Colonial architecture

Colonial architecture:

see American architectureAmerican architecture,
the architecture produced in the geographical area that now constitutes the United States. Early History

American architecture properly begins in the 17th cent. with the colonization of the North American continent.
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Colonial architecture

A classification pertaining to any architectural style that is transplanted from a country to its overseas colonies. Examples are the Portuguese Colonial in Brazil, Dutch Colonial in New York, French Colonial in New Orleans, and English Colonial in all the former North American colonies.

Colonial architecture

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The city manages to meet all expectations with its colonial architecture, tasty Mexican cuisine, beautiful squares and numerous fun activities.
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"We think this type of colonial architecture fits better in the community and is more sensitive to surrounding properties," he said.
Krabi is a popular holiday destination for beach goers and adventures alike while, as the largest city in Myanmar, Yangon is known for its mix of colonial architecture, and a modern high-rise skyline, combined with traditional pagodas.
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This city is a little far, if you are planning on visiting from the UAE, but Granada has an amazing history and is a bustling city with Colonial architecture and food.
Costas Georghiou, an expert on colonial architecture and the author of "British colonial architecture in Cyprus" and "Architecture of the Cypriots during British rule", said the building is an example of early colonial bungalow style, few of which still exist.
This edifice with its majestic tower is a fine example of British colonial architecture and reminds one of this city's glorious past.
The medieval cave temples, the colonial architecture, cosmopolitan Juhu beach and glitzy hangouts Bollywood stars.
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