chapel was built in the flooding area of the Adda river. Under this
buildings, foundation soil is made up of loamy filled of water and then
with low resistance. The chapel, by lateral view, is tilted of about 6°
from the vertical axis because of the differential displacements of the
ground. During the last maintenance works its roof
was rearranged horizontally, also to improve the static
conditions of the building.
Specific restoration actions will be carried out to remedy the various
The forward pillars made of bricks are very thin and their tilt could
cause the structural collapse. This problem will be solved by inserting
a cross-shape structure made of iron inside the frame of the lateral
The plaster on the walls is completely deteriorated. It will be removed
and replaced with the new plaster obtained by using components suitable
for dimension and colour.
The problems of the roof can be solve replacing some structural parts
made of wood and constructing a wooden planking, protected by a
waterproof membrane and covered with the new tiles.
improve the accessibility and dignity inside and around the chapel, a
floor will be made using river pebbles.
prevent the detachment of the mural painting, a consolidation action
will be made in order to increase the adhesion between the plaster and
the wall. Then the painting will be cleaned and restored.