Places & spaces: An exclusive oasis in Siem Reap

Publication date 13 April 2018 | 17:59 | ICT

Hidden within its own private tropical garden, Villa Ni Say is a small but stunning estate in Siem Reap that offers guests luxury accommodation and an air of exclusivity.

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  • Sok Muygech photographed this week.

    Who’s Who: Sok Muygech is pushing the boundaries of sustainable architecture

    Publication date 13 April 2018 | 16:22 | ICT

    It’s just after two in the afternoon and Sok Muygech, director of BMK Architects, is discussing the details of a new interior design project with her six employees at the company’s office in BKK1.

  • The yellow-painted Vanda Tower is a recent addition to the capital’s supply of Grade B office space.

    Vanda Tower adds to capital’s supply of budget office space

    Publication date 13 April 2018 | 16:10 | ICT

    The first tenants have begun moving into Vanda Tower, a new 11-storey office building with a distinctly yellow paint job in the capital’s central 7 Makara district that recognises the city’s demand for highly affordable Grade B offi

  • Work is nearing completion on Villa Town, a residential project south of Phnom Penh.

    Capital looks to the south for new developments

    Publication date 09 April 2018 | 10:46 | ICT

    The late Vann Molyvann, the doyen of modern Khmer architecture, once mused that the urban expansion of Phnom Penh should head south as that side of the city has the most favourable topography and is not prone to seasonal flooding.

  • Places & spaces: Escape Villa is across the river but a world away

    Publication date 09 April 2018 | 10:46 | ICT

    An oasis of serenity, Escape Villa is a traditional Khmer two-storey wooden house that has been kitted up as a modern luxury getaway villa.

  • Cambodian artist Teang Borin works in his studio in Phnom Penh.

    Who’s Who: Teang Borin steps out from behind the canvas

    Publication date 09 April 2018 | 10:29 | ICT

    Teang Borin’s paintings have filled galleries and exhibits – and have adorned the walls of some of the most expensive properties in the country.

  • Third Ring Road draft plans revealed

    Publication date 06 April 2018 | 15:49 | ICT
  • Motorists pass the nearly completed geometric facade of Phnom Penh MegaMall on Russian Boulevard.

    Will 2018 be remembered as the Year of the Mall?

    Publication date 06 April 2018 | 09:30 | ICT

    Nearly a dozen new malls are slated to open in Phnom Penh by this year, doubling the capital’s total retail space.

  • An artist’s rendering of WB Arena’s spacious riverfront promenade. Photo supplied

    Riverfront plaza set to fill capital’s tourist entertainment gap

    Publication date 06 April 2018 | 09:31 | ICT

    Phnom Penh is short on tourist attractions and has never really had a “destination” for local families and tourists to visit for dining, shopping, leisure and live entertainment, so the Worldbridge Group decided it was time

  • Places & spaces: A luxurious weekend getaway at Villa des Palmes

    Publication date 02 April 2018 | 16:54 | ICT

    A stunning private estate nestled in the lush jungle overlooking the Gulf of Thailand, Villa Des Palmes was designed and built by a French architect and can be booked as an exclusive short-term residence for visitors to Kep. The Mansion, the larger of the two buildings, is a four-bedroom villa with

  • Places & spaces: Redefining the urban jungle at Yellow Tower

    Publication date 30 March 2018 | 17:44 | ICT

    Cocooned in foliage and outfitted as a tech-savvy co-working space, the seven-storey Yellow Tower is the greenest office space in the capital – and one of the most aesthetically unique. Over 2,400 square metres of plant life clings to the building’s facade, forming a lush vertical garden that