Colonial Architecture Project

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

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Rangoon, City Hall

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1925-40, U. Tin, L.A. McClumpha, and A.G. Bray (architects), Clark & Greig and A.C. Martin & Co. (contractors). Originally (1913, McClumpha) was in Bombay art deco style but in 1925 Burmese nationalists demanded Burmese forms derived from temples from Pagan including the spectacular roof.

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