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Church Conversion

Church Conversion by Linc Thelen Design

By • Sep 15, 2015 •  Selected Work 

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Church Conversion is a project carried out by Linc Thelen Design.

The resulting home is located in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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Church Conversion in London

By • Jun 26, 2015

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This recently-sold church conversion is located in London, England.

The home combines a stylish contemporary interior with the more traditional architectural elements of the original building, creating something that is undeniably unique.

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Church Conversion by Homewood Interiors

By • Mar 15, 2015

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Stacia Smith, principal designer and founder of Homewood Interiors engaged an architectural firm specialized in historic building restorations to give a new life to this church from the late 1880s.

The now 3,800 square foot home is located in Glenelg, a rural village in Maryland, USA.

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Westbourne Grove Church Conversion by DOSarchitects

By • May 8, 2013 •  Selected Work 

London-based studio DOSarchitects converted in 2008 the top two floors of the Westbourne Grove Church, a 1853 Baptist chapel located in London’s Notting Hill.

The now 4,300 square foot loft-like residence offers an open floor plan, double height ceilings and bright interiors for its lucky owners.

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God’s Loftstory by Leijh, Kappelhof, Seckel, van den Dobbelsteen

By • Nov 21, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Dutch studio Leijh, Kappelhof, Seckel, van den Dobbelsteen Architecten completed the God’s Loftstory project.

The architects converted a historical Dutch church into a unique loft living space in Haarlo, a village in the province of Gelderland, The Netherlands.

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Selexyz Dominicanen Bookstore by Merkx+Girod Architecten

By • Jul 5, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Amsterdam-based studio Merkx+Girod Architecten has converted a 13th century Dominican church in Maastricht into an impressive contemporary bookstore.

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House In A Church by Ruud Visser Architects

By • Jun 9, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Lexmond-based studio Ruud Visser Architects in South Holland has converted a wooden church built in 1930 into a spacious house for a family of four.

Located along the river De Rotte in Rotterdam, the church became a storage facility and a garage before being converted into a beautiful house.

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Residential Church XL by Zecc Architects

By • May 30, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Utrecht-based studio Zecc Architects has converted a catholic church built in 1870 into a spacious house.

Located in Utrecht in The Netherlands, the 5,112 square foot church features an open contemporary interior design.

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Nineteenth Century Church Conversion in Adelaide Hills

By • May 17, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Completed in 1866, this full sandstone church is one of the two nineteenth century churches located in Houghton, a small town in the Adelaide Hills in Australia.

Converted after the formation of the uniting church in 1977, the now family home offers three bedrooms and two bathrooms.

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Beautiful Church Conversion in Brisbane by Willis Greenhalgh Architects

By • May 4, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Originally constructed in 1867 as the Church of Palms, this historic building located in Brisbane, Australia, was converted into a luxury home by Australian practice Willis Greenhalgh Architects.

The now contemporary residence features a large gourmet kitchen, a wine cellar, a saltwater swimming pool, three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a mezzanine area with study, a library and media room and landscaped gardens.

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Church Conversion in Adelaide

By • Apr 27, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Established in the 1850s in honor of Reverend James Bickford, this small church located in Adelaide, Australia, was converted and renovated in 2011.

The contemporary residence has an open style living room with 16-foot ceiling, three spacious bedrooms, a theater room with cafe doors leading out to a very private decking area.

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Beautiful Church Conversion in Mill Hill by Baker Kavanagh Architects

By • Mar 30, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Mill Hill is a landmark heritage church, located in Bondi, close to Sydney’s center in Australia.

Baker Kavanagh Architects have converted the church into two luxury apartments, planned around internal courtyards.

The original ironwork and windows have been retained, while new timber floors reference the existing timbers of the church ceiling.

Two contemporary terraces with a contrasting aesthetic were built adjacent to the church, in stark contrast to the heritage features that have been retained inside the church apartments.

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Divine Church Conversion in Toronto

By • Mar 16, 2011 •  Selected Work 

This penthouse is the crown jewel of the Abbey Lofts, a former Howard Park Methodist church, built in 1910 in Toronto, Canada.

the structure switched affiliations a few times—United in 1925, then evangelical in 1970—before turning into residences in 2008.

The 2,700-square-foot four-story penthouse sits inside the bell tower of the church and features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a media room and a 550 square-foot roof terrace.

An extraordinary space, but perhaps not for everyone.

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Impressive Church Conversion in San Francisco

By • Mar 9, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The owner of this former church overlooking San-Francisco’s Mission Dolores Park converted it into a single-family home with three bedrooms.

The church built in 1909, was bought in 2007 by commercial property developer Siamak Akhavan.  The brick exterior was upgraded, leaks were repaired, new floors added, and stain-glass windows restored.

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