Historic Missouri church rises from the ashes with an eco-friendly twist

When the 2011 catastrophic fire ravaged the historic Westport Presbyterian Church in Kansas City, much of the church’s structure and finishes were completely destroyed. Fortunately, however, the original limestone facade survived in good condition. Rather than knock down the building and start anew, Kansas City-based design firm BNIM reconstructed the iconic church, from the painstaking restoration of sacred components to the creation of a new addition that features modern and eco-friendly elements….

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingInhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/historic-missouri-church-rises-from-the-ashes-with-an-eco-friendly-twist
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