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Tokyo Midtown – Tokyo, Japan

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Building: Tokyo Midtown
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Status: Completed 2007
Main Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM)
Primary Developer: Mitsui Fudosan
Structural Engineer: Nikken Sekkei
Landscape Architect: EDAW

AE Interests: modeled after Manhattan real estate, approximately 5 million square feet, mix-usage of space (office, residential, retail, restaurant, and cultural components), has activity 24/7, consists of 6 buildings by multiple architects (including Suntory Museum of Art, 21_21 Design Sight, main plaza, shopping galleria, and 54-story office tower crowned by a five-star hotel- tallest building in Tokyo), SOM produced three main office buildings, boost sluggish economy,

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Written by Michelle Gilhousen

December 11, 2012 at 3:11 am

Posted in Built

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