TOKYO SKYTREE Construction Project
Obayashi built the number one tower in the world!
TOKYO SKYTREE® has appeared in the Narihirabashi/Oshiage area of Sumida Ward, Tokyo in 2012. Boasting a height of 634m, the tower is one of the world’s tallest.The construction posed a substantial technical challenge, and Obayashi was utilizing a number of proprietary technologies in the construction of this new global landmark.
|Location:||1-chome Oshiage, Sumida-ku, Tokyo|
|Site area:||Approx. 36,900m² (tower plus the East and West districts)|
|Building type:||Observatory (first at 350m; second at 450m)|
|Structure:||Steel, steel-reinforced concrete, and reinforced concrete|
|Foundation work:||Cast-in-place concrete piles and underground continuous wall piles|
|Commencement of work:||July 2008|
|Client:||Tobu Tower Sky Tree Co., Ltd.|
|Architect:||Nikken Sekkei Ltd.|