SANAA, kengo kuma + nikken top tokyo skyscraper with rooftop plaza
 
SANAA, kengo kuma + nikken top tokyo skyscraper with rooftop plaza
jul 10, 2015

SANAA, kengo kuma + nikken top tokyo skyscraper with rooftop plaza

SANAA, kengo kuma + nikken top tokyo skyscraper with rooftop plaza
all images courtesy of tokyu corporation

 

 

 

toyko is set to add another structure to its distinctive skyline – a 230 meter skyscraper that will present 360 degree views across the japanese capital. revealed by the tokyu corporation, the collaborative team of SANAA, kengo kuma and nikken are responsible for the tower’s design, which is slated for completion by 2019.

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the crowning feature of the design is a rooftop plaza measuring 3,000 square meters

 

 

 

located in the tokyo’s shibuya district, the scheme’s crowning feature is a rooftop plaza measuring 3,000 square meters. from here, visitors are offered sweeping vistas towards some of the city’s most recognizable landmarks. beneath the landscaped sky deck, the mixed-use tower will contain a range of programs, hosting a variety of retail outlets, offices and other cultural draws.

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the tower will rise to a total height of 230 meters

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the scheme is located in the city’s shibuya district

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the view from the skyscraper’s upper roof deck

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the project is slated for completion by 2019

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