Colonial Architecture Project

Photos of European colonial architecture around the world

by Gauvin Alexander Bailey, Bader Chair in Southern Baroque Art, Queen's University at Kingston, Canada

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Bangkok, Villa at 48 Oriental Ave

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ca. 1870s. Siam was never a colony but this villa, built in the Europeanizing reign of King Rama V, was built in a French alpine style like the villas of Saigon.

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