Written by Oscar Holland, CNNContributors Yoko Wakatsuki, CNNA 390-meter-high (1,279 ft) skyscraper impressed by a flaming torch is about to grow to be Japan’s tallest constructing when it opens in 2027. Standing above a brand new plant-filled public plaza in Tokyo, the tower may also characteristic a hovering remark space from which guests can get pleasure from views over the capital and close by Mount Fuji.Though the undertaking was first introduced in 2016, property large Mitsubishi Property this month unveiled its new torch-inspired design, earlier than revealing the constructing’s identify — Torch Tower — on Thursday. The construction varieties a part of a wider 31,400-square-meter (338,000-square-foot) city growth.The event may also characteristic a 7,000-square-meter (75,000 sq. ft) plant-filled public plaza. Credit score: Mitsubishi EstateMost of the constructing’s 63 flooring shall be devoted to workplace area, although retailers and eating places, in addition to a 2,000-seat grand corridor and a bathhouse, are set to open on the decrease flooring. The constructing’s higher reaches will include a lodge with roughly 100 rooms, whereas the torch’s “flame” has been reserved for an remark space dubbed “sky hill.” The design was envisaged as a “torch that lights up the world,” in line with a press launch.The constructing contains a hovering remark space from which guests can get pleasure from views over the capital and close by Mount Fuji. Credit score: Mitsubishi EstateDeveloper Mitsubishi Property, which is a part of the conglomerate behind Mitsubishi Motors, claims that the constructing will get pleasure from Japan’s “highest degree of seismic resistance.” The event may also present public areas that function shelters within the case of a pure catastrophe. The undertaking is presently below building close to Tokyo Station, the capital’s fundamental railway hub. The location was as soon as dwelling to Tokiwabashi Gate, one of many entrances to the 15th-century Edo Fort, of which solely ruins stay. The tower will grow to be Tokyo’s — and Japan’s — tallest constructing upon completion in 2027. Credit score: Mitsubishi EstateA second high-rise on the location, the 212-meter (696-foot) Tokiwabashi Tower, is because of full subsequent 12 months. It will likely be separated from Torch Tower by a 7,000-square-meter (75,000 sq. ft) public plaza, full with a koi pond and waterfront promenade.Torch Tower will stand considerably above Japan’s present tallest constructing, the 300-meter Abeno Harukas, in Osaka. It’ll additionally surpass the deliberate 330-meter tower in Tokyo’s new Toranomon-Azabudai district, which is about to grow to be the nation’s tallest upon its scheduled completion in 2023.