Divine domiciles like this one by Zecc Architects are becoming increasingly common in Europe as some churches are forced to close their doors. Whether the cause is declining attendance or consolidated parishes, the inevitable problem that remains is how to make use of these beautiful but vacant buildings.
It is in this task that Zecc Architects shows their mastery with this awesome and seamless renovation of an old church in Utrecht in the Netherlands. Their solution to the problem at hand effortlessly avoids becoming an awkward mishmash of styles, influences, and aesthetic sensibilities. Their final product is ultimately a trendy and spacious residence with some seriously cool architecture.