Reggia di Caserta



Renovation work on the roofs and restoration of the façades, lot I.


Concise account of work carried out

Topographic surveys, laser scans, photogrammetric and thermographic surveys; sur vey and restoration of wo oden trusses; renovation of pitched roofs with insertion of insulating materials and recovery of the roofing tile covering; disinfection and cleaning of all surfaces; removal of old restorations and unsuitable fillings; removal of all non-original metal elements supporting the stone face; filling of gaps and substitution of missing parts with materials and techniques similar to the original; colour revision of all surfaces; consolidation and/or re construction of plaster sur rounding frames; restoration and remake of wooden window frames; restoration of the original water regulation system; installation of Faraday cage; creation of a visitor path within the attics with relative lighting system.

  • Client

    Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities, Reggia di Caserta.

  • Key figures

    5,000 sqm of roofing to be intervened upon; 2,500 sqm of facing stone; 2,000 sqm of brick curtain wall; 1100 sqm of ‘incannuciata’ caned tiles; 800 sqm of wooden window frames; 19 dormer windows.

  • Start and end dates

    February 2020 - in progress

  • Designers, supervisors

    Consortium: Italiana Costruzioni SpA, Fratelli Navarra Srl, Icores srl; Coordinator of the Design Group: Arch. Flavia Belardelli; Director(s) of works: QS Luigi Di Francesco - Art Historian Giuseppe Oreste Graziano; CSE (Safety coordinator during execution): QS Vincenzo Car bone; RUP (Sole responsible for procedure): Arch. Flavia Belardelli; Project: Renovation of the roofs and resto ration of the façades of the internal courtyards - - Lot 1- Chapter A