Tourist Burma Building
In Brief

Turquoise Mountain

Yangon, Myanmar

September 2019

Former Ministry of Hotels and Tourism Building is one of the most important historic landmark buildings in Yangon’s Downtown. Its' fine classical architecture overlooks Mahabadoola Park to the east and the 2000 year old Sule Pagoda to the north. The new mix of sustainable uses aspires to become a model to drive heritage-led regeneration in Yangon. 

The grand internal volumes has been restored to create a vibrant offer based on food, crafts and exhibitions with an urban forum. Its rooftop affords some of the best views in Yangon.  

Tourist Burma restoration

The restoration of the Tourist Burma building presented the opportunity to repair and regenerate the building and to create a model to drive heritage-led regeneration in Yangon.

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