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February 22 2013

waka
09:12
The asymmetric twin JR Central Towers - via A Japan Photo per Day -

View from Midland Square, JR Central Towers, Nagoya

The headquarters of the Central Japan Railway Company from Nagoya is an impressive structure from any point of view, but I discovered a place that really highlights its spectacular architecture: the glass-walled elevator of the nearby Midland Square skyscraper.

The beauty of the building is in the asymmetry of the two towers: the tower from the right, called the Office Tower, is taller (245 meters), thicker and it starts right from the base of the building, while the tower from the left, the Hotel Tower, starts at the 20th story and it is shorter by 19 meters. The asymmetry continues on the lower part of the building, where the elevators are placed right under the Hotel Tower, complementing it…

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