Simonas Petras Monastery
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Architect Vernacular
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Location Mount Athos, Greece   map
Building Type collective housing, monastery
 Construction System stone bearing masonry, wood frame balconies
Climate mediterranean
Context cliffside
Style Greek Vernacular
Notes Beautiful merging with a rugged landscape, with both strength and precariousness
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Photo, overview on the cliffs

Photo, exterior, cliff-like building block

Photo, looking along a balcony
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Resources
Sources on Simonas Petras Monastery

Howard Davis. Slides from photographer's collection. PCD.2260.1012.0405.xx. PCD.2260.1012.0405.xx.

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at Amazon.com

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