City of Lecce – Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities – Superintendence for Environmental, Architectural, Artistic and Historical Heritage of Puglia Region
Conservative restoration works and functional recovery operations of Palazzo Vernazza Castromediano
The original 16th century tower and foundations of the building required serious consolidation operations. Coffered plywood floors were reconstructed according to the sampling design found on 18th century remains. Star vaults required ex-novo reconstructions in order to recreate rooms totally collapsed. Archaeological excavation operation brought to light the Isis Temple.