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Gate Tower Building – Osaka, Japan

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Building: Gate Tower Building
Location: Osaka, Japan
Design Architect: Azusa Design and Yamamoto-Nishihara Design Firm
Main Contractor: Sato Kogyo Co. Ltd.
Completion: 1992
Height to tip: 71.9 m (236 ft)
Floors above ground: 16 (highway cuts through 5-7th floor)

AE Interests: highway cutting through middle of building, double-core structure, vibration and noise control.

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Written by John Chen

September 3, 2015 at 4:09 pm

Posted in Built

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