The Yokohama Landmark Tower is the second tallest building and 4th tallest structure in Japan, standing 296.3m high. It is located in the Minato Mirai 21 district of Yokohama city, right next to Yokohama Museum of Art. Work on the building was finished in 1993. When built, it was the tallest building in Japan until it was surpassed by Abeno Harukas in 2012. When opened, it had the highest observation deck in Japan.The building contains a five-star hotel which occupies floors 49-70, with 603 rooms in total. The lower 48 floors contain shops, restaurants, clinics, and offices. The building contains two tuned mass dampers on the (hidden) 71st floor on opposite corners of the building.On the 69th floor there is an observatory, Sky Garden, from which one can see a 360-degree view of the city, and on clear days Mount Fuji.The tower contains what were at their inauguration the world's second fastest elevators, which reach speeds of 12.5m/s (45.0km/h). This speed allows the elevator to reach the 69th floor in approximately 40 seconds. The elevators' speed record was surpassed by elevators of Taipei 101 (60.6 km/h, 37.7 mi/h) in 2004.The building was designed by the architecture and engineering division of Mitsubishi Estate, now Mitsubishi Jisho Sekkei and Hugh Stubbins and Associates, later KlingStubbins.
Yokohama Silk Museum is a museum located in Naka-ku, Yokohama, Japan that covers the silk trade in Japan. The museum displays silk kimonos and covers the importance of Yokohama as a silk port.The objective of the museum is, according to their website:to disseminate an understanding of the science and technology of silk production, display beautiful costumes for people to admire and promote the demand for silk.
7MEDIA encompasses the 7 spheres of influence within society and was conceived as a new multi-media ministry without limits.
[A]rts & Entertainment
[B]usiness & The Workplace
[G]overnment & Leadership
Launched in 2011 by Andy Game, who was responsible for introducing and promoting the Alpha Course evangelism program in Japan.
The initial project for 7MEDIA was Hope For Living focusing on the Disheartened, especially those in the Tohoku region after 3.11. In 2013, 7MEDIA expanded by launching two major projects: THE4POINTS Japan, impacting the Arts and Entertainment in the Youth culture and secondly Young Professionals, reaching into the Business and Workplace Sphere. In 2014, they will work in partnership with 4/14 Window for children's ministry.
7MEDIA is an international, creative team working in Yokohama, developing new media to reach the next generation with the gospel in dynamic and interactive ways.