Well now, the Congregation for Divine Worship does in fact say that for vestements and colors "preference should be given to materials, forms and colors which are in use in the country." [youtube_sc url="http://www.youtube.com/v/LEWANtdtQ2o" modestbranding="1" autohide="1"]
Val Notre-Dame Abbey
October's Architectural Record features a new Cistercian abbey designed by and completed in 2009: Val Notre-Dame Abbey, Saint-Jean-de-Mathas, Quebec. Here is yet one more example that the Cistercians have always been and continue to be the finest architectural patrons in Christendom.