Roof Tiles of Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Roof Tiles of Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW, Australia

The roof or ‘Sails’ of the beautiful and iconic Sydney Opera House in Sydney, NSW, Australia is constructed of 1,056,000 glazed glossy white and matte cream granite tiles, imported from Sweden. Sydney Opera House was inscribed in the World Heritage List in June 2007: ‘Sydney Opera House is a great architectural work of the 20th century. It represents multiple strands of creativity, both in architectural form and structural design, a great urban sculpture carefully set in a remarkable waterscape and a world famous iconic building.’

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