Typology:

Tower of Belém

Additional Info

  • Typology Historic buildings and Monuments
  • Designation National Monument - 1910 / World Heritage – UNESCO 1983
  • Location Portugal, Lisbon
  • Period 1514-1520
  • Author(s) Francisco de Arruda and Diogo de Boitaca
  • Property DGPC (former Portuguese Institute of Architectural Heritage)
  • Client World Monuments Fund Portugal
  • Date February 1997 – February 1998
  • Areas façades
  • Materials Stone (lioz limestone)
  • R&D Mineralogic characterization of the alteration and degradation forms using infrared spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction and X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy; study of consolidation products, study for the selection of repointing mortars (World Monuments Fund-Portugal Scientific Committee, LNEC, IST, FCT-UNL).
  • Awards Europa Nostra award (1999)
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