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Vann Molyvann

Pnom Penh, Cambodia
born 1926, Ream

Vann Molyvann (born November 23, 1926) is a Cambodian architect. During the Sangkum Reastr Niyum regime (1955–1970) Prince Norodom Sihanouk enacted a development policy encompassing the whole kingdom with the construction of new towns, infrastructure and architecture. Molyvann was the foremost of..

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The Preah Suramarit Theatre or the Bassac Theatre is the former national theatre of Cambodia in the capital Phnom Penh.
Designed by chief national architect Vann Molyvann in 1966, it opened in 1968 as the Grand Théâtre Preah Bat Norodom Suramarit (aka Mohorsrop Theatre). Built to resemble a..

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The Institute of Foreign Languages Faculty was designed by Vann Molyvann.

[h]Classroom Design[/h]
This complex of classrooms represent the culmination of the ideas explored during Vann Molyvann's career. Material, structure and light all collaborate perfectly toward the execution of a..

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Chaktomuk Conference Hall

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
by Vann Molyvann

Designed by the architect Vann Molyvann, this venue was originally opened in 1961 as "La Salle de Conférence Chaktomuk".

This aesthetically pleasing fan-shaped hall topped with a traditional Khmer tower is situated close to the Royal Palace and hovers like a bird on the embankment overlooking..

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Construction on the National Sports Complex started in 1963 and was completed in 1964. The architect Vann Molyvann made use of massive earthworks to create the stadium, digging up 500,000 cubic meters of earth to shape the grounds.
[h]Events[/h]
The stadium might have been built to host the..

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The French architectural partnership Leroy and Mondet was responsible for the university buildings, originally known as the Centre Universitaire du Sangkum Reastr Niyum that line blvd USSR to the west of ITC.
The main buildings appear to float in mid-air, almost defying gravity by resting on..

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Designed by Russian architects and built with Soviet funds, this gift to Cambodia was an important addition to the growing number of tertiary educational facilities that were planned along the aptly named former boulevard USSR on the western outskirts of the city at Tuol Kok.

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VIP Pavilion

Sihanouk, Cambodia
by Vann Molyvann

Vann Molyvann constructed 1963 the VIP Pavilion at the former Siem Reap domestic airport, with its jutting V-shaped glass walls, inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright.
The building was demolished and only few examples of the influential Cambodian architect’s work still remain in Siem Reap domestic..

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Vann Molyvann's Council of Ministers building, located on Russian Boulevard in Phnom Penh. This is one of the architect's first works. It was completed in the mid-1950s and demolished in 2008.

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Vann Molyvann's House

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
by Vann Molyvann

Vann Molyvann's house in Phnom Penh was completed in 1966. The architect currently resides there.

Vann Molyvann's house is elegant and simple in plan and section, complex and exquisite in detail. The house is a fantastic example of an architect left to his own devices. The enthusiasm for..

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The 100 Houses project

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
by Vann Molyvann

The 100 Houses project in Sihanoukville was completed in 1967 to house workers of the National Bank of Cambodia, is a collection of 100 identical houses on the outskirts of Phnom Penh.

The buildings are inspired by traditional Cambodian wood houses but rendered in refined modern detail. Some..

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The most striking element of the National Bank of Cambodia, built by Van Molyvann in 1968 is the huge roof constructed out of concrete.

The bank is actually part of a complex of houses and apartments for the staff of the National Bank of Cambodia. The staff housing from Molyvann incorporate..

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Phnom Penh Police Office

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
by Vann Molyvann

The Police offices were constructed in 1959 and one of Vann Molyvann's first projects in Phnom Penh.

Although there is limited research out there regarding this building, it was designed with 'brise soleil' sun shading. Sadly this building was demolished in 2006.

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University Of Agriculture

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Chenla Theatre

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Originally opened in 1969 as the Cinéma d’Etat (State Cinema), the Chenla Theatre underwent a complete facelift in 2002 and becoming part of the Phnom Penh Cultural Centre.

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Phnom Penh Cultural Center

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh Cultural Center was previously known as the Chenla Theatre. The cultural center in Phnom Penh was built in the 1960's. It was renamed Phnom Penh Theater after the Pol Pot war in the late 1970's. Recently, the theater was renovated again and state-of the art facilities and equipments..

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