The rare surviving Veneto-Byzantine church of San Nicolo dei Mendicoli with its richly ornate interior, has been associated with Venice in Peril since 1972. After damaging flooding in 2019, a further project of flood defence is being funded by the Acqua Alta 2019 Appeal.
The two facades of Santa Maria Formosa were repaired with the participation of students on the ICCROM Stonework course, the canalside facade was done in 1994 and that overlooking the campo, in 1996.
San Giobbe, adaptive reuse of a vernacular house in Calle delle Beccarie, a model project to explore how an ancient house can be made fit for modern living whilst preserving its history.
A small Renaissance church on the Zattere where VIP conserved the coffered painted ceiling containing 58 roundels with patriarchs, prophets and martyrs. The Magistrato alle Acque paid for the roof repairs and the Australian Committee for fresco conservation and the Pentecost altarpiece.
Dedicated to St Christopher whose statue, above the main door, was restored in an early partnership between Venice conservators and the V&A Museum.
Completed in 1554 by Sansovino with a facade added by Palladio around 1562, which was restored, with its bronze sculptures, by Venice in Peril in 1994-5
Stonework conservation of the finely carved 14th and 15th century capitals from the colonnade of the Palazzo Ducale facing the lagoon and the piazza. Much admired by Ruskin. Now in the Museo dell’Opera.
Renaissance Altar with four kneeling angels by Tullio Lombardo in the church of San Martino
This hidden 18th-century frescoed Music Room, designed for choral performances to support its foundation, was restored in 1987-91 by 12 committees.
A joint project to protect the building from future flooding, enabling the safe conservation of Palma Giovane’s cycle of paintings.