Lofts DesignsourcePaperback - 2004
Since its inception at the end of the 1960s,loft living has generated an entire movementdedicated to the recovery of old, industrialspaces. Today, the loft is becoming moreaccessible to the general public, as its originaldefinition expands to include a variety ofopen-plan living spaces. With this currentexpansion, there is a growing diversity in theway architects treat the characteristic whitewalls, exposed metal, glass screens, andexpansive hard floors.
As Lofts DesignSource illustrates, individualexpression is the key. Experimentation withdistribution, color, texture, materials, andfinishes can result in personalized spacesand urban sanctuaries that reflect the mostindividual of architectural designs. Withprojects ranging from New York to Paris andeverywhere in between, this title providesreaders with a comprehensive examinationof the exciting changes taking place intoday's loft environment. And with morethan 600 full-color illustrations, LoftsDesignSource is sure to become an integralpart of every library.