Kindred spirits

Seen from the main courtyard, the church's bell tower casts a shadow in the morning sun.

Source: Robert Booth

John Pawson says he met his perfect clients when he was appointed to design a monastery in the Czech Republic for a silent order of Cistercian monks. We ask if the result was as heavenly as he hoped

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