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Urban Voice Phnom Penh




Urban Lab Phnom Penh
The Phnom Penh Urban Lab provides a space for the exchange of ideas between university students, architects, artists and urban thinkers about the present and future of Phnom Penh. The Urban Lab is a group of people, a website and during the Our City Festival it will be a place (location will be made public soon). During the Our City Festival the Urban Lab will bring together known urban resources for Phnom Penh: photos, maps, drawings, models, videos, interactive media, and student projects. The Urban Lab will open prior to the Our City Festival. This will allow for ongoing experimentation and free student workshops leading up to and during the Festival.


Constructing Cambodia


City of Water



Dega, Michael. Prehistoric Circular Earthworks of Cambodia. London: British Archaeological Reports, 2002.

Edwards, Penny. Cambodge: The Cultivation of a Nation, 1860-1945. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2007.

Groslier, B.P. Angkor and Cambodia in the Sixteenth Century: According to Portuguese and Spanish Sources. Bangkok: Orchid Press, 2006.

Hurlimann, Martin. Burma, Ceylon, Indo-China, Siam, Cambodia, Annam, Tonking, Yunnan: Landscape, Architecture, Inhabitants. Berlin: Atlantis-Verlag G.M.B.H, 1930

Jessup, Helen Ibbitson. Art and Architecture of Cambodia. London: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

Myrdal, Jan, and Gun Kessle. Angkor: An Essay on Art and Imperialism. New York: Pantheon, 1970.

Stierlin, Henry. Angkor. Fribourg: Office du Livre, 1970.

Delaporte, Louis. Les Monuments de Cambodge. Paris, Editions Ernest Leroux, 1923.

-quite old, two volumes: one with descriptions, one with plates. Plates include highly detailed engraved plans and sections of temple complexes and architectural/sculptural details. Some in color.

Delaporte, Louis. Voyage au Cambodge: L’Architecture Khmer. Paris: Libraire a Delgrave, 1880.

-another old gem by Delaporte, including many detailed engravings and illustrations. Plans and sections mixed with perspectives and jungle exploration scenes, as well as sculptures and relief details. Delaporte seems to be the quintessential romantic artist-explorer who was responsible for raising awareness of Khmer art and culture in France.

Long, Ly Kim. An Outline of Cambodian Architecture. Varanasi: Bararus Hindu University, 1967.

-An essay on Cambodian architecture and how it relates to Indian art.

Angkor – another old book with no publishing info – looks to be from the 60s. Many photo plates of architectural details and sculptural reliefs.

Siribhadra, Smitthi, and Elizabeth Moore. Palaces of the Gods: Khmer Art and Architecture in Thailand. Bangkok: River Books, 1992.

Cambodia Bibliography Doc



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