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Chiba Port Tower

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Identification

Chiba Port Tower
千葉ポートタワー
196498

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Structure in General

observation tower
existing [completed]
glass
curtain wall
blue

Usages

observatory

Facts

  • Observatories are located on the 2nd floor (105 m) and the 4th floor (112.7 m).
  • During the night, the second floor observatory displays a black-lit mural ("Aqua-fantasy") depicting undersea scenery.
  • The long and slender tower is protected by a 15 ton dynamic damper, said to reduce earthquake vibration by 30% and wind vibration by 10%.
  • The tower can withstand wind gusts of 60 m/s and an earthquake of level 7 on the Japanese shindo scale.
  • The tower's exterior is formed of 5571 panes of 1375 mm X 875 mm "half mirror glass," glass that has been spattered with metal to make it reflective.

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Location

1 Chuoko
260-0024
Chuo-ku
Chiba
Chiba-ken
Japan

Technical Data

410.10 ft
369.75 ft
4
0
Dec 1984
Mar 1986

Involved Companies

Nikken Sekkei Ltd.

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