Saturday, 8 December 2012

Sainte Marie de La Tourette

La Tourette is a "Dominican Ordery priory" a type of monastery that was constructed between 1956 and 1960 in,  Éveux, France. There are one hundred bedrooms located on the 4th and 5th floor occupied by students and teachers. The bedroom chambers are small, narrow units placed adjacent to one another quite similar to that of Unité d'Habitation. It also consist of a study area, an area for recreation, work, a library and a refectory; a dinning area for a monastery. There is also a church where the members of priory congregate and worship. 

Fourth and fifth level plans

1. Cell for the sick
2. Nurse's cell
3. Cell for visitors
4. Father's cells
5. Monk cell's
6. Student Priests' cell
7. Oratory
8. Student brothers' cell
9. Lay brothers' cell
10. Sanitary office
11. Church

A bedroom cell


Posted by: Amal Dirie

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