Acoustic restoration of historic building in Lisbon

Acoustic restoration of historic building in Lisbon

Time of realization

6 months

Location

Lisbona

Nation

Portugal

To reform the acoustical insulation of the panoramic Hotel "Palacio Santa Catarina", in the center of Lisbon, the cork-based plaster Diathonite Acoustix was chosen; the material has been applied onto all the interior rooms and chambers of the building, on surfaces of various shapes and with different supports: antique stone and brick masonries, and reinforced concrete walls and ceilings. In the latter case the concrete was first treated by Aquabond primer.
The surfaces were then smoothed by Argacem HP and Argacem Ultrafine, ensuring a completely smooth aspect. The final coating was made with Limepaint, the lime based water-based paint