Savvino-Storozhevsky Friary, Zvenigorod, Russian Federation
Different state institutions were housed in the friary in the Soviet period: military units, sanatorium, a museum. The friary was revived in 1995. The Most Holy Patriarch Alexiy II solemnly transported the hallows of the Saint Savva during the celebration of the 600 anniversary of the friary in 1998. Now there are 60 monks and novices in the Savvino-Storozhevsky friary now. Monks are involved in monasterial temples renewal. Restoration works of the palace of tsar Alexey Mihajlovich, of a belfry, fortification walls and towers has being carried out. There is a children's shelter in the friary. Two years theological courses for adults are organized. The library with a reading room with funds of 6,5 thousand volumes is opened.
The object represents a big historical, cultural and religious value. Due to the unique characters of the friary restoration works were carried out in the conditions of an operating object. Reconstruction of heating and water supply systems were carried out by means of Wirsbo solutions using Wirsbo-evalPEX and Wirsbo-PEX polymeric pipes. The renovation works has been done in the refectory and the brothers case.
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