An Architectural Masterpiece in Hyderabad
From British Residency to Osmania University College for Women
Anuradha S. Naik
In the heart of Hyderabad, India, is the majestic Osmania University College for Women. The building was originally constructed at the turn of the nineteenth century as the official residence of the envoys of the East India Company, and had a profound influence on Hyderabad and its citizens over the next 140 years.
This fascinating illustrated history reveals significant discoveries and includes a detailed account of the recent conservation programme coordinated by World Monuments Fund.
Anuradha S. Naik, RIBA, RIAS, FRSA, FRAS is a conservation architect, designer and author who works on historic buildings in and around Hyderabad.