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360 Degree Views at 750 Feet

by Tianna Mañón

360 Degree Views at 750 Feet: Figure 1

A Japanese skyscraper will redefine what is meant by sweeping views.

A 230-meter skyscraper is on the boards for the Shibuya District of Tokyo, designboom reported Friday morning. The tower will have a sky deck, allowing visitors to see many of the ward’s other landmarks, including as far as Mt. Fuji, and the busy streets below.

360 Degree Views at 750 Feet: Figure 2

The building itself will be mixed-use with retail, offices and other space for programs and arts and cultural uses.

Designed by SANAA, Kengo Kuma and Nikken, all of which are celebrated architectural firms, the tower is expected to join the skyline in 2019.

More renderings of the proposed skyscraper are below:

360 Degree Views at 750 Feet: Figure 3
A rendering of how the proposed tower will mesh with the current skyline.

360 Degree Views at 750 Feet: Figure 4
A look from the tower’s sky deck onto the streets of the Shibuya District.

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