The monumental complex of Villa Pliniana (Torno), one of the oldest and most beautiful villa on Lake Como, has recovered its splendor thanks to a complete project of architectural conservation.
The intervention involved the restoration of damaged buildings and of the decorative furnishings such as paintings and carving and artistic works; recovery of the main floor so called “piano nobile” and reintroducing the helicoidal staircase.
The restoration has included other buildings that constitute the complex and in particular the Canarisi Chapel, the Casa Shelley, the Casa dei Plini, the Rifugio Da Vinci and the small Casa del The.
Cognitive and diagnostic investigations conducted both on site and in the laboratory where crucial for the success of the project. Thanks to these preliminary studies it has been possible to understand in detail the composition of the original materials, the techniques used, the state of conservation of the surfaces and the decorative elements.