Álvaro Siza, Lisbon, Portugal, 2004
The Julio Pomar Museum, it´s a Lisabon City Hall work, between “Bairro Alto” e “São Benzidos”.
The investment rounds 900 thousand euros. The project of Alvaro Siza, made. The Project of Alvaro Siza, made thanks to the invitation of the Painter Júlio Pomar, is “extremely simple, Clear and Well Thought Out” and will “Move as little as possible” on the early twentieth century Building.
From That Old Warehouse only kept the structural walls and the roof. The adopted Slabs were, at level 0, pre-concreted slabs with reinforced concrete, supported centrally bored in concrete blocks 2.0 and 2.0 meters on the periphery massive concrete. On the first floor were adopted solid slabs with 25 and 30cm. Due to geotechnical use Spread footing Foundations were used connected to each other.
The connection of the slabs with the masonry walls will be performed based on epoxy resins and chemical dowels. The existing coverage in wooden frame, it was necessary to reinforced and to repair, taking into account on one hand, the new actions to which it is exposed, and on the other hand, the degradation of some parts of the trusses Wood. As such, it was necessary to add to the respective truss an additional set of two struts locked by means of steel rods or screwed to the wood. Degradation of certain areas of the wood forced injection resins as well as the addition of metallic elements to the respective parts.