Cathedral Church – St. Nicolas of Volos
Project: Restoration of Cathedral Church of Volos – Saint Nicolas
Owner: Eastern Orthodox Church of Hellas – Iera Metropolis Dimitriados & Almyrou
Location: Volos – Magnisia – Hellas
Year of investigation & analysis: 2017 – 2018 – 2019 on
Main project features: Diagnostic status of the temple, which is structured with reinforced concrete and bearing masonry elements. Preparation of a final design and implementation study for the conduct of a public tender.
Activities performed: Complete investigation program that included both field tests (i.e. reinforcement survey, mechanical, chemical and electrochemical tests for the corrosion of steel reinforcement), and technical analyses for the evaluation of concrete strength and the durability assessment of R.C. In addition, a preliminary design was implemented for the application of cathodic protection systems.