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TV Asahi Headquarters- Tokyo, Japan

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Building: TV Asahi Headquarters
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Completed: 2003
Architect: Fumihiko Maki + Maki & Associates
Structural Engineer: Structural Design Group
Mechanical Engineer: Sogo Consultants
General Contractor: Takenaka Corporation

AE Interest: 90 ft high glass enclosed atrium, Glass Curtain Wall, 102,000 square feet floors, earthquake resistant reinforced concrete walls, walls tilted 3 degrees to prevent echos in studios, 396-foot-long Vierendeel truss, horizontal overhang for shading

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Written by Katelyn Beiter

December 6, 2012 at 12:49 am

Posted in Built

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