|Brillia Tower Tokyo|
|Location||2-1, 4 Taihei, Sumida, Tokyo, Japan|
|Construction started||December 16, 2002|
|Roof||159 m (522 ft)|
|Floor count|| 45 above ground|
2 below ground
|Floor area||90,308 m2 (972,070 sq ft)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Kume Sekkei Co., Ltd.|
|Main contractor||Taisei Corporation|
|Number of rooms||644|
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