Greek Orthodox Monastery Portfolios in America (Roula Alakiotou, FAIA)

ROULA ASSOCIATES ARCHITECTS, Chtd. a leading Chicago based architectural firm, with an impressive list of clients and practice,  and with a particular emphasis on large scale public sector projects. Established in 1980 by Roula Alakiotou, FAIA, a veteran in women-owned architectural firms. Over the years the firm has developed a reputation for innovative design in a variety of complex and diverse projects. 

Roula Alakiotou, FAIA
Roula Alakiotou, FAIA

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Monastery (MI)

Completion Date: 1997 

MI ROULA 0

An addition of 5,543 square feet to an existing house that accommodates a temporary church and housing for the monks.

MI ROULA 2

MI ROULA 3

Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Monastery (IL)

Design date: 1998

IL ROULA 1

A master plan study of a 102,446 square feet for a monastery on a 100-acre site.

IL ROULA 2

IL ROULA 3

St. John Chrysostom Greek Orthodox Monastery (WI)

Religion meets science…faith meets art

Dome making.
Dome making.

New Monastic Nunnery Complex,  a spiritual center for the Greek Orthodox community in the Midwest on an 80-acre site; includes a 9,000sf Byzantine church with eight domes, chapels, support buildings, housing, arts & crafts workshops, community public spaces and a cemetery. Natural Wisconsin stone clads the entire complex enhanced by clay tile roofs and fiberglass domes. Greek masons specializing in Byzantine masonry installation, solid wood custom doors handmade by Greek carpenters in Greece . 

Details.
Details.

Area:  65,000 SF
Completed:  2003
Owner:  St. John Chrysostomos Monastery

Housing.
Housing.

5 (2)

More photos found here: http://www.roularchitects.com/st-john-chrysostomos-monastery.html

St. Nektarios Monastery (NY)

Design date: 1999

NY ROULA 1

Planning for a new church of 5,751 square feet and support facility of 9,218 square feet for the public were added to a rural 180-acre site in Roscoe, New York. The site was a summer golf retreat that is to be converted into a monastery in various phases.

NY ROULA 5 CHURCH

NY ROULA 2 N & W ELEVATION

NY ROULA 3 E & S ELEVATION

Panagia Pammakaristos Greek Orthodox Monastery (NC)

Design Date: 1999

NC ROULA 1

Planning for a church addition, parking and a cemetery for a 120-acre site in Lawsonville, North Carolina about two hours northwest of Greensboro.

NC ROULA 2

NC ROULA 3

Panagia Vlahernon Greek Orthodox Monastery (FL)

Design Date: 1999

FL ROULA 1

WI ROULA 10

ROULA 11

http://www.roularchitects.com/various-monasteries.html

http://www.roularchitects.com/uploads/2/2/1/8/22182626/bio_2013.pdf

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