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Preserving Cambodia's colonial architecture

Around 10 years ago Cambodia's capital, Phnom Penh, was a city with an enviable problem - what to do with its rich legacy of of colonial-era buildings - knock them down or find a profitable way of preserving them?

Nick Wood takes a look at the drive to retain the city's unique architecture

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