Research Paper | Civil Engineering | India | Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018
Non Destructive Investigation of Heritage Masonry Monuments
Mahipal Burdak  | D K Singhal
Abstract: Rajasthan is the most beautiful and vibrant heritage state of India. The unique characteristic of its architecture and construction material and handicraft is very popular through the world. The Rajputanas architecture is significantly depend on Rajput architecture school which was mixture of mughal and Hindu design. Giant havelis, amazing forts and decoratively carved temples are the vital portion of architectural heritage of Rajasthan. Few of most outstanding and marvelous forts along with palaces with parched Aravali land clearly depict history of Rajasthans celebrated heritage. Almost every city of the enormous desert land Rajasthan is lined with fabulous forts and palaces built by various rulers and architects. These forts and palaces were generally constructed outside the walled city over the high hills. Health monitoring of structures has gained attention of Specialists. In particular health monitoring of Heritage masonry is vigorous. It requires great careful attempts to uphold our heritage structures to keep them in respectable state. Number of techniques are available suitable for heritage structures. Some case studies are reported in this paper to exhibit application of different techniques.
Keywords: Giant havelis, amazing forts, Rajputanas architecture & Aravali land
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018,
Pages: 980 - 984
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