The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building also referred to as Tokyo City Hall or Tocho for short, houses the headquarters of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. Located in Shinjuku, the building consists of a complex of three structures each taking up a city block. The tallest and most prominent of the three is Tokyo Metropolitan Main building No.1, a tower 48 stories tall. The design of the building which was meant to resemble a computer chip by architect Kenzo Tange. Though it has not gained worldwide recognition as Tokyo Tower or Tokyo Skytree, Tocho has come to represent the city in its own right and frequently appears in Japanese science fiction as a symbol of authority or depicting a futuristic post apocalyptic Shinjuku..