Church Conversion by multiplicity

multiplicity transformed this amazing church into a house respecting the interior and landscape sanctity of space. So that nothing is lost by the process of conversion, the embodied energy and memory of the existing building is used to invigorate the new use. The elements inserted aim to amplify the beautiful light and space of the church. Read more […]
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The Garden Museum by Dow Jones Architects

Dow Jones Architects renovated the Garden Museum housed in the old church of St. Mary at Lambeth, London. While the historic structure remains untouched, the museum welcome visitors to a newly designed interior with a sequence of individual spaces for exhibitions, the permanent collection, education, café and shop. The architect projected a free standing timber structure that fits into the existing church like an unexpected modernist puzzle box. The colors of the wood match the stone walls, Read more […]
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The White Rabbit Restaurant by Takenouchi Webb

The White Rabbit, designed by Takenouchi Webb, is a restaurant and bar housed in an awe-inspiring and beautifully-restored old chapel located off the Dempsey area in Singapore. The primary goal was to restore as many of the existing details as possible, drawing a clear line between the old and new parts of the building through detaching the new elements away from the existing. Natural materials such as copper, steel, marble and timber, treated as raw as possible to complement the patina of Read more […]
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Church Conversion in Sydney

The other day I found this amazing conversion at desire to inspire that I had to share with all of you. From the outside you just see a church, beautiful church, but inside is like a minimal three floor house. The only thing that reminds you that you are actually inside the church are the full heigh windows. Via desire to inspire Read more […]
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A Bookstore in a Dominican Church by Merkx + Girod

Dutch architects Merkx + Girod designed this incredible bookstore inside a former Dominican Church in Maastricht, Netherlands. Merkx + Girod created this contemporary bookshop in a former Dominican Church, preserving the unique landmark setting. The church has been restored to its former glory and the utilities equipment has been housed in the extended cellar. In order to preserve the character of the church while achieving the desired commercial square footage, the architects erected a Read more […]
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