Turning a Factory Loft into a Comfortable Home for a Family

Turning a Factory Loft into a Comfortable Home for a Family

Project: Factory Loft Conversion
Architects: Batek Architekten
Project Team: Anke Müller, Patrick Batek
Lighting Concept: PSLab
Location: Berlin, Germany
Area: 240 qm
Photo Credits: Marcus Wend
Text by Batek Architekten

Turning a factory loft with a heritage listed façade into a comfortable home for a family, yet retaining the historic character – that was the challenge for this property in Berlin-Kreuzberg.

Turning a Factory Loft into a Comfortable Home for a Family

A cube made of oak forms the centerpiece, which skilfully exploits the ceiling height, accommodates the spacious master bathroom, and creates both storage space and room structure. By analogy, a floor-to-ceiling sliding door separates the living area from the work area, leaving the loft permeable and allowing for retreat spaces.

Turning a Factory Loft into a Comfortable Home for a Family

The new structures, consciously placed as exhibits in the factory floor, respect the factory character, which is also preserved by exposed brick walls and an industrial floor. In contrast, a lot of wood, the brass fittings in the kitchen and bathroom, and hand-made rosé tiles create a cosy atmosphere.

Turning a Factory Loft into a Comfortable Home for a Family

Turning a Factory Loft into a Comfortable Home for a Family

kitchen, Batek Architekten

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bathroom, Batek Architekten

bathroom, Batek Architekten

shower, Batek Architekten

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