Restauro


Offices

The offices or service rooms on the ground floor of Lorenzo Nottolini’s Palazzina currently act as the main access points to the areas occupied by the President’s Office, the Council and General Management.
Restoration plans for this area include finding the original colours and decorations on the walls of the corridors and restoring them; cleaning the existing terracotta block floors; restoring wooden elements (outer and inner doors and frames); cleaning the stone staircase and restoring the parapet; renewing the electricity system and installing electrology dehumidifiers.
The offices on the first floor act as distribution spaces for the areas occupied by the President’s Office, the Council and General Management.
Restoration plans include finding the original colours and decorations on the walls and restoring them; creating flooring in terracotta blocks handmade in the old style to match the original areas that have been preserved; restoring varnished wooden doors with gold decoration (outer and inner doors and frames); cleaning stone and marble elements and renewing the electricity system. Also included in the work are the service areas adjacent to the west side of the Guard Room. These are also known as the Basket Rooms or the “Sanpaolesi” area on account of alterations made in the sixties by a certain Professor Sanpaolesi who removed the ceiling in order to install two thermoplastic skylights above a false ceiling made of plaster. This caused serious conservation problems which led to part of the false ceiling being taken down for safety reasons. Plans include creating a new ceiling of the same material and dimensions as the others. Also planned is the restoration of floors and wall surfaces and the ceiling in the filing room. Finally, to improve and rationalise the use of the rooms used by the support services, the existing prefabricated walls will be removed and the electricity system renewed.