If I lived in a beautiful, spacious loft I would definitely consider creating a unique architectural space. I would design something a little different but I like the overall idea. Not only does it get away from the typical desk up against a wall setup, but it hides cable clutter and keeps books and reference materials nearby. I would prefer something constructed out of a more translucent material that glowed softly with the right lighting but still hid everything from site from the rest living space.
(* note: I lost my link to where I found these photos. It was from an architect’s site. If anyone recognizes this interior please send the info my way so I can credit. thanks.)