Angkor Wat

 

XII Century AD

 

 

 

Cambodia

 

 

 

 

The Angkor Wat complex in Cambodia.

An example of systemic habitat from the past.

 

 

The archeological sites in the Angkor region.

Courtesy  of  www.theangkorguide.com.

 

 

 

 

 

Angkor Wat.  Images by courtesy  of  Wikimedia Commons.

 

 

Angkor Wat.  Satellite view by courtesy of  Wikimedia Commons,

N.A.S.A. Earth Observatory, U.S.A.

 

 

 

The Angkor Archeological Park

UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Simulating 24 hours at medieval Angkor Wat

 

Temples of Angkor in Ultra HD

 

Virtual 3D of Angkor Wat Temple and equinox

 

 

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

  • Lawrence Palmer Briggs and Robert Heine-Geldern: "The Ancient Khmer Empire", White Lotus, 1999-2011.

 

  • Claude Jacques: "The Khmer Empire: Cities and Sanctuaries from the 5th to the 13th Century", River Books Press, 2011.

The richness and diversity of the Khmer Empire are shown here through stunning photographs, site plans, aerial shots of ancient cities and more.

About the Author: Claude Jacques taught Khmer history at the Archaeology Department of Phnom Penh. He has been the Director of Studies at the Ecole pratique des Hautes Etudes for the last twenty years, teaching the history of Southeast Asia.

 

  • Maurice Glaize: "A Guide to the Angkor Monuments", Saigon, Vietnam, 1944-1948; Paris 1963, translated in 1966.

Free ebook in PDF format available to download from  www.theangkorguide.com.

 

 

 

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Even the longest journey begins with a first step! Systemic Habitats is online since the 18th of May, 2012. This website was created to publish online my ebook "Towards another habitat" on the contemporary architecture and urbanism; later many other contents were added. For their direct or indirect very important contribution to the realisation of this website, we would like to thank: Roberto Vacca, Marco Pizzuti, Fiorenzo and Raffaella Zampieri, Antonella Todeschini, Ecaterina Bagrin, Stefania Ciocchetti, Marcello Leonardi, Joseph Davidovits, Frédéric Davidovits, Rossella Sinisi, Pasquale Cascella, Carlo Cesana, Filippo Schiavetti Arcangeli, Laura Pane, Antonio Montemiglio, Patrizia Piras, Bruno Nicola Rapisarda, Ruberto Ruberti, Marco Cicconcelli, Ezio Prato, Sveva Labriola, Rosario Fracalanza, Giacinto Sabellotti, all the Amici di Gigi, Ruth and Ricky Meghiddo, Natalie Edwards, Rafael Schmitd, Nicola Romano, Sergio Bianchi, Cesare Rocchi, Henri Bertand, Philippe Salgarolo, Paolo Piva, Norbert Trenkle, Gaetano Giuseppe Magro, Carlo Blangiforti, Mario Ludovico, Riccardo Viola, Giulio Peruzzi, and last but not least the kind Staff of 1&1. M.L.

 

 

 

 

 

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