Studio Masera Ingegneria will plan the structural restoration project of the “Messier di Grana” palace in the old town centre of Moncalieri (Turin district – Italy). The historical building is protected by the Superintendency of Artistic and Cultural Heritage.
Messier di Grana building show a structural system in masonry and wood with several kind of bricks. Studio Masera Ingegneria will carry out the structural monitoring, the architectural survey, the structural and seismic strengthening project.
Studio Masera Ingegneria will cooperate with the Politecnico di Torino laboratory in order to study the mechanical behaviour of the historical masonry structure. Eng. Davide Masera, assistant professor of structural mechanics at the Politecnico di Torino, will provide a specialist consulting for the structural model analysis of the historical palace and laboratory data interpretation of the brick wall specimens.