Historical Archives of Oviedo
 
Client
Ministerio de Cultura
Budget execution
10.4 million
Timeframe
2006-2009

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

It is the renovation of the former prison after 20 years of neglect, to turn it into the New Historical Archive of Asturias, maintaining the existing walls, building depots for paper in the old cells and administrative and working areas in the officials.
One of the main works was the restoration of the central dome formed by a grid of riveted steel trusses and covered with zinc roofing.
The first concrete beams built on the peninsula, around the year 1880, were found during the restoration works.


G.O.C. ACTIONS

Materials testing, control and monitoring of the structure, building and facilities and technical assistance to the Technical Management, pathological analysis of  façade and dome.