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Tokyo Sky Tree, 634 m, defies earthquakes

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Tokyo Sky Tree, 634 m, defies earthquakes

Series of photographs of the Tokyo Skytree (東京 ス カ イ ツ リ ー), broadcast tower in Sumida, neighborhood of Tokyo, measuring 634 meters. She is the second tallest structure in the world still standing behind the skyscraper Burj Khalifa.

“The key is that this construction is well designed and meets the latest standards, the height does not necessarily making a more sensitive turn to earthquakes. ”

Said Philippe Bisch, President of the French Association for Earthquake Engineering


June 25, 2015