GEALAN-acrylcolor® RAL 7039
Tilburg / Netherlands
Bedaux de Brouwer Architects
Wijnsma Kozijnen B.V., Alkulux B.V.
The Vredeskerk in Tilburg was a church for over 60 years. Today, it serves an excellent example of how religious architecture can be transformed into a modern living environment.
39 flats were incorporated into the brick church’s side naves, and the main nave where worshippers used to pray is now a co-living space for young residents thanks to its towering columns. The church’s simple and unadorned look has a uniform yet modern effect.
The only intervention made on the existing build was to enlarge the side windows: the small windows which once existed were swapped out for GEALAN-KUBUS® window elements measuring two metres in height. They bring a lot of light inside and in the GEALAN-acrylcolor® quartz grey have a restrained look to them in order to elevate the divine ambience of the space. Living in a church is not very common, but in Tilburg, it’s possible thanks to GEALAN.
Photographer: Wouter Groothuis | NixMedia
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