Fronteira Palace - Restoration of the Fresh House and the SS’s Lake


The Fresh House and the SS’s lake seventeenth-century structures are documented since 1668. The above hydraulic system feeds them with fountains and jets coming out of the walls. A special feature: benches with jets that spring the visitors by surprise are of Portuguese gardens. The restoration of this system, a project funded by the EEA Grant, identified material placement system of pipes and strategies of water pressure of high interest to the knowledge of hydraulics sixteenth century, having been recorded over the survey and the work of all these elements property.
Technical Sheet- Landscape Architects

Project Coordination:
Cristina Castel - Branco

Project Assistance:
Raquel Carvalho

Status: Built

Fundação das Casas de Fronteira e Alorna

Date: 2008