Phnom Penh is a diverse and dynamic city that has so much to offer. However, it is clear that the capital is lacking of parks and public spaces.
There are limited places for people to gather and socialize. Such as strips along the riverside, Preah Sumarit Boulevard and Russian Federation Boulevard. These places often crowded in the evening as the children treat it as a playing ground, skaters, line dance or aerobics, treated as a badminton court.
Hence, playgrounds and public parks play a vital role in the social life of local communities, which able to promote both mental and physical wellbeing.
Many developers had started to include communal spaces in their development in order to shape up the city to meet the market demand.
Phnom Penh-based architecture and design firm – COLE, is keen to push forward the development of public spaces in the city. The firm drew up three unique ideas by creating more green space for the capital: