36) How many windows are there in this building?

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MICA Building is located at the junction of Hill Street and River Valley Road.  This prominent colonial building was built in 1934.  It was the largest government building and modern skyscraper at that time.
By courtesy of mica.gov.sg
The historical building was built as a police station. To ease the entrance of the building, the steep slopes of Fort Canning Hill had to be cut back to provide access. 
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The colonial landmark, now home to the Ministry of Information, Communications and Arts (MICA) is also known as the Old Hill Street Police Station as it was used to house the Police Station and Barracks.
By courtesy of mica.gov.sg
Total numbers of 927 rainbow-painted timber frame casement windows never fail to draw the attention of passerby.  It makes the streetscape more lively and vibrant.
By courtesy of exteriorphoto.net
Sunlight casting through the skylight, landing on the interior exhibition gallery, not only egg-on more inspiration but gives a natural touch to art and this distinctive building.

26 thoughts on “36) How many windows are there in this building?

    Gayle Alstrom said:
    November 27, 2012 at 12:55 am

    I pinned the top photo on my Architecture Board on Pinterest. http://pinterest.com/gaylealstrom/

    Life&Ink said:
    November 27, 2012 at 6:12 am

    I love what color and light can do! :-)

      Sydney Fong responded:
      November 27, 2012 at 10:24 am

      yes, although the pictures are not taken by me, but is amazing!

    adinparadise said:
    November 27, 2012 at 6:38 am

    Too many for me to clean. :)

      ayoliag said:
      November 27, 2012 at 8:52 am

      hahaha good one! Nice photo though and I like how they use the colour

        Sydney Fong responded:
        November 27, 2012 at 10:33 am

        yes! totally agree, is really nice!

      Sydney Fong responded:
      November 27, 2012 at 10:29 am

      haha! no need to clean, is sponsor by ICI.

    cecilia said:
    November 27, 2012 at 10:12 am

    what an extraordinary building! gorgeous night shot.. c

      Sydney Fong responded:
      November 27, 2012 at 10:32 am

      Those pictures were not taken by me, But I believe they were well taken professionally! thanks, cecilia!

    CK said:
    November 27, 2012 at 11:27 am

    I love the colour of those window! Especially at night. :D

      Sydney Fong responded:
      November 27, 2012 at 7:02 pm

      yes! I believe is taken during National day!

    cindy knoke said:
    November 27, 2012 at 11:56 am

    Gorgeous building & photos!

      Sydney Fong responded:
      November 27, 2012 at 7:03 pm

      Thanks! cindy , those pictures not taken by me but never mind, thanks! :)

    Lucy said:
    November 27, 2012 at 2:30 pm

    Hi Sydney,
    A belated thank you for the “like” on my blog post! I really appreciate that. Thanks for stopping by, and I love having a chance to see your blog, too. :)

    Lucy

      Sydney Fong responded:
      November 27, 2012 at 7:04 pm

      you are most welcome, Lucy!

    evilnymphstuff said:
    November 27, 2012 at 3:16 pm

    Wow that’s an awesome building! Amazing photos :)

    Rexlin Victor said:
    November 27, 2012 at 9:04 pm

    Amazing one!!

    kelihasablog said:
    November 27, 2012 at 10:39 pm

    I have no idea… but I love the colors! :D

      Sydney Fong responded:
      November 28, 2012 at 5:31 pm

      Yes is incredibly 927!

    J. A. Robinson said:
    November 29, 2012 at 10:56 pm

    Those appear to be SHUTTERS contributing the color. It’s hard to imagine any building being so astoundingly colorful in 1934. ( Wasn’t the world B & W in those days?). Are these the original colors?

      Sydney Fong responded:
      November 30, 2012 at 6:45 pm

      yes! those day are white color! :)

    gleaningthenuggets said:
    December 2, 2012 at 1:00 am

    Great night shots, very cool!

      Sydney Fong responded:
      December 2, 2012 at 1:22 am

      The photos was not taken by me but still I thanks you for visiting my site, and I will be visiting yours soon! have a great weekend!

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