Let's imagine that you really want to live dead centre in a metropolitan area. But you don't want to experience all the possible negative side effects of living in such a place. And you have a lot of money. These three elements are crucial assumptions to understand the concept of the Carloft.
Apparently, living in a closed cocoon yourself, in some sort of gated community for wealthy urbanites isn't enough. Let's imagine: it could be hard to find a decent parking space. It might be slightly uneasy in a dark, underground parking space. So the people behind the carloft thought it must be a good idea to include the car as a part of your private luxourious condominium with a splendid view over the city centre.
So the appartments built with the carloft-system come with a built-in carlift, with which you can park your car right in front of your home, in front of your own window. Even if you live on the fifth floor in the centre of Berlin.
Honestly, I like luxus in appartments. I like stupid gadgets. And the private loft-gardens that every floor has in this building is just a lovely contrast to the city around the building. But this is overshadowed by a way to park your car that is just over the top in all possible ways. It's a way for inhabitants to close themselves off even more radical from everything around them that is slightly different (and thus: a potential threat to peace and security). Sure, it looks good in a photoshopped image, but the concept is just a bridge too far for me. If you'd want to live in the city, you'd have to deal with the fact that it's actually a city. And parking your car on the fifth floor might be a nice gadget, but for the god's sake: aren't there smarter (and less flashy, maybe?) ways to organize parking for an appartment building in an urban settings?