CTBUH Silver Member

Takenaka Corporation

About

Member Since: 2009

Member Offices: Tokyo

Website: http://www.takenaka.co.jp/takenaka_e/index.html

At Takenaka Corporation, their philosophy is to contribute to society by passing on the best works to future generations. They believe it is an important social responsibility for those in the construction industry to be proactive in realizing a sustainable global society; and thus they create architecture that responds both to the needs of the age and to the expectations of clients.

This, they believe, is an asset to society as a whole, as well as an enduring symbol of their culture. Takenaka adheres to their company’s history: their were founded some 400 years ago by a master carpenter and, despite these challenging times, that tradition is reflected in their core values and underpins their enduring management philosophy.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Construction / Contractor; Engineering, Other; Structural Engineering

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

2009

Member Offices

  • Tokyo

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Tokyo Tower

332.9 m / 1,092 ft

2

Abeno Harukas

300 m / 984 ft

3

Midtown Tower

247.9 m / 813 ft

4

CapitaGreen

242 m / 794 ft

5

Pacific Century Place Jakarta

209.3 m / 687 ft

6

Park City Musashi-Kosugi Mid Sky Tower

204 m / 669 ft

7

Nakanoshima Festival Tower West

199.3 m / 654 ft

8

Nakanoshima Festival Tower

199 m / 653 ft

9

Shin-Marunouchi Building

198 m / 650 ft

10

JP Tower

195.7 m / 642 ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

10 October 2011

Seoul Conference 2011 Track Session 12: Q&A

Question & Answers session for Track Session 12.

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Research

01 September 2017

Structural Design of Nakanoshima Festival Tower West that Achieved High-Grade Seismic Performance

This paper summarizes the structural concept and design of the “Nakanoshima Festival Tower West” in Osaka, Japan, which is 200m high and has a super-high...

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Global News

13 May 2021

Tokyo Bank Headquarters Slated for Redevelopment

MUFG Bank is planning to redevelop their headquarter building in Tokyo’s Marunouchi district. A newer and larger building would allow the bank to house its...

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Associated companies

Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Sky City 1000

Tokyo

1000 m

3,281 ft

2

TAK 600

Tokyo

600 m

1,969 ft

3

Tokyo Tower

Tokyo

333 m

1,092 ft

4

Abeno Harukas

Osaka

300 m

984 ft

5

Midtown Tower

Tokyo

248 m

813 ft

6

CapitaGreen

Singapore

242 m

794 ft

7

Y2

Tokyo

240 m

787 ft

8

Pacific Century Place Jakarta

Jakarta

209 m

687 ft

9

Park City Musashi-Kosugi Mid Sky Tower

Kawasaki

204 m

669 ft

10

Nakanoshima Festival Tower West

Osaka

199 m

654 ft

11

Nakanoshima Festival Tower

Osaka

199 m

653 ft

12

Shin-Marunouchi Building

Tokyo

198 m

650 ft

13

JP Tower

Nagoya

196 m

642 ft

14

One Dojima

Osaka

195 m

640 ft

15

The Parkhouse Nakanoshima Tower

Osaka

193 m

633 ft

16

Acty Shiodome

Tokyo

190 m

624 ft

17

HERBIS Osaka

Osaka

190 m

622 ft

18

1-1 Umeda District Project

Osaka

189 m

620 ft

19

Atago Green Hills Mori Tower

Tokyo

187 m

614 ft

20

Elsa Tower 55

Kawaguchi

186 m

610 ft

21

The Tower

Osaka

185 m

607 ft

22

Marunouchi Building

Tokyo

179 m

587 ft

23

Otemachi Place West Tower

Tokyo

179 m

587 ft

24

Grand Maison Shin Umeda Tower The Club Residence

Osaka

178 m

584 ft

25

City Tower Nishi-Umeda

Osaka

177 m

581 ft

26

Grand Front Osaka Owners Tower

Osaka

174 m

572 ft

27

Tokyo Shiodome Building

Tokyo

173 m

568 ft

28

Sasashima Live 24 District Global Gate West Tower

Nagoya

170 m

558 ft

29

Mikage Tower Residence

Kobe

170 m

558 ft

30

Kansai Electric Power Kobe Building

Kobe

170 m

558 ft

31

Otemachi Place East Tower

Tokyo

165 m

541 ft

32

Gifu City Tower 43

Gifu

163 m

535 ft

33

Park City Musashi-Kosugi Station Forest Tower

Kawasaki

163 m

534 ft

34

Akasaka Tower Residence

Tokyo

162 m

531 ft

35

The Lions Mid Capital Tower

Nagoya

162 m

531 ft

36

Applause Tower

Osaka

161 m

528 ft

36

Shinjuku Maynds Tower

Tokyo

161 m

528 ft

38

Shin-Kobe Oriental City

Kobe

158 m

518 ft

39

Shiroyama JT Trust Tower

Tokyo

158 m

518 ft

40

Atago Green Hills Forest Tower

Tokyo

157 m

515 ft

41

Crystal Tower

Osaka

157 m

515 ft

42

NTT DoCoMo Sumida Building

Tokyo

156 m

512 ft

43

Tokyo Dome Hotel

Tokyo

155 m

509 ft

44

Yokohama City Hall

Yokohama

155 m

508 ft

45

Grand Front Osaka Intercontinental Hotel

Osaka

154 m

506 ft

46

City Towers Toyosu The Symbol

Tokyo

153 m

502 ft

47

Ark Hills Mori Building

Tokyo

153 m

502 ft

48

D'Grafort Kobe Sannomiya Tower

Kobe

152 m

499 ft

49

The Fine Tower Umeda Toyosaki

Osaka

152 m

497 ft

50

Pacific Century Plaza

Tokyo

150 m

491 ft

51

I Tower

Fukuoka

149 m

489 ft

52

Shinagawa East One Tower

Tokyo

149 m

489 ft

53

Meiji Yasuda Life Building

Tokyo

147 m

482 ft

54

Tokyo Sankei New Building

Tokyo

146 m

479 ft

55

Island Tower Sky Club Tower A

Fukuoka

145 m

477 ft

55

Island Tower Sky Club Tower B

Fukuoka

145 m

477 ft

55

Island Tower Sky Club Tower C

Fukuoka

145 m

477 ft

58

Abeno Grand Tour

Osaka

144 m

473 ft

59

Laurel Tower Sanctus Umeda

Osaka

144 m

472 ft

60

Sea Hawk Hotel & Resort

Fukuoka

143 m

469 ft

61

Iino Building

Tokyo

143 m

469 ft

62

Shinagawa Prince Hotel New Tower

Tokyo

143 m

469 ft

63

Grand Maison Shin Umeda Tower

Osaka

136 m

446 ft

64

ORIX Honmashi Building

Osaka

133 m

437 ft

65

Kobe Arts Center

Kobe

131 m

430 ft

66

Umeda DT Tower

Osaka

130 m

427 ft

67

Takeda Global Headquarters

Tokyo

124 m

407 ft

68

Red Horse Osaka Wheel

Osaka

123 m

404 ft

69

Liberty Tower

Tokyo

119 m

390 ft

70

Ariake Frontier Building

Tokyo

116 m

380 ft

71

Mitsubishi Corporation Building

Tokyo

115 m

377 ft

72

Shiodome Shiba-rikyu Building

Tokyo

113 m

369 ft

73

Tomin Tower Daiba Area 1 Building 2

Tokyo

111 m

365 ft

74

Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ Bank Head Office

Tokyo

111 m

363 ft

75

Atlas Tower 33

Sendai, Miyagi

109 m

357 ft

76

Daido Seimei Kasumigaseki Building

Tokyo

105 m

344 ft

77

Yaesu First Financial Building

Tokyo

103 m

339 ft

78

Motoazabu Hills Forest Tower

Tokyo

103 m

338 ft

79

Ote Center Building

Tokyo

100 m

328 ft

80

Nissan Motors Global Headquarters

Yokohama

99 m

326 ft

81

Hotel Kintetsu Universal City

Osaka

94 m

307 ft

82

Nippon Club Tower

New York City

90 m

296 ft

83

Marunouchi Center Building

Tokyo

85 m

280 ft

84

Roppongi Ark Towers East

Tokyo

77 m

252 ft

85

Nittochi Building

Tokyo

73 m

238 ft

86

Roppongi Ark Towers West

Tokyo

68 m

223 ft

87

Kitakyushu City Hall

Kitakyushu

67 m

219 ft

88

1-3 Nihonbashi Honcho

Tokyo

- m

- ft

89

The Residence Kanazawa

Kanazawa

- m

- ft

90

Hyatt Centric

Kanazawa

- m

- ft

90

Proud Kanda Surugadai

Tokyo

- m

- ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

18 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (37%), 32 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Steel (37%), 22 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 87 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 60 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 87 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.

 

10 October 2011 | Seoul

Seoul Conference 2011 Track Session 12: Q&A

Question & Answers session for Track Session 12.

01 September 2017

Structural Design of Nakanoshima Festival Tower West that Achieved High-Grade Seismic Performance

Takehito Kumano & Kazuhiro Saburi, Takenanka Corporation; Satoshi Yoshida, Nikken Sekkei Ltd

This paper summarizes the structural concept and design of the “Nakanoshima Festival Tower West” in Osaka, Japan, which is 200m high and has a super-high...

01 September 2015

Construction of a 300-Meter Vertical City: Abeno Harukas

Kenichi Mizutani, Kiyoaki Hirakawa & Masato Nakashima, Takenaka Corporation

Abeno Harukas is the tallest building in Japan and is located in Abeno, which is one of the three main railway transport nodes in Osaka....

20 May 2015

Forging a Supertall Compact City

Tetsuo Harada & Masaomi Yonezu, Takenaka Corporation

Abeno Harukas is the tallest building in Japan and one of the world’s tallest buildings directly over a railway terminal. It connects the metropolitan area...

20 May 2015

Advanced Structural Technologies For High-Rise Buildings in Japan

Masayoshi Nakai, Takenaka Corporation

This paper reviews the development and current status of seismic design for high-rise buildings in earthquake-prone Japan. Additionally, it briefly describes two important areas of...

01 March 2014

Performance-based Design of 300 m Vertical City “Abeno Harukas”

Kiyoaki Hirakawa, Kazuhiro Saburi, Souichirou Kushima & Kazutaka Kojima, Takenaka Corporation

In designing a 300 meter high skyscraper expected to be the tallest building in Japan, an earthquake-ridden country, full-scale performance based design was launched to...

01 September 2013

Peak Pressures Acting on Tall Buildings with Various Configurations

Eswara Kumar Bandi, Tokyo Polytechnic University; Hideyuki Tanaka & Yong Chul Kim, Takenaka Research & Development Institute; et al.

Twenty six pressure models of high rise buildings with various cross-sections including twisted models were tested in a boundary layer wind tunnel. The cross-sections were...

01 September 2013

Performance-based Wind-resistant Design for High-rise Structures in Japan

Masayoshi Nakai & Kiyoaki Hirakawa, Takenaka Corporation; Masayuki Yamanaka & Hirofumi Okuda, Obayashi Corporation; & Atsuo Konishi, Nikken Sekkei

This paper introduces the current status of high-rise building design in Japan, with reference to some recent projects. Firstly, the design approval system and procedures...

01 September 2013

Aerodynamic and Flow Characteristics of Tall Buildings with Various Unconventional Configurations

Hideyuki Tanaka & Kazuo Ohtake, Takenaka Corporation; Yukio Tamura, Tokyo Polytechnic University; et al.

Tall buildings have been traditionally designed to be symmetric rectangular, triangular or circular in plan, in order to avoid excessive seismic-induced torsional vibrations due to...

01 March 2013

Performance Based Fire Engineering in Japan

Mamoru Kohno, Tokyo University of Science; and Tomohito Okazaki, Takenaka Corporation

This paper explains the Japanese present situations relevant to the fire resistance performance. Performance-based fire provisions was introduced in 1998 for the first time when...

19 September 2012

Abeno Harukas: Vertical City Toward Natural Symbiosis and Sustainability

Tetsuo Harada, Kiyoaki Hirakawa & Yoshifumi Sakaguchi, Takenaka Corporation

Abeno Harukas is a 300 meter tall skyscraper scheduled for completion in Spring 2014; it will be the tallest building in Japan. Sited in a...

13 May 2021

Tokyo Bank Headquarters Slated for Redevelopment

MUFG Bank is planning to redevelop their headquarter building in Tokyo’s Marunouchi district. A newer and larger building would allow the bank to house its...

14 April 2021

Osaka Mixed-Use Project to Include Hotel and Condominiums

Tokyo Tatemono and Hotel Properties Limited are developing a 195-meter-tall, 49-story mixed condominium and hotel high-rise just south of the Osaka / Umeda Station district....

08 October 2020

Seventeen-Story Wood-Framed Tower Proposed for Tokyo

Mitsui Fudosan and Takenaka Corporation are planning to build a 17-story wood-framed office tower in Tokyo's Nihonbashi district. With a proposed height of 70 meters,...

13 March 2020

Japan’s First Wood-Frame Residential High-Rise to Be Built in Tokyo

Nomura Real Estate Development is in the process of building a wood-frame hybrid condominium in Tokyo’s Chiyoda-ku, Ochanomizu district. Proud Kanda Surugadai is a 14-story,...

27 February 2020

Kanazawa Luxury Condo Sell Out

A luxury condo development in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, has sold out. The Residence Kanazawa forms part of a mixed-use project that includes the Hyatt house...

27 February 2020

Kanazawa Luxury Condo Sell Out

A luxury condo development in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, has sold out. The Residence Kanazawa forms part of a mixed-use project that includes the Hyatt house...

13 September 2019

Mixed-Use 30-Story Tower to Annex Yokohama City Hall Transformation

A leading example of modernist architecture in downtown Yokohama will be preserved and incorporated into a large-scale, mixed-use development. Yokohama City Hall is scheduled to...

20 June 2019

Future Softbank Headquarters Under Construction in Tokyo

The tentatively-named Takeshiba Area Development Plan A Block is projected to be 208 meters tall and is currently under construction in Tokyo. This building will...

03 April 2019

Yokohama Builds a Vertical City Hall

Yokohama’s new City Hall will be approximately 155 meters tall and will have a heliport on its roof. The building’s low-rise section, which is three...

30 January 2019

Mixed-Use Skyscraper Rises in the Heart of Tokyo

Y2, an urban mixed-use skyscraper located at Chūō ward, in Tokyo, Japan, is a 3.3 million-square-foot (306,580-square-meter) tower that will include office space, a Bulgari...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving Takenaka Corporation

International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Vol. 3 No. 1

01 March 2014

The International Journal of High-Rise Buildings, Volume 3: Number 1 includes 8 papers focusing on pure research content and investigations in tall building design.

International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Vol. 2 No. 3

01 September 2013

The International Journal of High-Rise Buildings, Volume 2: Number 3 includes 8 papers focusing on pure research content and investigations in tall building design.

International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Vol. 2 No. 1

01 March 2013

The International Journal of High-Rise Buildings, Volume 2: Number 1 includes 8 papers focusing on pure research content and investigations in tall building design.

International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Vol. 1 No. 3

01 September 2012

The International Journal of High-Rise Buildings, Volume 1: Number 3 includes 10 papers focusing on pure research content and investigations in tall building design.