As San Francisco actual estate demands increase and obtainable space decreases, designers at ICOSA, in collaboration with Peter Suen, created the Domino Loft. The dynamic, multifunctional volume was built in a condominium in the city’s Fiscal District.
The customized loft houses a bedroom, guest bed, closet, dining area and vibrant operate spot. It was assembled in an offsite workshop making use of concrete panels, wood slabs, metalwork and custom cabinetry, and then reassembled within the home.
The designers’ very productive touches integrated a dry-erase white board that pulls out to a Murphy bed, and a full closet that’s hidden by a slide-away table that doubles as a desk.
A sturdy ladder with railings permits accessibility to the lofted “bedroom” location, underneath which is a closet and storage region for accessories this kind of as hats and sneakers. The ladder slides horizontally for simple accessibility.
The loft has a clean, contemporary appear, incorporating modern particulars and finishes. Storage is abundant during the complete unit, and the area is effortlessly practical for a couple — and even a guest or 2.
Patterns such as the Domino Loft are a creative solution for apartments in huge, crowded cities with more and more pricey real estate. What do you consider of this area-saving concept? [Photography by Brian Flaherty]