Tokyo Sky Tree: Tra­di­tion in har­mony with tech­nol­ogy

Jamaica Gleaner - - ARTS&EDUCATION - Amitabh Sharma

TOKYO, Ja­pan: OKYO SKY Tree lit­er­ally kisses the strato­sphere, ris­ing 634 me­tres above the ground, and the view of the vast ex­panse of one of the world’s most vi­brant cities from Tembo Galleria, the ob­ser­va­tion deck that cul­mi­nates at 451.2 me­tres, is awein­spir­ing.

This tow­er­ing marvel of en­gi­neer­ing is

Tthe trans­mis­sion hub for ma­jor tele­vi­sion and ra­dio chan­nels in Tokyo, and, of course, a tourist hotspot.

“The need to con­struct this tower arose to fa­cil­i­tate smooth and un­in­ter­rupted ra­dio trans­mis­sion as a

PHOTO BY AMITABH SHARMA

Tow­er­ing glory: Tokyo Sky Tree rises above the city’s sky­line. At 634 me­tres, it is the tallest tower in the world

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