architecture

architecture

ar·chi·tec·ture (ärkəˌtek(t)SHər) noun
the art or practice of designing and constructing buildings
In response to wp photo challenge: peek
                           wp daily prompt: neighbors

 

Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall

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The Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall, a grand European-style reception hall within Dusit Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. It was commissioned by King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) in 1908. The building was completed in 1915, 5 years after Rama V’s death in 1910.

In response to WP Daily Prompt: Glorious

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Details

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Yangon’s High Court building in color. Constructed between 1905 and 1911, this Queen Anne architecture style building used to house the highest court in Burma (now Myanmar). It’s red-brick exterior and clock tower is listed in Yangon City Heritage list.  The new High Court is now located in the new capital Naw Pyi Daw.