Archival Images By Various

A selection of some of the most striking images of the White Building in the 1960s - from the early plans for the Bassac Front development (1961) overseen by Vann Molyvann, to the first images of the construction of the Building (then known as the Municipal apartments), dating from 1962, to the only known colour photos of the Building on its inauguration in 1963.

Courtesy of On Photography Cambodia and the National Archives of Cambodia, Vann Molyvann Private Collection, the Charles Meyer Collection and Architecture Research Khmer (Helen Grant Ross and Daryl Collins).