The is a
skyscraper located in the Shibuya in Tokyo, Japan.
tall, it is the third
tallest building in Tokyo
. After the installation of a clock in
2002, the building became the tallest clock tower in the
The NTT Docomo Yoyogi Building is owned by the NTT Docomo
group. Despite the building's name, it is not the
head office for the company, whose headquarters are located in the
top floors of the Sannō Park Tower.
The building houses some offices, but is
mainly used to house technical equipment (switching equipment,
etc.) for the company's cellular telephone service.
To commemorate NTT Docomo's 10th anniversary, a 15-metre-diameter
clock was put into operation in November 2002. The installation of
this clock made the building the tallest clock tower in the world.
The upper portion of the building also features colored lights that
indicates if the weather forecast calls for rain on that day.
Solar energy is partially used to power the building. A garbage
separation system employed within the office helps to reduce waste
and increase the recycling rate. The waste water is recycled for
reuse, and rainwater is reused for the building's toilets.
The building does not have any restaurants or other tourist
attractions, tourists are not allowed into the building.