University Students Combine Ultra 21st-Century and Angkrorian Elements in an Airport Design

The project took them one year to complete.

Three Cambodian university students have come up with a design for an airport that integrates architecture concepts highlighting the country’s cultural identity.

The three who have been studying architecture at the Royal University of Fine Arts (RUFA) in Phnom Penh produced this design they named Krung Kampuchea (City of Cambodia) for their senior year thesis. And their design has drawn a great deal of attention and fascinating people on social media.

Kao Lyheang, who is a fifth-year student and one of the project members, said his group has spent one year developing the concept and coming up with the final design.

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