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Ipoh Railway Station

The Ipoh Railway Station was constructed in year 1914 by the government architect A.B. Hubback. Known as the "Taj Mahal" of Malaysia, the building was built with the combination of the British colonial and Moghul architectural influences mainly on its roofs and facades. The architectural style of the building is that of Straits Eclectic whereas the design concept is a solid Neoclassical building embodied with strict harmony, balance and symmetry. 

The arches of the front face of the building are constructed by a curve voussoirs stone construction which contains keystones and are supported by quoins at the shoulders interlocked into an Ashlar walling construction.

The major dome at the centre of the building with 12" x 6" ring beams has a featured steel frame in which mass concrete has been laid to form the dome. The exterior of the domes are covered with a bitumen coating.

The building is supported by many rounded columns which are constructed and pinned from a reconstituted stone similar to the footings. The columns are constructed with brick and has a stucco concrete finish.

Aside from being supported by steel lintels, the doorways has a triangle voussoirs architectural touch to it.

The window frames and door panelling are entailed with additional panelling and mesh overlay specifically for the windows. The majority of both the windows and doors are constructed using hard wood. 
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