FONDAZIONE ANTONIO RATTI

COMO

Renovation of buildings in stone and cement

Since spring of 2010, the registered office of the Fondazione has occupied the beautiful Villa Sucota.
It is a non-profit charitable organisation which promotes initiatives, researches and studies of artistic, cultural and technological interests in the field of fabric production and contemporary art.

ACTIVITY:

Structure in cement and stone: external stairways, parapets, columns and dock

  • Cleaning of surfaces through washing with a specific high pressure hot water machine to eliminate residues of moulds, lichens and smog through the use of appropriate detergent product

Wood works: windows, external portico

  • Sanding using electric sander and by hand with sandpaper
  • Varnishing, beginning with a first coat of solvent based filler
  • Intermittent application of stucco where necessary
  • Varnishing with two coats of alkyd polyester enamel

Interior works: walls and ceilings

  • Painting
  • Repair of internal walls
  • Painting with first coat of water based emulsified paint
  • Intermittent and partial stucco to eliminate small surface defects including sanding of plastered parts
  • Painting with second finishing coat of water-based emulsified paint

REQUIREMENT – condition of the building:

The exterior stone works such as stairways, parapets, columns and dock present a deteriorated state characterised by the presence of moulds, lichens and other types of stains due to the passage of time and erosion by atmospheric agents.
The wood works – windows, external portico – present a deteriorated state with old paint peeling due to age.
The interior works – walls and local ceilings – after some structural modifications to the walls and ceilings performed by the Client, we were requested to renovate the building.

SOLUTION:

After inspection and viewing of the state of the surfaces requiring repair, an intervention of renovation of the buildings in stone and cement was established, a specific cycle of varnishing for wood elements was identified and cycles of painting with water-based paints and enamels were envisaged for interior works.

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