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Toranomon Hills – Tokyo, Japan

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Building: Toranomon Hills
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Architect: Nikken Sekkei, Inc.
Structural Engineer: Nikken Sekkei, Inc.
MEP Engineer: Shinryo Corp.; Kyudenko Corp.; Sanken Setsubi Kogyo Co.
Contractor: Obayashi Corporation
Owner/Developer: Mori Building
Construction: 2011-2014

AE interests:
Tallest building in Tokyo (838 ft), steel frame structure with reinforced concrete, architectural structure elevated above surrounding roads, seismic damping earthquake design, biodiversity-conscious open spaces, mixed use hotel/residential/retail

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Written by G. Steven Flores II

October 22, 2019 at 8:09 pm

Posted in Built

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