Client: Cupertino Miranda Foundation
Years: 2021 to 2022

The iconic tower of the Cupertino Miranda Foundation rises in the heart of the city of Vila Nova de Famalicão, 34 meters high and spreading over a building of 10 floors, covered with tile panels from 1966, by the sculptor Charters de Almeida. The set is formed by more than 54 thousand tiles distributed in different panels, with the highlight for the monumental allegorical panels of the four elevations of the tower, which mark, in an indelible way, the landscape and the gravitational center of the city. The conservation and restoration of the tiles' set considered the fundamental lines of the stabilization treatment of each of the elements, supported by different scientific methods, and the return of the aesthetic integrity of the set, under the permanent consultation of the still-living artist.
The conservation and restoration intervention of the tile ensemble considered the fundamental lines of treatment to stabilize each element, supported by various scientific methods, and aimed at restoring the aesthetic integrity of the ensemble, with continuous consultation with the still-living artist.