The deterioration of the facade layers is due mainly to water infiltrations and growing vegetation. The building was the object of a structural intervention that preserved its stability.
The renovation techniques were selected within a traditional venitian frame. Albeit centuries-old, these techniques are still to these days the better ones in the peculiar Venitian environment.
The beautiful garden (not many buildings facing the Grand Canal have a garden between the water and the main facade!).
The proposal kept the use to the university, transforming some of the rooms into multimedia centers to serve the whole faculty.