Plasterwork and tiling upkeep constitute the main priority of the restoration action activities conducted in the Alhambra.
The shop staff analyzes and repairs the various building components used in the construction of the Monument over the years.
Wooden supports, joists and beams, roof frames, eaves, and ornamentation are characteristic features found in the Alhambra monuments.
The shop focuses on the conservation, maintenance and restoration of the various flower and vegetable gardens, forests and landscape areas in the Alhambra.
The shop is dedicated to the preservation of historic and artistic documents, thus guaranteeing the future use of this heritage.
The interventional action activities conducted on plasterwork and tiles have long been of the outmost importance in the Alhambra, where some of the most beautiful examples of Spanish-Moorish art anywhere are found.
Glass work, plastering and tiling were essential architectural and decorative elements in the Alhambra. Similarly, the conservation work done on wall paintings is a particularly delicate matter owing to the fact that they are only found in some of rooms of the Alhambra.
The conservation and restoration interventional action activities vary in accordance with the materials under analysis:
The shop has a laboratory where the analytical data obtained in the analysis of the materials are recorded and their patterns stored in order to generate a database that enhances the development of comparison analyses and corresponding chronological data