We transformed an existing two-story loft space into a three-story, live-work space to accommodate a client’s changing needs and compact footprint, while preserving over two-thirds of the open loft.

By shifting the program to the rear of the building, we were able to create a three-story stack of support spaces within the existing two stories. A winding stair with translucent glass railings mediates between the levels, and a lightwell above supports continuity and visibility throughout.

Client: Confidential

Program: Residential, Apartment

Status: Built

Size: 2800 SF

Location: Cleveland, OH

Architect: Wes Harper, Kyle May, Mike Horton

Images: Kyle May