In 1990 a terrible earthquake struck the “Val di Noto”, a wide sub-region on the south-east side of Sicily. Many historical buildings were extensively damaged. The Sicilian government, with financial help from the EU decided to fund the recovery works, restoration and anti-seismic adjustment of the listed buildings. I was commissioned to carry out the […]
A remodeling of a flat in an historic building in the UNESCO heritage site od Catania, Sicily. The strict seismic regulations and protection of historical heritage (Sovrintendenza ai Beni Culturali ed Ambientali) required accurate drawings of technical details for each intervention, especially for the new door openings in the old masonry walls. The main objective […]
The project involved the joining of two small duplex units which were in extreme degradation. It involved the complete restoration of the first floor which had become a landfill of waste over the years; and the placement of waterproofing material and a ventilation system for the ground floor, due the presence of underlying water. This […]
Situated on the raised ground floor of a Listed Art Deco building built in 1912 and described as the grandest Edwardian commercial building in the borough, the flat is comprised of an open plan large reception room, West facing with a plenty of light, with a bespoke fully equipped kitchen, 6-seats wooden table, and bay […]
Project for a conversion of a rail station (1894) into a Cultural center for technology.
The church ‘Chiesa del Salvatore’ is a baroque listed building in a district of Acireale, a small town between the Ionian sea and the Etna volcano. The historic centre of Acireale is a UNESCO heritage site and represents the Baroque excellence in Sicily. The church had become insufficient to welcome all its followers over the […]