Restoration of the marble floor “a commesso” in the Church of San Pantalon
UNISVE, among the numerous intervention on the Church, worked on the conservative restoration of the marvelous marble floor “a commesso” (marquetry) in the Chapel of San Pantalon, highly damaged by humidity and by the consequent saline efflorescences causing marble sections disintegration. Some fragments were lost, causing some gaps and the consequent decohesion problems and detachment […]
Restoration of Palazzo Mocenigo Nero facade
UNISVE is handling the conservative maintenance of the façade overlooking the Grand Canal, with a renowned history behind it. In these shots we show you the first phase of cleaning: the removal of superficial and incoherent deposits, followed by the biocide treatment and mechanical reduction of the thickness patinas, concluding with a thorough washing and rinsing […]
Conservative restoration of the sculpture on the rooftop terrace of Palazzo Giustinian Faccanon
Our restorers are intervening with the cleaning and restoration of the soft stone statues of the balustrade and the tympanum overlooking the Rio della Fava. These works exhibited heavy degradation phenomena: deposits, black crusts, a biological attack with algae, lichens, fungi and widespread erosion that alters the shapes and sections most exposed to atmospheric agents.
Creation of a gold cassette frame
Here is a wonderful frame, designed by Chahan Minassian and realized by our decorator Giovanni Curcio, destined to embellish the spaces of a charming Venetian palace.
Restoration of Palazzo Carminati. Consolidation and integration of stuccos and marmorino decorations
The second step of the restoration of the second noble floor of Palazzo Carminati, carried out under the direction of Edilizia Scolastica area of Comune di Venezia and financed by “Fondi Strutturali Europei” coordinated from MIUR, concerned the XVIth Century decorative apparatus consolidation. We began with passing hall, where we consolidated the wall decorations on […]
The restoration of monumental staircase by Mauro Codussi at the Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista: the consolidation
Here is the second part of the conservative restoration of monumental staircase by Mauro Codussi at the Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista consisting of the consolidation of the central vault extrados. Releasing the vault on the staircase summit from the floor and from the base, the numerous cracks that put in danger the structure were […]
Tomb of Doge Francesco Morosini, Church of Santo Stefano in Venice
The tomb of Doge Francesco Morosini is an important funeral monument in bronze and marble from the 17th century located in the Church of Santo Stefano in Venice. In these photos by Joan Porcel we can admire some details of the restoration that involved the maintenance and cleaning of both the bronze elements, executed by […]
Restoration of the mosaics of the Basilica of SS. Maria e Donato a Murano
Details of restoration of the exquisite mosaics of the Basilica of SS. Maria and Donato in Murano. The flooring with mosaics and marble inlays, dated 1140, was restored by UNISVE following the exceptional high tides of 2019, thanks to the support of Save Venice Inc and the Immediate Response Fund.
Restoration of Palazzo Carminati. Cleaning of the decorative walls
UNISVE has just completed the restoration of the surfaces of the second noble floor of Palazzo Carminati under the direction of the technicians of the Public Works Office of the School Building sector of the Municipality of Venice. We would like to show you, with some articles, the insights and the main phases of this […]
Restoration of the second floor of Palazzo Carminati, headquarters of Francesco Morosini State Middle School
On January 13, 2021 we delivered to the Francesco Morosini State Middle School the restoration of the second floor of Palazzo Carminati. The restoration was carried out by our company under the direction of the technicians of the Municipality and of superintendence of fine arts. The works were made possible thanks to the European Structural […]