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Tokyo Skytree

Posted in Built by Troy Stewart on October 28, 2019


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Building: Tokyo SkyTree
Location: Sumida, Tokyo, Japan
Architect: Nikken Seikei
Contractor: Obayashi Corp
Developer: Tobu Railway
Lighting Designer: Sirius Lighting Office
Completion: 2012

AE Interests: Second Tallest Structure in the world at completion with a total height of 2,080 feet. Triangular base and triangular framing means reduced steel usage. Main structure made from Steel tube frames and steel channels. Central column Vibration control used to reduce wind and earthquake loads by as much as 40%. Also functions as a broadcasting and telecommunications tower.

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