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Shimizu Super High Rise

Tokyo Japan

Status:vision
Building Uses
 - mixed use
Structural Types
 - highrise
Materials
 - glass
 - steel
 - concrete, reinforced

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof1805 ft

Description
Architect: Shimizu Corporation.
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- Designed to demonstrate the feasibility of a tall habitable building structure in an area vulnerable to strong earthquakes and typhoons.

- The design is of 3 parts divided by sloped setbacks. The plan was an 8-pointed star with X-braces at the corners on the lower part.

- It has a large heliport atop, supported by a trussed structure at the tower's spire.

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