Japan To Build World’s Tallest Timber Skyscraper In Tokyo

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Japanese builder and developer Sumitomo Forestry has unveiled designs for the world’s tallest timber skyscraper in the heart of Tokyo. Designed by Nikken Sekkei, the 350 meter tall wooden tower will form part of the W350 Project, a mixed-use enviro...

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Tokyo's Futuristic Capsule Tower Threatened With Demolition

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One of Tokyo's most famous buildings the Nakagin Capsule Tower threatened with demolition.

Designed by Kisho Kurokawa in 1972, it caught the world's attention with its minuscule living spaces for the country's single office workers.

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Tokyo Unveils World's Tallest Communications Tower

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The world's tallest communications tower has been completed in central Tokyo following nearly four years of construction, reported The Telegraph. Tokyo Sky Tree, which measures 634 meters in height, was finished two months behind schedule following d...

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Tokyo Sky Tree Set for Completion in 2012

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Tokyo Sky Tree is on target to be the tallest structure in Japan upon completion in the spring of 2012, reported constructiondigital. Located in the Narihirabashi/Oshiage part of the Sumida Ward of Tokyo, the Tokyo Sky Tree broadcasting tower will so...

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Japan Considers Building A 'Backup' Tokyo

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Japan considers building an alternative capital to allay fears of another natural disaster, reported constructiondigital.com. The devastation and human tragedies following the March 9.0 earthquake off the coast of Japan was a wake up call to governme...

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