Colonial Architecture Project

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by Gauvin Alexander Bailey, Bader Chair in Southern Baroque Art, Queen's University at Kingston, Canada

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Khmer Waterside Houses, Tonlé Sap Lake

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architectural style originating in the Protectorate period and earlier. Mounted on very high stilts because of massive flooding of lake in rainy season. Dwelling on upper level, and the stilts are used to hang fishing nets and traps.

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