaval Sola Morales, who chose to restore the original wooden floorboards and leave brick walls with plaster marks exposed.
Load-bearing walls were replaced with wooden beams in the renovation of this early-20th-century apartment in Montreal, which features a monochrome colour scheme and painted brickwork.
Andrew Simpson Architects inserted a series of skylights in between original ceiling trusses to draw light into this red brick former warehouse in Melbourne.
A workshop building was overhauled into this loft-inspired home for a Dutch couple by EVA, featuring double-height spaces and a black steel staircase.