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, Royal Barracks

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1882-84, by Franco-Austrian architect Joachim Grassi. Siam was never a colony however in the nineteenth century modernizing kings such as Rama V hired European architects to work for him. This building was later made the Ministry of Defense.

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