Spend a weekend roaming the vast complex of 19th-century factory buildings that comprises MASS MoCa in North Adams, Massachusetts, and it's impossible not to fantasize about transforming your own diamond-in-the-rough into a useful and beautiful space.
Here are some factory conversions from the Apartment Therapy archives that, like MASS MoCa, exploit the scale and versatility of industrial spaces while establishing a dialogue between the building's past and its new life.
- • 1. Elevated sitting area at MASS MoCa
• 2. Chris & Hannah's Spectacular Reclaimed Loft
• 3. Industrial Work/Live Space
• 4. Matthew & Chloe's Corset Factory
• 5. Beth's Sail Factory