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What is the difference between Loft and Studio?

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Corné

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Corné , College student, MBA, Geneva

Answered Nov 03, 2020

The most obvious difference between a loft and a studio is their size. A loft is going to be bigger than a studio. A studio apartment may sometimes be just one room or it may have two rooms sometimes that would already include the bathroom. The loft can be divided into more rooms if needed. Another main difference is the actual design of the two. A loft is going to have higher ceilings which means that it will tend to feel more luxurious and spacious as compared to a studio. The price of these two types of apartments will also be different. The studio apartment is going to cost less as compared to the loft.
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W. Kaye

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W. Kaye, Ex-Marine, Post Graduate, Chapel Hill

Answered Oct 14, 2020

The best way to differentiate between a loft and a studio is to understand what they really mean. A loft is an upper section of a building which is now being used as an apartment. For better understanding, consider a loft as a raised apartment or gallery inside a very big building like church, commercial building, hall, etc. A loft is a very big apartment, spacious, and there are no partitions in it.

And even without any partitions, it is spacious enough to have different areas like a sleeping area, a living room, a kitchen, and a bathroom inside the apartment. On the other hand, a studio is simply an artist's workshop and can also serve the purpose of an apartment.

A studio is usually a portion of a building, and is usually partitioned into two or three rooms at most so as to save space. In terms of size, a loft is more spacious than a studio. However, the cost of owning and maintaining a studio is cheaper compared to a loft.

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Answered Oct 12, 2020

Loft and studio are two places that people can use. They are two types of apartments. One of the differences between them is how a person uses the two. Lofts have more space, so they can be used for various purposes, including shelter or storage space.

Lofts have high ceilings and resemble a gallery that could be found in buildings or halls. With space, it is easier to navigate through the various rooms and areas of the loft. Studios are more confined. They are just a small room that can be used as a place to live. The kitchen, bathroom, and bedding quarter is all in one space.

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S. Leo

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Answered Apr 21, 2020

Loft and studio are two types of apartments used by people. There are some little differences between the two. Their differences can be well explained when you consider certain features of the two types of apartments. Aloft can be used for different purposes, such as storage, shelter, etc. It looks like a raised apartment or gallery in a hall or any commercial building.

It is spacious enough to be used for a number of things. You can easily partition it into different rooms, which makes it easy for you to form a bedroom, a sitting room, a kitchen, etc. On the other hand, a studio can be defined as an artist's workshop or a small room in a building that can be used as an apartment.

It is usually a small room, but at times, two rooms can be combined in order to save space. A perfect example of how a studio apartment looks like is a bachelor's apartment. In terms of size, a loft is larger than a studio, and that makes it be very expensive compared to a studio.

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L. Sevigny

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L. Sevigny, Doctor, Las Vegas

Answered Apr 08, 2020

Aloft is the upper part of a building that is generally a former factory or commercial building, which was previously an artist's workroom transformed into an apartment. Aloft is big and quite impressive compared to a small studio. A studio is smaller, and it can only have one or two rooms, and most common areas are combined to make space. It is because of its size that it is more affordable than a loft.

Aloft, on the other hand, is an open space that can be apportioned into many rooms and can be made to make room for an office or studio. In a studio, there is little or no room for enough furniture and fixtures. However, it is easier to keep clean and maintain.

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