British Residency, Hyderabad, constructed 1798–1805. Formerly the home of James Achilles Kirkpatrick, the Residency is now part of Osmania Women's College. Photograph courtesy of Antonio Martinelli

1. Koti Residency is a mansion completed in Hyderabad, India in 1798 for the use of the British Resident of Hyderabad State.

2. The mansion is built in the Palladian Georgian style, which is similar to the White House in Washington, D.C. The windows and columns are very similar to the White House’s.

3. Koti Residency, despite being a protected monument by the Archaeological Survey of India and being in use by Osmania Women’s College, is in ill repair with dilapidated walls, rusting fences, and a partially collapsed ceiling.