Project Description

Single-story Building 66 in the Bacini dry docks area has now been structurally renovated and restored to its former glory. The objectives of arresting further deterioration, recovering its original features, reinforcing weakened parts with new construction and materials consistent with its nature of the building while upgrading its seismic protection rating have all been met. The non-structural partition walls were all removed in the process of saving the existing masonry, trussed roofing and skylights.

Location: Arsenale Venezia
Building Function: Office building – Restoration
Client: Consorzio Venezia Nuova
Contract value: 4 million euros
Completion: 2016
Highlights: 2,060 sq m walkable surface area Conservative restoration work consisted in repainting, providing protection against mildew, pests, vegetal infiltration, and operations on the masonry (cracking, crumbling brickwork).