Preservation and conservation


The "Code of professional practice for the conservation of the façades of the historical buildings" is an website promoted from technical office of architect Sergio Tiné.

This office, Sergio Tiné & Associates, offers a professional service in the field of conservation and restoration of monuments, historic buildings and historic towns.

Since its founding in 1980, Sergio Tiné & Associates has maintained an experienced staff of  conservators, scientists, architects, historians, planners, and artisans.

This Team is pleased to offer Clients full or partial services as follows:

Traditional and modern Building Techniques
Books and technical manuals
Documentary and Scientific Research

Historic Building Advice

Conservation Plans

Conservation Area Applications


Sergio Tiné & Associates has developed a reputation for its practical approach in the fields of historic preservation and materials conservation.


The architect Sergio Tiné is author of numerous publications; in the web :

La pratica del restauro (The practice of the restoration);
Analisi dei prezzi nel restauro e nel recupero edilizio (Analysis of the prices in the restoration and reuse of historic buildings);
Capitolato speciale d'appalto per i lavori di conservazione e restauro Contract type for the public works of conservation and restoration.

It is also author of the research:

"Codice di pratica professionale per il restauro delle fronti esterne degli edifici di Ortygia"

(Code of professional practice for the restoration of the façades of the historical buildings in Syracuse (Sicily): isle of Ortygia)


The architect Sergio Tiné, is also a component of the technical commissions "Normal U" for standards on cultural heritage: NORMAL (I.C.R.) and UNI-NORMAL


UNI: standards on cultural heritage

Increasingly close cooperation between UNI and the Public Administrations is resulting in developments of the utmost importance for the sector's operators.
Through the stipulation of a formal agreement, UNI and the Central Institute of Restoration of the Ministry for Cultural and Environmental Heritage (M.B.C.A.) have undertaken a partnership for the purpose of jointly drawing up nationally valid technical standards suitable for proposal at a European level for the creation of a harmonized normative body in the field of rehabilitation and restoration.


 Sergio Tiné & Associates
via G. Bonanno 59
90143 Palermo Italy
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Ortygia website

I.C.R - Istituto Centrale per il Restauro
I.C.R. website

UNI Standardization
 UNI: standards on cultural heritage