Institute of Advanced Studies, Simla
of structural renovation of the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies
housed in a 110 year old colonial building in Simla, was carried
out. The building was the residence of Viceroys. There is long history
of distress in different parts of this building, which from time
to time was being attended to by the CPWD.
the Indian National Trust for Architectural Restoration (INTACH) was
approached to make an indepth study of causes of the distresses and
suggest remedial measures. MRC was a part of the INTACH team as Civil
and Structural Engineers to undertake this study. After extensive
investigations a comprehensive report was submitted to INTACH.