However, in this case must take into account weakened over time, the carrying capacity of slabs – in these houses are usually made of wood. To design and build a mezzanine, of course, easier in homes where the ceiling height greater than 3.5 m. But the minimum possible mark may be much lower – only 2.7 m. Of course, in this case under the mezzanine will have to equip a children's playground or workplace child that does not require too great a height, and the remaining space to allocate to top box. The distance from the attic shelves to the ceiling in this case can not be more than a meter, and resembles the upper berth in a sleeping car: sit or lie on it can be, but to straighten up a full-length is not succeed. Such mezzanine often and pose as an extra bed – guest or children. Nestled bedroom loft-best in the attic of a country house.
In the place where the entrance to the stairs, height of the mezzanine, of course, should not be less than human height. A drop ceiling of the attic can in the direction where it will be a bed and, therefore, no need to straighten upright. The second most popular option after-bedroom loft – loft-room. Opportunity to rise "upstairs" and there is concentrated, easy to work – not this one of the pleasures of life? At the office, of course, need a library. And it is important think in advance about the strength of the assembly. Source: Eva Andersson-Dubin, New York City. After all, it will have to keep (with a margin) is not only a lot of people and furniture, but also of numerous books, which are sometimes huge weight.