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Tokyo Officials Approve Twin-Tower Residential Project

Tokyo Officials Approve Twin-Tower Residential Project

By Elevator World | June 3, 2021

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat reported May 31 that the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has granted approval for construction of the Toyomi District Type 1 Urban Redevelopment Project, a development that will feature twin 53-story condominiums at a planned height of about 189 m and a total of 2077 units. Plans call for a store, a ward…

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Hotel/Condo Tower Planned in Osaka

Hotel/Condo Tower Planned in Osaka

By Elevator World | May 18, 2021

Tokyo Tatemono and Hotel Properties, Ltd. is developing a 195-m-tall, 49-story combined condominium and hotel highrise just south of the Osaka/Umeda Station district, Japan Property Central reported on April 12. Known as the One Dojima Project, this will be the first high-rise development in Japan to have both a Four Seasons Hotel and condominium in the same…

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Japanese City to Forbid Walking, Running on Escalators

Japanese City to Forbid Walking, Running on Escalators

By Elevator World | April 6, 2021

Lawmakers in Saitama, Japan, passed an ordinance on March 26 forbidding passengers from walking or running on escalators, mothership reports. Although likely to not carry any penalty if breached, the ordinance is set to become effective on October 1. Railway operators and others have pushed for passengers to stand on escalators and hold handrails for years, despite…

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