Gallery: Zecc Architects Transform Utrecht Church into Striking Modern ...

 
This gorgeous old church in Utrecht, The Netherlands was used as an antique furnishings showroom and a small concert hall after it closed its doors to church services in 1991. St. Jakobus church was later purchased and converted into a private residence through a stunning renovation by Zecc architects. Zecc sought to preserve the building's historic façade while transforming the open interior into a cozy modern living space.

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  1. pish May 19, 2014 at 6:34 am

    Hands down to Zecc for this jaw-dropping work. Amazing how they managed to combine contrasting elements of the gothic windows and arches vs the minimalist geometrical forms to a harmonious whole. Great job!

    Being very interested in repurposed churches, we made a video collecting six of these unique projects all over the world. See churches turned into a kindergarten playground or a skate gym here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_Pk2iPFGx8

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