|Deputy Commissioner's office, Mysore. thehindu.com/|
|DC office building, Mysore. citytoday.news/|
This colonial style building, that has a frontage of roughly 300 feet is characteristic of arches of varying shapes round headed & flat segmented, each with a floral key stone together with Corinthian pilasters, open into the verandahs. Pediments with Corinthian pilasters end the wings. The key feature is arcaded verandahs with Tuscan & Corinthian pilasters and molded motifs, running all around on both the floors & leading into high ceiling inner room and halls. The central block ends with a cut off pyramid, repeated in two wings, on which sits a wrought Iron tiara-like crown.The advantage of this type of design is it allows good ventilation and light and the high ceiling will keep the interior cool during summer days.
|Mysore city map, maps of India|
|New DC office, Mysore. Star of Mysore|
Above image: The construction of the new District Offices Complex at the German Press premises in Siddarthanagar on Mysuru-Bannur Double Road is in progress. As of July 2018 70% of the works is completed. State PWD is taking care the building work. The estimated cost is Rs. 59 crore (construction of building and civil works) on a 15-acre plot measuring 23,000 sq. ft. Pune baaed company Shirke Construction Technologies Pvt. is the contractor. The salient feature of the new building is its design is based on the model of Lilitha Mahal palace, Mysore..............
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