Most attics are dark, dusty and just plain creepy, but interior designer Veneta Nikolova and architect Dimitar Karanikolov have transformed one into Loft 9B, an ultra modern living space in Sofia, Bulgaria. To make the most of a small area, a large dark cube conceals the bathroom that sits on top of the building’s elevator shaft, and the cube’s walls are just 16mm thin, with custom made concrete panels on the inside. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Due to privacy concerns, the entire apartment is outlined with tall cantilevered aluminum planters, which also does double duty to create a soothing and lush green courtyard. The upstairs bedroom has a bathtub in the middle of the room, which sounds great to us when we can’t manage to stagger our way to the shower. Other highlights include black metal panels around the ventilation system, a wooden drawer concealing the air conditioner, and magnet-held Edison bulbs above the dining table.