Bushells Building

PROJECT DATE : 10TH SEP 2010
project
Bushells Building Advertisement
client
Tanner Architects
services
Paintings Conservation, Built Heritage, Industrial

ICS were engaged by Tanner Architects to undertake conservation works on the iconic Bushells Building in Sydney, which involved undertaking significant conservation works to the original Bushells advertisement on the north wall. This work included taking paint scrapes to reveal the original paintwork, consolidation of the flaking paint surface and recreation of the original advertisement over an isolating layer.

In addition to the advertisement, inside the building ICS also conducted conservation works on various heritage machinery, such as tea blenders, and associated signage.

Treatment to advertisement

  • Undertaking paint scrapes to reveal original paint scheme
  • Consolidation of flaking paint surface
  • Application of isolating layer
  • Recreation of original Bushells advertisement

Treatment to machinery & signage

  • Cleaning and conservation of original machinery
  • Conservation of original internal painted signage
  • Inpainting
  • Consolidation of flaking paint surface

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project
Bushells Building Advertisement
client
Tanner Architects
services
Paintings Conservation, Built Heritage, Industrial
Internal signage
Internal machinery

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