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Dezeen’s top ten: churches

This month's top ten features Dezeen's most popular stories about churches, starting with this concrete project in Foligno, Italy, by Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas Architects.


2: at number two is this wooden shingle-clad church by Polish designers Beton, located in a small village overlooking the Vistula.


3: occupying the number three slot is the Farewell Chapel by Slovenian practice OFIS Arhitekti near Ljubljana in Slovenia.

4: fourth most popular is Dove of Peace by Beijing studio Sunlay Design, a church designed for Ordos in Inner Mongolia that has a plan based on a bird in flight.

5: fifth most popular is Sta Columbine Chapel in Bragança, Portugal, designed by architect Luis Ferreira Rodrigues of Porto.


6: the renovation of the Lumen United Reformed Church in London by Theis and Khan Architects comes in sixth.


7: next up is a competition-winning design for a new Macedonian Orthodox church for Zagreb by Croatian architects Bif-Studio.

8: eighth place goes to Czech designer Maxim Velcovsky for this church interior refurbishment in Eastern Bohemia, using customised design classics, rugs and chandeliers.


9: ninth is the reconstruction of a Catholic Church in Geroldswil near Zürich by Swiss architects Stemmle Architekten.

10: finally, our tenth most popular story about a church is Providence Chapel in Wiltshire, England, by Jonathan Tuckey Design.

That's it for now. Another top ten coming up next month.

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