This loft is a converted stable in Trastevere in Rome, the result of a project by Roman architects MdAA. Trastevere was full of such stables until the beginning of 1900’s. Large spaces, developed especially vertically, whose dimensions were obviously dictated by those of the horses and carts.
As industrial parts of cities are being transformed into living neighborhoods, there is a bright future for buildings that served as factories, warehouses. Just as it happened with a landmark Victorian-era water tower in central London.
I’ve found this extraordinary home while looking for inspiration – well, here it is! Designed as if it were a love-child of a Finnish sauna, a Volvo and a UFO, this house is designed by the French company, Domespace.