Rehabilitation of K. G. Road Complex at New Delhi, India
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The Kasturba Gandhi (K. G.) road residential complex is a prestigious building located at the New Delhi, India. This building suffered structural deterioration due to the damaged rainwater and drainage system. This research mainly looks into the reasons for the decay of the building, method adapted for the structural analysis and proposed methods of retrofitting. In particular, this research includes assessment of the structural condition for the future viability of the building. Assessment studies were conducted on the building through geometric survey and structural testing. Building was not found suitable for habitation based on the results of assessment. Furthermore, the retrofitting was proposed to strengthen the structure with various methods like use of micro concrete, mild steel jacketing and repair of spalling.