Urban Lab Phnom Penh
The Urban Lab was a free architectural summer school for Cambodian university students during the Our City Festival, an archive of urban research materials (maps, files, books, and articles), an exhibition of student proposals for the future of Phnom Penh, a workshop and exhibition Water Curse or Blessing?! that traveled from Berlin to present 25 projects implemented in Asia, and an installation entitled Mekong Flux that physically graphed upon the city the 10-meter seasonal depth change of the Mekong River.
Our City Festival
Our City Festival (September 29 – October 7) is a platform for dynamic art and architecture events, that explore urbanism in Phnom Penh and fosters opportunities for dialogue and public engagement. The Our City Festival 2012 theme is Urban Currents: Art, Architecture, and Ideas and takes as its point of departure the movements within the urban environment: the flows between the people, resources, environment, and landscape of the city within the context of its urbanization and its impact on greater Cambodia.