Posts Categorized: Japan

Japan Plans World’s Tallest Skyscraper

Japan will one day lay claim to the world’s tallest building, if new plans are to go ahead. The Sky Mile Tower in Tokyo, the capital of Japan, would measure 1,699m and host up to 55,000 people. It would be located in a Tokyo Bay, southeast of the city. The futuristic concept for the new… Read more »

The Japanese are Homewreckers (Literally)

It turns out that half of all homes in Japan are demolished within 38 years — compared to 100 years in the U.S. There is virtually no market for pre-owned homes in Japan, and 60 percent of all homes were built after 1980. In [professor Jiro] Yoshida’s estimation, while land continues to hold value, physical… Read more »