The complex of monastic buildings with St. Michael the Archangel Orthodox Church in Jaroszówka

Adam Stafiniak



A designing problem of the monastery can be generally described as a difficulty in creating the space of sacrum, i.e. the space which facilitates concentration and which has a tranquilizing influence on the user. The analysis of the existing solutions, although it is helpful in understanding the phenomenon, does not constitute the primary source of knowledge. A greater emphasis should be placed on man, man’s psyche, and various ways of exploring and feeling the space.

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