Let’s talk about conversions. And not in the biblical sense.

I’m fascinated by the idea of transforming a church into a residential space, whether condos or a single-family home. I think the greatest challenge would be finding balance. I find these buildings to hold a history of reverence and it would be a challenge to make the most of the architectural elements and at the same time “un-church” it. 

Below are pics from around the web (and the world) of homes that once held congregations.

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church converted to home

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Church converted to house


Church Remodeled to House

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Harrison Hyde Architects Church HouseFrench by Design (Architect: Harrison Hyde Architects)

Fish Creek Church House, Grand DesignsFish Creek Church House

church loft chicagoRate My Space

Converted church into a residence Utrecht, the NetherlandsZecc Architects


Church Converted Into HouseFrom Bagnata Architects

Church Converted into Houseviahouse.com

Toronto Church CondoToronto Life

While I love the white interiors and the windows I am not so sure I could go for it.

Could you live in a church?