Handcraft Workshop in Cistercian Monastery of St. María de Armenteira

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Handcraft Workshop in Cistercian Monastery of St. María de Armenteira By rodríguez + pintos arquitectos as Architects


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The Cistercian monastery of St. María de Armenteira is located on the western hillside of Monte Castrove, a spur that separates the Salnés valley from the Ría de Pontevedra. Its origin goes back to the Early Middle Ages, probably the pre-Romanesque period.

The monastery

The monastery perfectly meets the Cistercian archetype: a virgin valley with a difficult access surrounded by mountains, a stream of water and far away from populated areas. Its church, on the north side of the ensemble, is the only remain of the original monastery. The construction began…


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Project details
Location GaliciaSpain
Program Type Workshop
Year Build completed in the year 2015
Tags education, Workshop
Involve Companies
Architects rodríguez + pintos arquitectos
Photographers Hector Santos-Díez
Product Spec Sheet
Element Brand Product
Wall finish and covering VMZINC
Windows Technal
Sanitation system Geberit Geberit Pluvia
Flooring Forbo Flooring Systems
Recessed walls Knauf

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