Conservation of architectural drawings on tracing paper, by Fernando Higueras

CASTELLANOCATALÀ

  • Owner: Association of Architects of Catalonia (CoAC).
  • Commissioned by: ICO Foundation (Madrid, Spain).
  • Object: Tracing paper and onion-skin plans. Proejct of the Montecarlo Palace and desing for Wütrich house in Papagayo (Canary Islands).
  • Author: Fernando Higueras, Spanish architect.
  • Damages: Fragmented artwork, wrinkles, tears, pressure sensitive tapes.
  • Conservation treatment: Tape removal, flattening, consolidation, housing for exhibition.
  • Conservators: Rita Udina.

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Fragmented tracing paper, holded through several pressure sensitive tapes (before conservation)

Flattening under tension with magnets (after pasting the bands) Housing for wrinkeld tracing paper
Architectural drawing. Housing for exhibition

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