Monastery complex Saint John the Baptist

Contracting Authority:
Christian Art and Architecture Foundation “Nikola Fichev and Zachary Zograph”

Kardjali, Bulgaria

Period of implementation:
June 1998 – December 2000

Glavbolgarstroy’s role in the project:
Prime contractor

Nature of works:
• Construction and restoration works
• Restoration of fortification walls and towers

Certain technical characteristics:
• Starting from level 4.50 where historic restoration is carried out;
• Specially encased concrete walls with insulation
• Reinforced domes with steel skeleton, made directly on the ground, assembled and cast on site;
• Executed plaster under a special recipe of Professor Prashkov for the purpose of subsequent iconpainting;
• Unique arched carved doors of oak

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