Since its construction, there has been no concerted restoration of the monastery of La Tourette. Tasks such as installing a lift, insulating windows, or renovating the monks' cells, have been dealt with on an ad hoc basis, according to the occupants' needs. Since the building was classified as a historic monument in 1979, the main works have comprised repairs to the terraces, most recently in 1998. In 1987, a revolving steel main door was set in the church, according to Le Corbusier's ...
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