When ‘imperial’ colonies fall, new colonial square homes become the norm

A new kind of colonial house may be on the way.The square apartments that colonial colonialist colonists built in Africa and South America during the 19th century were designed to serve as temporary housing.In the last 20 years, however, that design has largely been abandoned by the architects and developers who designed them, leaving them […]


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Colonial golf course to receive a $1 million investment

Colonial Golf Course in New York City has been granted an investment of $1.5 million, and the project will be a major milestone in its development, Colonial Square LLC announced today.The investment, the company said, will allow Colonial Golf to continue its work to create a sustainable golf community for the New York State Department […]


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‘Colonial’ coffee shops and colonial buildings: A history of modern American architecture

The most common colonial architecture of the early 20th century is a series of rectangular buildings constructed to house an entire colony.The buildings are typically built in a traditional colonial style, such as the American Indian style, or with the appearance of a colonial village, which would be the name given to the colonial-style structures.The […]


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How French Colonial Square apartments became ‘TV series’

By Chris Hutton, BBC News France’s colonial buildings, which still stand in the middle of the French capital’s central square, have long been a favourite haunt of the television show Big Brother.Now, they are returning to the French airwaves, in the form of a new series on France’s Channel 5.The series, titled French Colonial, will […]


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