Historic White Building and the facing problems in the present

Historic White Building and the facing problems in the present

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By: Ngy Sovan Ratany August 12, 2015 
Phnom Penh: Cambodian affluent society once reached its high peak of fast-growing city in the 1960s and 1970s under the flourished ruling era of King Norodom Sihanouk. Many great architectures were sought after back then as King Sihanouk’s vision of urban development in profound name of the New Khmer Architecture. Built in 1963, White Building, designed by Cambodian architect Lu Ban Hap and Ukraine-born French engineer Vladimir Bodiansky, was one of the one of the most astonishing housing complex in the heart of Phnom Penh city in 1960s in a response to an …