building a dream

The new parliament of Thailand, still under construction for the past 8 years. ūüėĒ

In response to city sonnet’s prompt: dreamy.

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The G Building in the new business district of Bangkok.

In response to definitely dreaming challenge: something new.
                           city sonnet challenge: with the letter G.

architecture

architecture

ar¬∑chi¬∑tec¬∑ture (√§rk…ôňĆtek(t)SH…ôr)¬†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

Details (IV)

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.

Photo 101 – Day 12: Architecture & Monochrome

Bangkok’s skyline is changing dramatically. ¬†More and more peaks and spikes are appearing around town. ¬†But sometimes there are hidden gems.

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Photo 101 – Architecture & Monochrome

This is Captain Bush’s house – an historical figure and contemporary of Anna Leonowens¬†of the “King and I”. ¬†Actually, they were neighbors but Anna’s house has been demolished.¬†However, after many years, Captain Bush’s house¬†is fully restored and renovated, perhaps it will become a museum.

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Photo 101 – Black & White

Here is the same building in B&W. Alas, I do not have a photo of the residence before restoration.