Tag: church

Sep 21, 2015

Beautiful Church Conversion with Soaring Fireplace and Climbing Wall

Beautiful Church Conversion with Soaring Fireplace and Climbing Wall

Linc Thelen Design and Scrafano Architects recently completed this stunning church conversion in Chicago. The 5,500 sq ft space was transformed into a 7 bedroom, 6 bathroom, single family home for a family of 5.

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Sep 3, 2015

This Triple Nave Stave Church in Borgund, Norway Looks Awesome

This Triple Nave Stave Church in Borgund, Norway Looks Awesome

A stave church is a medieval wooden Christian church building style once common in northwestern Europe. In Norway there are 28 extant stave churches still standing today and this particular one in Borgund features a triple nave and is said to be the best preserved of them all.

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Apr 6, 2015

Picture of the Day: Cologne Cathedral from the Top of a Spire

Picture of the Day: Cologne Cathedral from the Top of a Spire

Photograph by Vadim Makhorov | On the Roofs In this dizzying night time photo we see what Cologne Cathedral looks like from the top of one of the two massive spires. The photo was taken by Vadim Makhorov, one half of the rooftopping duo On the Roofs. Cologne Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral…

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Dec 3, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Vaulted Ceilings of St Aubin

Picture of the Day: The Vaulted Ceilings of St Aubin

Photograph by Luc Viatour | http://www.Lucnix.be Seen here are the amazing vaulted ceilings and dome of St Aubin’s Cathedral in Namur, Wallonia, Belgium. St Aubin’s is the only cathedral in Belgium in the Late Baroque style and was built between 1751 and 1767. Inside, all colour is avoided, replaced by architectural enrichments and the…

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Apr 1, 2014

Picture of the Day: Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Red Square

Picture of the Day: Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Red Square

SAINT BASIL’S CATHEDRAL RED SQUARE, MOSCOW Photograph by iwillbehomesoon Website | Flickr | Google+ | 500px | Instagram In this fantastic night-time capture by iwillbehomesoon, we see the iconic Saint Basil’s Cathedral in the Red Square, Moscow, Russia. The former church, which is now a museum, was built from 1555–61 on orders…

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Dec 18, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Flying Cathedral

Picture of the Day: The Flying Cathedral

THE FLYING CATHEDRAL Photograph by Böhringer Friedrich Seen here is the amazing “Flying Cathedral” by Jan Kaeser and Matin Zimmermann. The hot air balloon is a replica of the Abbey of Saint Gall, a Roman Catholic religious complex in the city of St. Gallen in present-day Switzerland. The Abbey has existed since…

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Dec 5, 2013

The World’s Largest Monastery Library is in Austria and it’s Beautiful

The World’s Largest Monastery Library is in Austria and it’s Beautiful

© Jorge Royan / http://www.royan.com.ar / CC-BY-SA-3.0 Admont Abbey is a Benedictine monastery located on the Enns River in the town of Admont, Austria. It is the oldest remaining monastery in Styria and contains the largest monastic library in the world. The abbey is known for its Baroque architecture, art, and manuscripts. [Source] While…

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