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Tokyo Tower

General Information

Beginning of works: June 1957
Completion: 23 December 1958
Status: in use

Project Type

Location

Location: , , ,
Address: Shiba-koen 4-2-8
Coordinates: 35° 39' 30.80" N    139° 44' 43.80" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

height 333 m
height to platform (1) 150 m
height to platform (2) 250 m

Materials

tower steel

Notes

Inspired by the Eiffel Tower.

Participants

Design
Architecture
Construction

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

  • Kashimoto, Nobutaka / Kunitsu, Hiroaki / Nishino, Keisuke: Seismic Retrofit of Tokyo Tower. Presented at: IABSE Symposium, Large Structures and Infrastructures for Environmentally Constrained and Urbanised Areas, Venice, 22-24 September 2010, pp. 194.
  • Takabeya, Fukuhei (1959): La nouvelle tour de télévision de Tokyo (Japon). In: Acier = Stahl = Steel, v. 24 (November 1959), pp. 474-476.
  • Dupré, Judith (1996): Skyscrapers. Black Dog & Loventhal, New York (USA), pp. 76-77.
  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000080
  • Date created
    28/10/1998
  • Last Update
    26/10/2015