Thank you to Khmer Architecture Tours for giving the Urban Lab team a tour several examples of Modern architecture in Phnom Penh: the Olympic Stadium, the White Building, the 100 Houses and the Hun Sen Library addition with visiting architect and KA Tours founder Geoff Pyle.
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Who are we?
> The aim of KA Tours is to promote the understanding of modern architecture in Cambodia. Started in 2003 as an independent, not-for-profit organisation, KA Tours is an operation of Space for Architecture which is also located in Phnom Penh and promotes dialogue about urban heritage and design as part of Cambodia’s cultural heritage. (www.spaceforarchitecture.org).
> In addition to arranging tours and guiding, KA Tours researches buildings and provides training in preparing data about important buildings. Founded by Geoff PYLE, KA Tours’ guides/researchers are all Cambodian architects and students of architecture. The Director is Stefanie IRMER. Our guides are SIM Sitho, YAM Sokly, SEREY Pagna and YAN Vivoath.
> Funds raised by donations or tour fees are directly channeled into covering costs of the tours, which includes guide’s fees, as well as sponsoring other educational activities such as lectures.
> We are highly honoured to have as our Patron
His Excellency VANN Molyvann.
> Khmer Architecture Tours relies on the enthusiasm and efforts of our team of collaborators which includes students of architecture and graduates employed as tour guides and researchers, local and foreign architects, and architecture fans who support KA Tours as advisers, map-makers and lecturers. A mention to past researchers/guides HANN Lina, CHEAM Phanin, HOU Sarith, HOK Vichet and SOTH Sothea; all-round advisor Jane MARTIN and map-maker Tobias OLSSON.
> If you are interested in assisting with research or guiding please contact us.
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