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Facts
Official Name Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building
Complex Name Tokyo Metropolitan Government Complex
Former / Other Name Tokyo City Hall Tower I
Type building
Status Completed
Country Japan
City Tokyo
Street Address 2-8-1 Nishi Shinjuku (Map)
Building Function office
Structural Material composite
Start of Construction 1988
Completion 1991
Global Ranking #277 tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #141 tallest in Asia (excluding the Middle East)
National Ranking #8 tallest in Japan
City Ranking #2 tallest in Tokyo
Figures
Height: Architectural 243.4 meter / 799 feet
Height: Observatory 202.0 meter / 663 feet
Height: Helipad 243.4 meter / 799 feet
Floors Above Ground 48
Floors Below Ground 3
Top Elevator Speed 9 m/s
Tower GFA 196,000 m² / 2,109,726 ft²
Companies Involved
Developer Shimizu Corporation
Architects
Design Taisei Corporation; Tange Associates
Main Contractor Kajima Corporation
Other Consultant Hitachi, Ltd.