Wednesday, May 6, 2015

1176. The Central Market of Phonom-Penh, Cambodia

Dear Brian,

French architect Jean Desbois designed this building inspired
by the new central market in Leipzig (1928) although he simplified
substantially its form. This is a truly remarkable building that is
often seen by local residents as a kind of "artificial mountain" on
this topographically flat city of Phnom Penh.


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