Room11 / GASP – Amongst best new Architectural tourist locations – The Age

Build it and they will come. Or will they? Belinda Jackson rounds up the best newcomers on the architecture scene.

“Could you visit Paris without seeing the Eiffel Tower? Or miss the Blue Mosque when in Istanbul? The Tower Bridge is a London essential and Cairo’s pyramids are possibly the oldest tourist site on the map.

But tell friends you’re going to Oslo to see the new design by Renzo Piano and chances are you’ll be tarred with a try-hard hipster tag. “Architecture is the great public art,” says Eoghan Lewis, architect and founder of Sydney Architecture Walk, in defence of architectural tourism.”

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