Archaeology reveals the history of architecture, or the art and science of designing buildings.
The study of archiecture often coincides with archaeology, since many archaeological finds in Southeast Asia are related to ancient temple structures (such as Angkor Wat, Borobudur, and the Cham Towers), but also bridges, walls, fortifications and buildings from the colonial period.
There are a numerous books relevant to ancient architecture. The list below is my personal recommendation based on what I have in my library or have read, and are easily available. These are affiliate links and I may receive a commission if you click on them and make a purchase. But also remember there are some local-language publications that are not available in the internet. For other sources of reliable academic information, you should also check out the books page for latest releases and the occassional free book, as well as the journals page for the latest scientific research.
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The news reports indexed below usually link to external sites that were active at the time of posting; sometimes websites may be temporarily down or may have reorganised their underlying architecture or have even closed down – in these cases the links may not be available. Most of the news articles archived are in English, although when I am made aware of stories in this and other languages I try to index them.
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