In The Netherlands there are hundreds of empty churches which have altered their function and are now given a new program, such is the case with St. Jakobus in Utrecht.  The purpose of the re-use of the church was to re-evaluate this distinguished monument with as little architectural interventions as possible to transform it into a spacious residence.

In The Netherlands there are hundreds of empty churches which have altered their function and are now given a new program, such is the case with St. Jakobus in Utrecht. The purpose of the re-use of the church was to re-evaluate this distinguished monument with as little architectural interventions as possible to transform it into a spacious residence.

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The Floor of an Historic Church Transformed Into a Reflective Pool of Multi-Colored Orbs by Liz West
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St Jakobus Church converted into a home acchomplished by Zecc Architects location in Utrecht, Netherlands

St Jakobus Church converted into a home acchomplished by Zecc Architects location in Utrecht, Netherlands

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Dutch Church Transformation Into Beautiful and Playful Home
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Kolumba, The Art museum of the Archdiocese of Cologne in Germany. An architecture rehab project by the nenowned swiss architect Peter Zumthor ( Pritzker prize 2009) that delicately design rises from the ruins of a Gothic church destructed during the world...

Kolumba, The Art museum of the Archdiocese of Cologne in Germany. An architecture rehab project by the nenowned swiss architect Peter Zumthor ( Pritzker prize 2009) that delicately design rises from the ruins of a Gothic church destructed during the world...

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