Il restauro della facciata del corpo scuderie di Villa Fassò a Borgosesia (Vercelli)
In: Quaderni dell'Istituto di Storia dell'Architettura: 73-74, 2021
The conservative restoration of Villa Fassò
stables facade in Borgosesia (Vercelli)
The front facade of the stable building of Villa Fassò (second half of 1800) shows a front inspired by classic renaissance models. The building has mixed masonry of stones and bricks; the surface is finished with plaster, on a rough coat of lime mortar and coarse aggregates. The decorative elements finishing is ‘marmorino’. Years of carelessness and physiological degradation had seriously compromised the surfaces. In 2009 has been realized the restoration. Operations performed: Parapet. Cleaning with pressure washing, biocide treatment, integration of broken or missing parts, consolidation of the material, sealing, structural reinforcement, final protective treatment; Stone portal. Cleaning by sandblasting; Facades: Pre-consolidation decorative plasters (‘marmorino’), desalination treatment, gaps integration, remaking lime plaster, execution of mineral painting and pictorial decorations, final protective treatment; Renovation of plumbing works in copper, shaped to follow the profile of the facade and frames.