Mayo collage, Ajmer

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SUBMITTED BY :- Aalam MohammadEnroll.No.-2014BVOCID001Sem. 6thProg .- B.Voc(ID)

SUBMITTED TO :-Ar. Kuldeep BoudhAssistant Professor

Department of ArchitectureCentral University of RajasthanBandarsindri (kishangarh) Ajmer

Present By Mayo collage, AjmerOSL- 6 ExamMayoCollageDate- 23-09-016

HISTORY OF MAYO COLLEGEMayo College(informallyMayo) is a boys-only independent boarding school in Ajmer, Rajasthan, India. It was founded in 1875 by Richard Bourke, 6th Earl ofMayowho was the Viceroy of India from 1869 to 1872. ...Mayois India's Eton and you are India's Eton boys.

The College was opened in October 1875, with Sir Oliver St. John as the first Principal and one boy, Maharaja Mangal Singh of Alwar.

ARCHITECTURE OF MAIN BUILDING

Several designs were submitted in Grecian and Kolhapur styles by different engineers. The viceroy finally adopted Major Mant's Indo-Saracenic design in June 1875. The construction began in 1877 and was completed in 1885 at a cost of 3.28 lakhs.

Mayo College is considered among the better known boarding schools in the world and is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education - CBSE. The School has 12 Boarding Houses - 8 Senior Houses, 1 Holding House & 3 Junior Houses with a home to nearly 800 boys from Class IV to XII.

Mughal Arches-It is important to remember theGothic Architecturethat came right before the Mughal Empire.Gothic architecture is a style of architecture that flourished during the high and late medieval period.

DOME A dome which is hollow inside; it has two layers, one which is in the interior and roofs the room below, the other or the external surface which proclaims the monument from afar.

A Jalied, stone window projecting from the wall face of a building, in an upper storey, overlooking a street, Market, court or any other open space

Houses-There are 12 houses out of which 8 are Senior Houses, a holding house (Class 7) and 3 Junior Houses.The senior houses are: Ajmer House, Bharatpur House, Bikaner and Tonk House, Colvin House, Jaipur House, Jodhpur House, Kashmir House, Rajasthan House.Holding House: Oman House.Junior Houses: Ajaypal House, Durgadas House, Prithviraj House.Each Senior and Junior house can accommodate 60-75 students.Oman House (the holding house) has a capacity of 120-130 students

JHAROKHA An ornamental stone window projecting from the outside wall of a building, in an upper storey, overlooking an open space.A Jalied, stone window projecting from the wall face of a building, in an upper storey, overlooking a street, Market, court or any other open space

These Traditionally Carved Jharokhas are helpful in adding an antique look to the buildings.

Features:Reasonable priceHighly demandedStrong

BALUSTER A pillar or column supporting a hand rail or coping, a series of such being called a balustrade; the intermediary space is usually filled with jalis.

JHAROKHA A Jalied, stone window projecting from the wall face of a building, in an upper storey, overlooking a street, Market, court or any other open space

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