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Old March 1st, 2010, 12:04 PM   #21
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British Colonial Architecture in Australia (I think..?)




Sydney, New South Wales

Sydney Town Hall
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Sydney GPO
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Queen Victoria Building
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Melbourne, Victoria

The Rialto
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George Hotel, St Kilda
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Flinders Street Station
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Royal Exhibition Building


Princess Theatre
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Brisbane, Queensland

Land Administration Building
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Customs House
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George Street Terraces
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Queensland Parliament
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Treasury Building
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Old March 1st, 2010, 02:57 PM   #22
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Great pics! Thanks
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Colombo

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The Old Parliament Building, is the building that houses the Presidential Secretariat of Sri Lanka. Situated in the Colombo fort facing the sea, it is in close proximity to the President's House, Colombo. The building houses the island's legislature for 53 till the New Parliament Complex was opened at Sri Jayawardenepura in 1983. It is next to the General Treasury Building.


The Town Hall of Colombo is the headquarters of the Colombo Municipal Council and the office of the Mayor of Colombo. Built in front of the Viharamahadevi Park, it is the meeting place for the elected municipal council.

The foundation stone was laid on May 24, 1924 by T. Reid, CCS the Mayor of Colombo at the time and the work was completed in 1927. Designed by S.J Edwards, it was originally meant to house the office of the mayor and the council chamber, and as a venue for functions with large Ballrooms.

Today it houses the administrative staff of the municipal council. Its garden is the venue for many rallies and concerts all year round.



The Royal College of Colombo (commonly known as Royal College) was founded in January 1835. It is considered to be the leading Public School in Sri Lanka.[1] The oldest public school in the country,[2] it is a National School, as such it is funded by the central government as opposed to the provincial council providing both primary and secondary education.






The Galle Face Hotel, founded in Colombo, Sri Lanka in 1864, is the oldest hotel east of Suez.[1]It is located at 2, Galle Road, Colombo 03. The Ceylon Hotels Corporation is now part of the Galle Face Hotel Group. The hotel is a member of Select Hotels and Resorts International. The current chairman of the hotel is Sanjeev Gardiner, since the demise of his father Cyril Gardiner in 1997. The hotel is listed as one of the "1000 Places to See Before You Die" in the book of the same name



The General Post Office building was build in 1895 on the opposite the Governor residence the King's House (currently the President's House), on King's Street (currently the Janadhipath Mawatha). This Edwardian style building house the GPO up until recently when it was moved out due to security reasons. A new GPO building was build and the Sri Lanka Post moved in.


The Republic Building, is the building that houses the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka. Situated in the Colombo fort in close proximity to the President's House, Colombo. The building was build in during the British colonial era to house the Legislative Council of Ceylon which it did until January 29, 1930 when a new building was open for the use of the Legislative Council that later became the State Council of Ceylon. Since then till Ceylon's Independence in 1948 the building housed several government departments. Form 1948 it was used by the Ministry of External Affairs and Defence until it was split in to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Defence. It was named as the Republic Building following Sri Lanka becoming a republic in 1972.

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Old March 8th, 2010, 12:18 AM   #24
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Some of them are Neo-romansque, and others Neo-classic.
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Old March 9th, 2010, 12:36 PM   #25
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The British empire also created a whole new style of architecture - Indo Saracenic - combining Indian and European architecture. There are hundreds of such buildings all over India.

Just one example, for now: the government museum in Chennai

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Old March 9th, 2010, 06:18 PM   #26
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The US as we all know was part of the British Empire at one point, in that time several examples of 18th century English architecture came to being in the Eastern US.

Here are a few
Old State House, Boston


Old South Meeting House, Boston

Oldest structure in Boston, home of Paul Revere, dating to the 1600's


None of these are mine.
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Ahsan Manzil in Dhaka - Wiki Commons


British colonial

Bangladesh


The Indo-Saracenic Revival (also known as Indo-Gothic, Mughal-Gothic, Neo-Mughal, Hindoo or Hindu-Gothic) was an architectural style movement by British architects in the late 19th century in British India. It drew elements from native Indo-Islamic and Indian architecture, and combined it with the Gothic revival and Neo-Classical styles favoured in Victorian Britain. The style gained momentum in the west with the publication of the various views of India by William Hodges and the Daniell duo, (William Daniell and his uncle Thomas Daniell) from about 1795.




Curzon Hall in Dhaka


Tajhat Palace in Rangpur


Natore Rajbari


Chittagong court house

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Wiki Commons

Prince of Wales School

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There are some excellent examples of British colonial architecture in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province. I'll post some when I get to a proper computer.
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Great thread! What a mighty empire was that of the British!
What a legacy!
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South Africa

Pietermaritzburg City Hall

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Durban City Hall

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CIty Hall by hgb01, on Flickr
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Old February 26th, 2013, 08:33 AM   #32
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What is this circular structure?



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Paper_Ninja, the circular structure is the Parliament building of India, called Sansad Bhavan. The magnificent dome and the circular structure were designed by British architects based on India's emblem, the Ashoka Chakra.
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Bengkulu/Bencoolen, Sumatra, Indonesia (1685 – 1825)


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Marlborough

Fort Malborough

is an English fort located in Bengkulu City, Sumatra. It was built between 1713-1719 by the East India Company under the leadership of Governor Joseph Collett as a defensive fort for the British Bencoolen. It was one of the strongest British fort in the eastern region, second only to Fort St. George in Madras, India

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other British colonial remnant in Bengkulu

Monument of Thomas Parr

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St John Church

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

City Hall
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High court
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Charming, slightly dilapidated colonial architecture in Yangon

Scotts Market
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More from Yangon:

Holy Trinity Cathedral

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St Mary Cathedral

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