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Extension of St Benedict's Abbey, Vaals: a friar in the sanctuary of the church

RIBA Ref No RIBA40741
Architect/DesignerLaan, Hans van der (1904-1991)
Artist/PhotographerORCH Orsenigo-Chemollo
CountryNetherlands
CityVaals
Subject Date1967
Image Date1999
ViewInterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumDigital image
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoColour
CreditORCH Chemollo / RIBA Collections
SubjectBrickwork ; Churches ; Abbeys ; Clergy
NOTES: Dom Hans van der Laan, Benedictine monk and architect, was commissioned in 1956 to complete the construction work on the abbey that had begun in 1927. The adding of the church, the library, a sacristy and an open arcade around a new cloister took until 1986 to complete. The church, together with its annexes, was completed in 1967.
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