Book: Building Cambodia: New Khmer Architecture, 1953-1970

Name: Building Cambodia: New Khmer Architecture, 1953-1970

Author: Helen Grant Ross, Darryl Collins


The book records the 10 years long movement in the New Khmer Architecture, that ends with the outbreak of the civil war and “autogenocide”. It honours the buildings that brought modernism into the country with the support of King Norodom Sihanouk and the guidance of Vann Molyvann and his peer. It records the movement with rare photographs and illustrations as well as the remains of New Khmer Architecture as the inspiration for the Cambodian architecture nowadays.

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