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Renovation of Fine Arts Society Building Amaravathy, Fort Kochi | Ernakulam | Kerala

Renovation of Fine Arts Society Building 

This Building was a very old 3 storeyed building situated at Fortkochi.

The building was strengthened by providing ISMB 200 @ 3.30m intervals on 3 sides of the building and bracing them with ISMC 150 & 100 on 1st and 2nd-floor levels.

This work commenced on 21st February 2014 and completed on 20th April 2014, about 2 1/2 months before the agreed date of completion.

  • Steel columns ISMB 200 were provided Rcc 1:1.5 3 foundations with 12mm thick m s plates, 20 mm dia Bolts & Nuts.

  • The front portion of the building was widened by 2.1m width and 9.6 m in length. This was done by priding 150 &100mm steel channels as frames and

  • The flooring was done with cement concrete 1:2:4 with 20mm broken stone over 5 cm thick Aircon panels and plastered with cm 1:4 15mm thick with cement flushing coat with Red oxide.

  • Existing Rcc staircase was demolished from inside of the building and this space is also converted into office space on 1st & 2nd floors in the same manner as provided on the front side.

  • New spiral Mild Steel Staircase is also provided with 150 mm GI Pipes as central column and is made with 50*50mm Angle Iron as frames and treads are covered with 3 mm thick chequered plates. This staircase is then painted with 2 coats black enamel paints with mat finish over a coat is an Anti-corrosive metal primer.

  • Roofing is provided with Aluminum powder coated sheets. 150mm Aluminum gutters and 110mm PVC Rainwater pipes are also provided.

  • The false ceiling is provided with Aerolite sheets on Aluminum Angles and Tees. 

  • New water tank and Septic tank are also provided. 

  • All water supply fittings are of make Cera and sanitary fittings are provided with make Hindware

  • The building is painted with 2 coats of Interior emulsion over a coat of interior primer with2 coats of wall putty.

  • External walls are painted with 2 coats of exterior emulsion over a coat of exterior primer

 Cochin Fine Arts Society

Cochin Fine Arts Society

A citation was awarded to us for the completion of Building in record time and to the entire satisfaction of the Fine Arts Society and the Architect.


KJA & Sons - Engineers and Contractors
CC – 15/ 68 A, West Karuvelipady, 
Kochi – 682005

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