Plan View, Abbe at Urban

The plan view is dated A.D. 538 and is a reasonable depiction of the abbe and its surrounding parts. The area shown in the lower third of the sketch is presumed to be the famous Garden area, modeled more or less after the school of Epicurus that became the pressio of intellectual effort in Athens circa 300 B.C. In the upper right quarter is the portion of the abbe thought to have housed racquetball courts and sauna. The chapel, right of center, includes an odd-shaped transept and choir, and then an adjoining compartment where mid-level managers could meet, show slides, or hold court for important guests.

By 1272 the abbey grounds had quadrupled in size and included several fancy guest houses, a comfort station for dogs and cats, and a rather amazing wind-powered tram system.


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Abbe at Urban || Plan View | Helicopter Sketch | Preserved Scaffolding
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