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a+u 2017:12 Vann Molyvann 1926–2017

a+u 2017:12

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English + Japanese / 168 Pages / 219 x 292 mm / 650 g

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This issue provides a chronological overview of Cambodian architect Vann Molyvann’s work, tracing from his youthful efforts as a leader of the New Khmer Architecture movement and role in the nation’s post-independence reconstruction to his subsequent exile in Europe in 1970, his humanitarian work for the UN, and eventual return to Cambodia—upon the conclusion of its harrowing civil war—to assist with its recovery.

a+u Vann Molyvann 1926–2017 includes: Introduction Masaaki Iwamoto Essays Essay on Khmer Culture (Paris, France 1949) Vann Molyvann Vann Molyvann in Paris: Or, How a Mediator between the Modern and Tradition was Born Masaaki Iwamoto On the Rigid Compositional Disciplines Masaaki Iwamoto Contemporary Architecture in Cambodia: The Legacy of Vann Molyvann’s Work Lisa Ros Placing the Vann Molyvann Project in the Contemporary Context of Cambodia Pen Sereypagna Works Paris, 1946–1955 Dojo in Cambodia - Diploma Project Works at Ministry of Public Works, 1956–1964 Chatomuk Conference Hall Independence Monument Parliament Project State Reception Hall Front du Bassac – Master Plan for Bassac Riverfront National Sports Complex Works at Vann Molyvann’s Office, 1965–1971 One Hundred Houses – Staff Housing for National Bank Vann Molyvann Residence State Palace Buildings for National Bank Sihanoukville Branch SKD Brewery Teacher Training College After the Civil War, 1991–2017 Parliament at Bassac Riverfront Master Plan for Siem Reap Plan for Greater Phnom Penh Central Market Extension Project List