In Tokyo, built a wooden 70-storey skyscraper
The Japanese company Sumitomo Forestry has announced plans to build in Tokyo 70-storey skyscraper made of wood still in the last year and a few days ago, finally, I presented a detailed plan for the construction of this unusual building. According to preliminary calculations, the construction of his company will spend about 5, 5 billion dollars, and 185,000 cubic meters of wood building materials.
skyscraper height of 350 meters will be the first 70-storey wooden building. Now the maximum height of wooden houses in Japan is less than seven floors, so the project will in its own way unique. The design of the skyscraper will be reinforced steel frame - this will allow him to stand up to earthquakes. The total building area is 450,000 square meters, which will house offices, hotels and apartments. Authors of the project promise to decorate the interior of decorative waterfalls and fire-resistant plants. Materials spent on the construction of a skyscraper, would be enough for eight thousand standard wooden houses, which usually raises Sumitomo Forestry to their standard designs.
Before proceeding with the construction of 70-storey skyscraper, builders create a smaller copy of his height of fourteen floors - this will again carefully to figure out all the nuances of design and identify its weaknesses. Construction to be completed by 2041.