History of Agios Panteleimonas Monastery
Agios Panteleimonas Monastery in Myrthou/Mirtu/Çamlibel is important evidence of the rich history of Cyprus.
The monument has high cultural and religious values that need to be shared with future Cypriots and the faithful. Therefore the physical evidence must be understood and preserved. It is a complex of multiple buildings all constructed of various techniques over a long period of time.
The monastery holds an important festival of Agios Panteleimonas held every July 27TH. It is a romantic setting with the church, monastic buildings and ruins surrounding by historic olive, citrus and pine trees. It is a physical testament to the history of the region and Cyprus. The site and buildings must be conserved, stabilized and made safe for visitors. But just as important – the sense of age, time and evolution process of construction must also be preserved and enhanced through this project. The following Condition Assessment and preliminary intervention ideas are written toward this goal - Conservation, safety, enhancement, education and access for visitors. This site is quite complex as it consists of five major buildings and othersite elements such as a fountain, aqueduct, and archaeological ruins, historic trees and landscape.
This report addresses the main condition assessment of the church and the monastic buildings as well as the rest of the site.
Monastery supervision and conservation advice
Utilizing the reconnaissance visit this task begun by surveying,documenting, collecting data.After determine if further studies or surveys are needed. This will be accomplished via the following subtasks:
In the The task that followed afterwards was the establishment of the survey traverse including permanent station points for the survey and of course any future monitoring. This included establishment locations for shade free photography and placement of targets for photogrammetry, GPS or laser scanning. This also included a safety analysis of risks, site access and brush clearing.
The data collection of the survey begun with image capturing, sketches, recording measurements, and written description of the buildings.
The survey included an area map, site plan, topographic plan, roof plan, floor plans, elevations, sections, details in specific positions that where required
and other graphic information to assist the condition assessment and preparation of working drawings for conservation intervention
|Model from Laser Scanning||Cad model||Laser Scaner Model||Cad model|
|3D Laser Scanning of Myrtou St Panteleimonas Monastery|