- The appearance of lofts in Moscow
- Top 5 loft complexes in Moscow
- Clerkenwell House
- Loft garden
- Manhattan House
- «Danilovskaya Manufactory 1867»
In the broadest sense, the term "Loft" is inherent in homes, offices and workshops, made in the premises of former industrial facilities or warehouses with the characteristic elements of their former purpose. With regard to Moscow real estate, this type of buildings is usually attributed to apartments in new buildings, and penthouses, and simple houses, designed in the style of "Loft". Real houses "Loft" is very difficult to find, but experienced designers and designers are able to create a loft atmosphere even in a conventional panel house, the main sufficient desire and ability of the owner.
Often, such apartments are not purchased as a basic accommodation, but as a place for recreation, creative reflection and bright parties. There are several reasons for this: Firstly, most lofts do not have the status of a "dwelling" and it is almost impossible to register in such real estate. Secondly, for a permanent residence by the family, such a premise is too large and not always furnished in the traditional way. But the value of the loft just lies in the originality of the situation, in the freshness of design and detachment from gray everyday life: it is the dream of any creative person. And anyway, who refuses to have such a corner, in which there are all conditions for a hobby, a pleasant meeting of friends, business conferences, original holidays and simple rest.
The classic lofts that appeared in America during the crisis, in terms of area, exceeded 100 square meters, as they were made directly in the buildings of industrial facilities. In Moscow, the area of apartments in loft style is usually in the range of 50-500 m2. The room is made in the form of a studio, without any separate rooms, except with the exception of a bathroom. The layout of the lofts are also multi-storey (most often two-story), where the recreation area is located on the upper floors, and all other space is reserved for active pastime. The peculiarity of the loft lies in a huge area and very high ceilings, in comparison with even apartments such as a studio. In addition, of course, there are a number of rules for the design of such premises: the loft style is inherent in metal and glass elements of decoration, brick or concrete walls, large windows, the height from ceiling to floor and the general view of antiquity at all sites in indoors. Also you can see in such apartments naked communications of pipes, plugs, valves, that is one of the elements of loft style, repeating the special color of industrial buildings of America of the 40s from the inside.
The appearance of lofts in Moscow
A separate segment in the market of Moscow real estate for houses in loft style was singled out only in 2011. In the same period there were also large agencies selling and renting lofts with large-scale projects: The Loft, Wine House, Loft Garden, etc. Today, the rental of lofts is in great demand: the total area of premises on the Moscow real estate market is more than 60 thousand square meters. Moreover, offers in the rental of lofts vary in purpose: thousands of different types of design and a variety of layouts adapted to any event. The loft can be given up both for solemn events: parties, birthdays, weddings, matinees, corporate parties, and for business: lectures, seminars, business meetings.
As for prices, they are very high in this category of real estate: the average price fluctuates around -10 thousand. dollars for 1 sq. m., but basically its value depends on the availability of infrastructure and location of real estate, as well as other types of real estate in the Moscow market. But this is not the final value, if the loft project is still under construction. The price for the finished object can make up 200% of the initial in terms, since during the work on the project the designer can change or add kaike something.
Among the ready loft-projects of Moscow there are a lot of worthy objects, with a consistent style and good location. In the article we will try to consider each of them separately.
Top 5 loft complexes in Moscow
Clerkenwell House is a whole complex of apartments located in Khamovniki. Premises are made in the style of London apartments of the ХІХ-ХХ century, only natural materials used to emphasize the romantic character of London. The name of the apartment itself came from the creative district of London - Clerkenwell. In the twentieth century, it was inhabited by artists, designers and other members of the society of London's bohemia, so the atmosphere of Clerkenwell was imbued with creativity and creative tendencies.
Designers Clerkenwell House skillfully recreated a small London in the center of Moscow: among the apartments offered by Clerkenwell The house has also small cozy lofts with a terrace, and two-storey loft-style studios, and attic rooms, and apartments with a personal garden. The price per square meter of such apartments starts from 9000 dollars 1 sq.m.
The buildings made of masonry are perfectly adapted to any type of premises. The complex itself is located in Sokolniki Park, surrounded by greenery, where a quiet atmosphere and masterfully executed landscape design underscore the level of business-class loft-apartments.
As for Loft Garden premises themselves, they are distinguished by modern communications, high-quality repair and decor elements preserved from the time of the design bureau of the aviation plant there them. M.L. Mile. These apartments can be called a real example of how a classic loft should look. Despite this, the location of the Loft Garden complex also has many advantages: in walking distance are located fitness clubs, a swimming pool, a stadium, a tennis court, shops and the Sokolniki park itself, so it's not at all to be bored with a Loft Garden resident have to. The prices for 1 sq.m of loft apartments in this complex start from 4500 dollars.
Another classic loft complex in Moscow in the airport area is the Manhattan House. Built in the old building of Stalinist classicism of the 1930s, this loft has so far the highest appreciation of consumers for aesthetic qualities.
The unique architecture is emphasized by the brightest elements of the design of the American classics: huge windows, brick walls decorated with decorative molding of Greek motifs. Doors and windows are made on the basis of solid, heavy wood with high-quality high-quality glazing. Successfully matched furniture adds its zest to Manhattan House apartments. In addition to design, all communications and life support systems are made at the highest level, and concierge services are also available in the complex.
Initially, the building did not have large windows, characteristic of the loft style, so the windows in the complex were specially enlarged. The special zone of the complex is the attic floor. There are 11 apartments, of which there is an excellent view of the city. The area of objects in Manhattan House ranges from 50 to 125 sq.m at a price of 6000-7000 dollars per 1 sq.m.
The residential complex in Tagansky district on the waterfront is one of the most original loft projects in Moscow. "Arthouse" is an unusual complex of apartments, it combines the style of Neoloft and the unique accent of the architect Sergey Skuratov.
The "Arthouse" complex has gained popularity due to positive reviews not only of clients, but also of architectural criticism: Due to the unique taste of the architect, "Arthouse" was awarded several prizes in town planning and architecture. This is not surprising, because the impeccable design is based on high-quality German building materials. The style of the loft is 100% complete: the apartments have elements of industrial premises, incredibly high ceilings - from 5 to 9 meters, large windows and a general atmosphere of creativity. Magnificent views of the embankment of the river. Yauzy inspire.
The whole complex of "Arthouse" consists of two buildings. The buildings are united by a promenade, inscribed so as to harmoniously combine the multi-level structures on the 5th and 6th floors. For people who are experienced in creativity, this complex can offer in addition to flawless apartments and also space for galleries on the lower levels of the building. "Arthouse" is a few minutes walk to the metro station "Kitai-Gorod".
Another and perhaps the most important feature of the LCD "Arthouse" - this complex was not registered as an industrial facility, and therefore it is possible to register tenants. All this makes "Arthouse" one of the most popular loft projects in Moscow among local bohemians.
«Danilovskaya Manufactory 1867»
The largest apartment complex of loft apartments - "Danilovskaya Manufactura 1867" has so far the widest assortment of loft-style dwellings for different tastes. The total area of all premises exhibited from the LCD "Danilovskaya Manufactory 1867" is almost 8 hectares. The largest loft-complex is located near the Third Ring Road of Moscow, between Novodanilovskaya Embankment and Warsaw Highway.
The very name of the complex speaks of its history: the modern Danilovskie lofts were built in the building of the former cloth manufactory. The scale of the project is a variety of types of premises: the complex is not only residential areas, but also the premises allocated for elite offices in the loft style. The length of the business zone of the complex is so large that the designers had to divide it into buildings named after the founders of the cloth manufactory: the Knop building and the Meshcherina building.
Buildings are multi-level production shops, with a floor from 1 to 5. Thick walls are made of red brick - in the classic style of American design of the 40s.
High enough ceilings allowed designers to recreate the atmosphere of New York: on high brick walls are elements of natural wood in the form of hanging shelves and paintings of conceptual art in wooden frames, long metal chandeliers in the apartments also emphasize the style of American classics. Perfectly matched elements create a completely different dimension behind the door of each apartment.
The apartments themselves are located in the attic zone. "Danilovskaya Manufactory 1867" has a total of 42 apartments for every taste, ranging from 40 to 200 sq.m. The price for such apartments is from 7 to 9 thousand dollars per sq.m.