Gallery: 1930′s Church Transformed Into Amazing House in Rotterdam

The original church was constructed in the 1930s, but it was no longer being used as a place of worship. Instead, it was a mechanics shop for cars.

The original church was a voluminous building with a high roof lined with beautiful wood paneling and a choir platform on one side with two dormer windows. In total, the volume of the church was 3,000 cubic meters, which is around 6 times larger than the average family home in the area. The volume was far grander than the family needed, but there was no need to tear the building down as it was in good working order, so Ruud Visser Architects set out to design a ‘luxurious house of normal measurements.’


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  1. Designer Renovates Rott... November 24, 2010 at 1:24 pm

    [...] Rotterdam, there is a program where you can buy abandoned buildings for cheap if you promise to renovate them [...]

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