Zecc Architects‘ turned St. Jakobus church in The Netherlands, into a modern, cozy home. The renovated holy building, which closed its doors in 1991, has pristine white interiors, an open plan, and plenty of beautiful stained glass windows.
BOLLES+WILSON gave a new lease on life to the elliptical Sebastian Church in Germany. This organic and spacious building now shelters a kindergarten with classrooms and a play area complete with skylights, a slide, and a great deal of toys.
Dow Jones Architects converted an old church right opposite the Houses of Parliament into a fresh modern institution. The Museum of Garden History, which used to be St. Mary-at-Lambeth Parish Church in a previous life, has been reincarnated as a brilliant space dedicated to plants and gardening.