The Monasterio de San Juan de los Reyes is one of the most important monuments of the history of Spanish architecture, well known and studied the deterioration of plastering of the vaults affected, imitating cutting of stones, was so strong that in most areas had disappeared completely and the rest of deterioration did unrecoverable, in the case of constituent blocks of segments of the nerves of the vaults, a major structural condition is found, since many elements were found (especially on both cruises) , misplaced from its proper position, so that had lost its initial geometry, away from the upper plementerÃa, with cracks between elements and with clear signs of collapse. cribbing with wooden elements that would ensure adequate working conditions safe for operators and for good became necessary in these cases, as a first step.
In the case of stone material of severies, deterioration caused the disintegration of the blocks affected, with a consequent fall in parts of the material, but without much involvement of its tough function as assumed a priori, so that once checked their status was considered to maintain and make timely repairs.
Once consolidated the vaults affected, it proceeded to dry cleaning and vacuuming of the walls decorated in all areas where scaffolding had been arranged. Meanwhile, outside, the restoration work deck were developed in the affected areas. On outer abutments header granite tops were placed following the existing system, in order to prevent penetration of water into the core thereof.