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The daily life of the monks evolves in a state of personal insulation and silence. Moments of social interaction become the times of the common meals, and the services. They both take place at specific places: the dinning room, and the church. The enclosed courtyard obtains special importance:  it is the space in front of the church, but also the only available open space for the community. 
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