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Cambodia's Sleuk Rith Institute to be Zaha Hadid's first large-scale wooden project

By - October 14, 2014 7 Pictures
Zaha Hadid is best known for producing flowing structures made from modern materials like concrete, but the Iraqi-British architect has unveiled her first large-scale wooden project. If the end result lives up to the promise shown by the early renders Hadid's office has made available to the press, Cambodia's Sleuk Rith Institute may well end up being rated amongst the architect's finest work to date. Read More
— Architecture

Floating Lodge puts you on the beautiful waters of the Cambodian jungle

By - May 30, 2012 22 Pictures
Some landscapes are so compelling and beautiful you want to be immersed in them, not simply gaze from a distance. The water of the Tatai River, which winds and meanders through the lush, isolated mountains and jungles of southwest Cambodia, is one such landscape. Adventurous travelers can satiate the desire to be immersed in this stunning environment in the most literal of ways - by sleeping atop the water at the 4 Rivers Eco Lodge. Read More
— Holiday Destinations

Responsible tourism: sustaining world cultures

By - October 30, 2007 4 Pictures
October 31, 2007 As global tourism in the developing world grows, so too does the awareness of the importance of responsible travel - being mindful of local customs, cultures and ecosystems is vital to striking a safe balance between traditional societies and new world economies. The emergence of terms like “Volunteer tourism” and increasing recognition of travel organizations that seek to promote the practice of providing help or services to the region being visited is evidence that this shift in attitude is continuing to gain momentum. Read More
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