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Churches Converted Into Modern Family Homes
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Architecture10 years ago

Churches Converted Into Modern Family Homes

Zecc Architecten repurposed and converted two abandoned churches located in Utrecht, Netherlands into stylish family residences. The interiors look absolutely beautiful, but somehow I feel there are so many things you wouldn’t feel comfortable doing in here…

Some might think that it is inappropriate to use God’s house in such a way, however according to designboom, “hundreds of empty churches are scattered throughout the Netherlands and since 1970 more than 1000 churches have been closed by communities with over 1/3 of those structures being demolished. Re-use is the only way to prevent long-lasting vacancy or destruction of the historical layer within the city.”

What about you? Would you live in a converted church?

Website: zecc.nl

Residential Church XL

Church of Living. Utrecht, Netherlands

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