Typology:

Jeronimos Monastery (Cloister)

Additional Info

  • Typology Historic buildings and Monuments
  • Designation National Monument - 1907 / World Heritage – UNESCO 1983
  • Location Portugal, Lisbon
  • Period 1501-1601
  • Author(s) Diogo Boitaca (cloister)
  • Property DGPC (former Portuguese Institute of Architectural Heritage)
  • Client Association World Monuments Fund Portugal
  • Work

    Architectural and condition state survey. Intervention of conservation and restoration

  • Date Survey: June 1998 - February 1999 | Intervention: February 2000 – February 2002
  • Areas Cloister
  • Materials Stone (Lioz limestone)
  • R&D

    Mineralogical analysis of black crusts, orange deposits, patinas and historical treatments with scanning electron microscopy coupled to energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy and Fourier Transform infrared spectroscopy ("Instituto Superior Técnico", World Monuments Fund-Portugal Scientific Committee). Cleaning tests with fibre-optic laser (CNR Gino Bozza di Milano; Trivella Spa.). Development of protective and surface finishing treatments (World Monuments Fund-Portugal Scientific Committee).

  • Dissemination

    N. Proença, J. Pestana, S. Valadas, A. Cardoso, H. Vargas, I. Ribeiro, "Conservação e metodologia na intervenção do claustro do Mosteiro dos Jerónimos" em AAVV, “Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, a intervenção de conservação do claustro/Jerónimos Monastery, the conservation intervention of the cloister”, Colecção “Cadernos”, 1ª Ed., Lisboa, Edição do IPPAR, 2006, edição bilingue: Português - Inglês. Artigo: pp. 145-175

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