Mile High Building Japan

New Building In Japan Could Be a Mile High

Structural engineering firm Leslie E. Robertson Associates and architects from Kohn Pedersen Fox are looking to erect a building that is a mile high in Japan. It will be the centerpiece of a mini city, dubbed Next Tokyo, in Tokyo bay aimed at battling climate change.

In an effort to brace itself for rising tides, Next Tokyo will consist of a chain of hexagon shaped islands that would create a barrier that would protect against surging tides. Read more here.