|Tokyo Sky Tree Reaches Target Height|
|Saturday, 19 March 2011 01:33|
The Tokyo Sky Tree, designed to be the tallest free-standing building in the world, has reached its target height of 634 metres. Building began in July 2008, and at that time it was announced the height of the tower would be "about 610 metres". It was subsequently decided to set the height at 634 metres, making the Tokyo Sky Tree a record-breaker.
The Sky Tree will employ Shimbashira-Seishin, or Centre Column Vibration Control, technology; this was developed in the traditional architecture of five-story pagoda. The Sky Tree is set to be another stunning example of Japan's cutting-edge technology.