Seismic Design of Highrise Building with Mega Frame

by Takayuki Teramoto, Nikken Sekkei Ltd, Japan,
Hiromi Kihara, Nikken Sekkei Ltd, Japan,
Yashuhiro Tsuneki, Nikken Sekkei Ltd, Japan,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Seismic Engineering: Research and Practice


The NEC corporation head office building is under construction at Shiba Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan. This building is a highrise building of steel structure with the height of 180m. The structural system of this building was named Super-Frame structure which had mega frames with large trussed columns and latticed girders. This paper introduces the structural and seismic design of the NEC corporation head office building.

Subject Headings: Seismic design | Building design | Seismic tests | High-rise buildings | Frames | Corporations | Building systems | Load and resistance factor design | Japan | Asia

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