Contest #610 — Gate Tower Building, Osaka, Japan (#611 IS BELOW THIS POST)

(sorry for the late reveal)
Approximate coordinates: 34° 41′ 53.17″ N, 135° 29′ 22.66″ E

Gate Tower Building
By ignisOwn work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link

This is a case of an immovable object meeting an irresistible force.

Specifically, the owners of this land received permits to build the building about the same time as the planners of the highway laid out the exit. The immovable object would not agree to let the land go to waste and the highway planners felt that this exit HAD to go here. So, an interesting and fairly unique cooperation formed. The highway is suspended on its own pilings and creates no additional vibration in the building. The tunnel structure keeps the noise and the noxious fumes away from the tenents of the building. The building owner gave up the 5-7th floors

Those who found this location were:

  • Garfield
  • Walter_V_R
  • hhgygy
  • Eloy Cano
  • Lighthouse
  • Phil Ower
  • Paul Voestermans
  • Frank Sinatra Jr. Jr. Jr.
  • Martin de Bock
  • Rob de Wolff
  • Andy McConnell
  • Ashwini Agrawal
  • Hilde Lambeir
  • Farceur
  • David Kozina
  • Chris Nason

All before the hint.

Congrats to Lighthouse with yet another perfect series!!

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