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Restoration and conservation of the renderings of Santíssimo Sacramento de Alcântara church, Lisbon, Portugal



Title: Restoration and conservation of the renderings of Santíssimo Sacramento de Alcântara church, Lisbon, Portugal
Author(s): F. Llera, B. Barreiros, M. Tavares, T. Teixeira
Paper category : conference
Book title: 2nd Conference on Historic Mortars - HMC 2010 and RILEM TC 203-RHM final workshop
Editor(s): J. Válek, C. Groot and J.J. Hughes
Print-ISBN: None
e-ISBN: 978-2-35158-112-4
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2010
Pages: 661 - 671
Total Pages: 11
Nb references: 6
Language: English


Abstract: This article presents the restoration process performed within the Church of Santíssimo Sacramento (Blessed Sacrament) in Lisbon, namely covering the repair of damaged renderings on the walls inside the church. In this article, the various types of renderings found in the church are identified, the nature of the principal anomalies explained and the mortars and materials used are described as well as the restoration techniques applied to enable and ensure their proper conservation. The work presented is a part of the project for the restoration of the Convent of Santíssimo Sacramento - Restauro dos revestimentos da Igreja, Sacristia e Cripta, that in situ, Conservação de Bens Culturais, has developed for the MNE - Ministério dos Negócios Estrangeiros (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), and for the IGESPAR - Instituto de Gestão do Património Arquitectónico e Arqueológico (Institute for the Management of the Architectural and Archaeological Patrimony).


Online publication: 2010-10-25
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00