Research on the architectural documents of Vann Molyvann from the archives of Obayashi Corporation

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The architectural drawings and documents of the works of Vann Molyvann were discovered anew from the archives of Obayashi Corporation in Japan. This paper introduces these documents and clarifies that Vann Molyvann and Obayashi Corporation were in collaboration in the 1950-60s. Through the literature and hearing surveys with Vann Molyvann and former Obayashi staffs, this paper confirms that these documents include the architectural drawings of Chaktomuk Conference Hall and Preah Suramarit National Theatre, prepared by Vann Molyvann, as well as structural drawings and calculations of Cambodian Parliament and Preah Suramarit National Theater, prepared by Obayashi Corporation for Vann Molyvann.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)801-806 and 844
JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
Issue number51
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2016
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction

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