Angkor: an Engineering Classroom for the World (Part 3)

Professor Mounir Bouchenaki during an interview with Cambodianess News. Photo: Ky Chamna

SIEM REAP — From the site selected for each structure and the complex architectural geometry of every feature, to the choice of construction materials and the elements sculpted in the bas-reliefs, the Angkor Archeological Park is an engineering masterpiece. The stone blocks reflect the philosophy and logistics of the Angkorian builders who are worth learning from.

A member of the International Coordinating Committee of Angkor (ICC-Angkor) and the ad hoc expert group for conservation, Mounir Bouchenaki discussed with Ky Soklim, journalist with Cambodianess News and ThmeyThmey Digital Media, the valuable information left by the builders of Angkor one can find in Angkor Park.

Watch the interview below:


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