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Museums in Cambodia

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he National Museum of Cambodia in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, is the country's leading historical and archaeological museum. It houses one of the world's largest collections of Khmer art, including sculpture, ceramics, bronzes, and ethnographic objects. The Museum

Buildings in Cambodia

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The Building Booming Period has finally arrived in late-bloomer Cambodia, attracting regional investment, and sending property prices skyrocketing.

Real estate prices are soaring in the capital of Phnom Penh, and the south coast around Sihanoukville, where seaside property is still cheap compared to neighboring Thailand. Also hot is the northern town of Siem Reap, where a tourism boom and the popularity of the nearby temples of Angkor Wat have created a huge market for hotels, golf courses, art galleries and boutiques catering to one of the world

Bridges in Cambodia

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In Cambodia the Cambodian Road and Bridge Design Standard and Construction Specifications have been established in 1999 and are to be used for the design and construction of all new roads and bridges and related rehabilitation works in the Kingdom of Cambodia.

Airports in Cambodia

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Cambodia possesses twenty-six airfields, of which only thirteen were usable in the mid-1980s. Eight airfields had permanent-surface runways. Phnom Penh International Airport near Phnom Penh is the largest airport; it also serves as the main base for the renascent Cambodian Air Force (see Kampuchean, or Khmer, People's Revolutionary Armed Forces, ch. 5).

Vietnamese House in Cambodia

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Vietnamese people have been moved to live in Cambodia long time ago until now. Most of them are dealing small business, crop and vegetable, fishing; some of them are successful businessman. They believe in Buddhism as Chinese people do.

Modern Construction in Cambodian Cities

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Today, in most cities of Cambodia, there are many constructions of tall building department store, and so on. Numerous projects are underway here, many involving thousands of luxury homes and apartments. Several are self-contained satellite cities, 10-15 kilometers from downtown Phnom Penh, but complete with their own shopping malls, supermarkets, schools, hospitals and hotels.

Khmer House Construction

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Typology

Bet House

Bet houses, were built without shoulders to join the main rafters of the porch and the roof, both feet of the rafters of the porch and the roof are joined at the top of the main rafter of the roof near the top of the center pillars.

Khmer House

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There are many types of houses in Khmer village such as house Peth, house Kantaing, house Raungdoeung, Sala Chan as a small pagoda...etc which are the main model houses of Khmer people, they make their living by farming, making palm sugar, rice storage, carving, weaving, crafting farm, making clay pot, fishing and popular games.

Houses In Cambodia

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Despite indoor and outdoor temperatures of around 36°C and up to 80% relative humidity the old rural Khmer houses are very comfortable, both at ground level and on the upper floor. In spite of the absence of electric or mechanical air conditioning, a draught-free, environment appeares to be attained simply by means of natural ventilation.

Chinese House in Cambodia

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Chinese people have been moved to live in Cambodia more than thousand years ago. Most of them are dealing small business, crop and vegetable; some of them are successful businessman. They believe in Buddhism.

News in art


Salaries as elusive as justice at Cambodia's Khmer Rouge trial

Google News - Fri, 2013-02-01 07:46
Between 1.7 and 2.2 million people, almost a quarter of Cambodia's population, died between 1975 and 1979 under the ultra-Maoist Khmer Rouge regime. Pol Pot, the architect of the "Year Zero" revolution, died in 1998, but his sidekicks are now on trial ... catched

Reminders of a golden age

Google News - Thu, 2013-01-31 10:04
This house, commissioned in 1965 by the National Bank of Cambodia to house its employees, is one of Molyvann's "100 houses" whose design was based on traditional Khmer homes. It eventually fell into a state of disrepair. Molyvann is most proud of his ... catched




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