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Modern Sanctuary in Poland

Monastery conversion for a behavioral addictions rehabilitation facility

Modern Sanctuary is a project for a rehabilitation center in the ruins of a monastery in the town of Otyn in Poland.

The environmentally conscious design delivers tectonic quality and social value. A timber structure encases the existing building in order to protect it from further degradation.

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Next Generation prizes: The future is in their hands
 
“A place of tranquility, repose, beauty, and poetry”
 
Project Entry 2017 for Europe
Project Details
Location
Otyn, Poland
Authors
Jakub Grabowski
Main Author
Jakub Grabowski
Gdynia, Poland
Prizes
Awards
"Next Generation" 2nd prize 2017
Europe
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“Thinking about the life of buildings” – Sustainable design by Jakub Grabowski
“Thinking about the life of buildings” – Sustainable design by Jakub Grabowski

Finding a new purpose for the ruins of a monastery in Otyn, Poland is central to his understanding of sustainable design …

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