Cambodia Joins Skyscraper Race to the Top

Cambodia has announced that it will build a new skyscraper that will be the tallest in Asia at 1,820 feet. Fast Company asks, why, in the face of grueling poverty, would they do such a thing?
September 8, 2010, 8am PDT | Tim Halbur
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Economic development is the obvious culprit, according to Jenara Nerenberg.

Jenara talks with Architecture for Humanity founder Cameron Sinclair, who says, "It is worrying to see Cambodia take a Dubai approach to plant a foot on the world map."

But Nerenberg asks, "Wouldn't the $200 million dollars be better spent elsewhere?"

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Published on Tuesday, September 7, 2010 in Fast Company
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