When building his home in an up-and-coming neighborhood in Portland, architect Jeff Kovel embraced his next door neighbor, the First Presbyterian Church, with a double height window in his living room. Photo by John Clark
A former 19th-century Baptist church is now home to a pair of empty nesters thanks to an innovative restoration by Alan Organschi and Lisa Gray. Here, the choir loft is transformed into a master bedroom and bath, thanks to a birch “pod.” Photo by Juliana Sohn
The Chicken Chapel, intended for birds rather than people, this chicken coop was a student project with Moskow Linn Architects.