Tokyo Big Sight (I)

Posted by Alfredo J. Martiz J. (Panama City, Panama) on 3 June 2007 in Architecture.

Tokyo Big Sight is the popular nickname for the Tokyo International Exhibition Center, a Japanese convention center that opened in April 1996. Located in Odaiba of Tokyo Bay, the center is one of the largest convention venues within the city, and its most iconic representation is the visually-distinctive Conference Tower.

Contractor: Bureau of Finance, Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Construction period: 1992-1996
Construction by: Hazama, Shimizu, Nihon Kokudo, Arai, Matsui, Fudo, Imanishi, Tokai Construction Joint Venture Corporation
Description: Steel reinforced concrete and steel building, 8 floors above and 1 floor below ground, one rotunda floor
Site Area: 60,735 m²
Building area: 34,856 m²
Total floor space: 67,057 m²
Max. height: 56.95 m

Source: Wikipedia, Hazama Corporation

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