Takenaka Corporation

竹中工務店

1610

Tobei Masataka, a shrine and temple carpenter, started a business in Nagoya

1873

constructed some of the first Western-style buildings in Japan, including the Nagoya Army Camp, Mitsui Bank's Nagoya office and the Mitsui Spinning Mill, Nagoya

1899

established branch office in Kobe by Toemon Takenaka, 14th generation descendant of the founder, to build Mitsui Onohama Warehouse, a brick structure.
The official founding of the company.

office

 

www.takenaka.co.jp

former employees

 

project list

 

2009

NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY GLOBAL HEADQUARTERS, Yokohama city, Kanagawa
MAIN STADIUM FOR THE WORLD GAMES 2009, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
AGC QUALITY MANUFACTURING TRAINING CENTER ACCOMMODATION, Yokohama city, Kanagawa

2007

GYRE, Shibuya ward, Tokyo

2006

AGC QUALITY MANUFACTURING TRAINING CENTER, Tokyo

2005

TOKYO SHIODOME BUILDING, Minato ward, Tokyo

2003

PRADA BOUTIQUE AOYAMA, Minato ward, Tokyo

2002

TOKYO SANKEI BUILDING, Chiyoda ward, Tokyo

2001

PACIFIC CENTURY PLACE MARUNOUCHI, Chiyoda ward, Tokyo
TECHNICA HOUSE, Bunkyo ward, Tokyo

RAYKAY MINAMIYAMA MUSEUM, Nagoya city, Aichi
OITA STADIUM BIG EYE, Matsuoka, Oita

1999

MEIJI SEIMEI AOYAMA PALACIO, Minato ward, Tokyo

1998

HEP FIVE, Kita ward, Osaka
DOKKYO JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL, Bunkyo ward, Tokyo

1993

TAKENAKA RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE, Inzai city, Chiba

SHIN UMEDA CITY : UMEDA SKY BUILDING, Kita ward, Osaka

1992

APPLAUSE TOWER, Kita ward, Osaka
SENDAGAYA INTES, Shibuya ward, Tokyo

1991

DNP GINZA BUILDING, Chuo ward, Tokyo

1990

AOYAMA CLUB, Minato ward, Tokyo
CRYSTAL TOWER, Chuo ward, Osaka

1989

OSAKA SCIENCE MUSEUM, Kita ward, Osaka
SHIBAURA SQUARE, Minato ward, Tokyo

1988 TOKYO DOME, Bunkyo ward, Tokyo
1987

YURAKUCHO MULLION 2nd phase, Chiyoda ward, Tokyo
BUNGEI SHUNJU ANNEX, Chiyoda ward, Tokyo

1985

MIKI TRADING CO., LTD. TOKYO BRANCH, Shibuya ward, Tokyo

1984

YURAKUCHO MULLION 1st phase, Chiyoda ward, Tokyo

1983 BRAZILIAN EMBASSY CHANCELLERY, Minato ward, Tokyo
1980

ASAHI SHINBUN, Chuo ward, Tokyo

1975

REIYUKAI SHAKADEN (BUDDHA HALL), Minato ward, Tokyo

 

2009

NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY GLOBAL HEADQUARTERS 
日産自動車グローバル本社 - Nissan Jidōsha Gurōbaru Honsha

address:  
Nishi ward, Yokohama city, Kanagawa
Japanese:   神奈川県横浜市西区
sources:   [Shinkenchiku] 2009/10, pages 84-97

2009

MAIN STADIUM FOR THE WORLD GAMES 2009

+ Ito Toyo

+ RLA Kaohsiung Main Stadium for 2009 World Games Design Team

address:  
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
sources:   [Shinkenchiku] 2009/05


2009

AGC QUALITY MANUFACTURING TRAINING CENTER ACCOMMODATION

address:   2 Benten-cho, Tsurumi ward, Yokohama city, Kanagawa
Japanese:   神奈川県横浜市鶴見区弁天町2
building area:   1,286 m²
total floor area:   4,712m²
number of storeys:   5 (above ground)
structure:   RC / S
sources:   [Shinkenchiku] 2009/05

 

2007.10

GYRE

ジャイル - Jairu

+ MVRDV

principal use:   shop
address:   5-10-1 Jingumae, Shibuya ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都渋谷区神宮前5-10-1
maps:   [Google]
sitea area:   1,769.05 m²
building area:   1,532.28 m² - 86.61% of site area
total floor area:   8,950.46 m² - 418.15% of site area
building height:   29.95 m
number of storeys:   2 basement, 5 above ground
general contractor:   Takenaka Corporation
sources:   [Selected Architectural Designs 2010] pages 84-85, 214

2006

AGC QUALITY MANUFACTURING TRAINING CENTER

address:   Tokyo
Japanese:  
東京都
total floor area:   training wing 6,545 m², practical wing 1,883 m²
number of storeys:   4 above ground
sources:   [Architectural Record] 2008/05, pages 264-266

 

2005.01

TOKYO SHIODOME BUILDING

東京汐留ビルディング - Tōkyō Shiodome Birudingu

+ Yasui Architects & Engineers

principal use:   office, hotel, retail, parking
address:   1-9-1 Higashi-Shinbashi, Minato ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都港区東新橋1-9-1
site area:     17,847 m²
building area:     11,720 m²
total floor area:   190,256 m²
number of storeys:   4 basement, 37 above ground, 2 storey penthouse
building height:   172.50 m
sources:   [Shinkenchiku] 2005/08, pages 65-77, 248-249

2003

PRADA BOUTIQUE AOYAMA

プラダ ブティック青山店 - Purada butikku Aoyama-ten

+ Herzog & deMeuron

principal use:   shop, office
address:   5-2-6 Minami-Aoyama, Minato ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都港区南青山5-2-6
maps:   [Yahoo]
site area:      953.51 m²
building area:      369.17 m²
total floor area:   2,860.36 m²
number of storeys:   2 basement, 7 above ground
structure:   S / partly RC
sources:  

[JA] 52 - Yearbook 2003, pages 45-46

[The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture]

2002
TOKYO SANKEI BUILDING 

address:   1-7-2 Otemachi, Chiyoda ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都千代田区大手町1-7-2
maps:   [Google] [Yahoo]
total floor area:   83,225 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo, Part 2] page 95

2001.11

PACIFIC CENTURY PLACE MARUNOUCHI

+ Nikken Sekkei

address:   1-11-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda ward, Tokyo
Japanese:  
東京都千代田区丸の内1-11-1
maps:  
[Google]
total floor area:   81,693 m²
sources:  
[Architectural Map of Tokyo, Part 2] page 96

2001.09
TECHNICA HOUSE

テクニカハウス - Tekunika Hausu

address:   1-8-3 Yushima, Bunkyo ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都文京区湯島1-8-3
maps:   [Google] [Yahoo]
total floor area:   4,371 m²
sources:  

[Architectural Map of Tokyo, Part 2] page 78

[Detail] 168, page 62 

2001.06

RAYKAY MINAMIYAMA MUSEUM

鈴渓南山美術館 - Reikei Minamiyama Bijutsu-kan

principal use:   art museum
address:   8-6,7,8 Minamiyama-cho, Showa ward, Nagoya city, Aichi
Japanese:   愛知県名古屋市昭和区南山町8番6,7,8
site area:   1,577.50 m²
building area:      473.22 m²
total floor area:   1,279.24 m²
number of storeys:   4 above ground
building height:   9.99 m
structure:   RC
sources:  

[Shinkenchiku] 2004/4, pages 114-118, 220

 

2001.03

OITA STADIUM BIG EYE

+ Kurokawa Kisho

address:   1351 Oaza Yokoo, Matsuoka city, Oita
Japanese:   大分県松岡市
site area:   2,550,000 m²
building area:   51,830 m²
total floor area:   92,882 m²
number of storeys:   3 above ground, 2 below ground
structure:  

upper skeleton: S; lower stand skeleton: RC

structural engineers:   Ove Arup & Partners Japan Limited
mechanical engineers:   Shin Nippon Setsubi Consultant Engineers Office
landscape designers:   Environmental Dynamics and EDA
general contractors JV:   Takenaka Corporation, Sato Benec, Takayama Sogo Kogyo
website:   www.wldcup.com/Asia/stadia/oita.html
sources:  

[Kisho Kurokawa - Metabolism and Symbiosis] pages 118-123

[The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture]

 

1999.02

MEIJI SEIMEI AOYAMA PALACIO

+ Ricardo Bofill

+ Mitsubishi Real Estate

+ Toda Corporation

address:   3-6-7 Kita-Aoyama, Minato ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都港区北青山3-6-7
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   41,674 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo, Part 2] page 25

1998
HEP FIVE

address:   5-15 Kakuda-cho, Kita ward, Osaka
Japanese:   大阪府大阪市北区
total floor area:   52,755 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Osaka / Kobe] page 18


1998
DOKKYO JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL

address:   3-8-1 Sekiguchi, Bunkyo ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都文京区関口3-8-1
maps:   [Yahoo]
total floor area:   11,169m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo, Part 2] page 119


1993

TAKENAKA RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE

竹中技術研究所 - Takenaka Gijutsu Kenkyūsho

address:   1-5-1 Otsuka, Inzai city, Chiba
Japanese:  
千葉県印西市大塚1-5-1
total floor area:   37,715 m²
sources:  

[Tajima Noriyuki: Tokio] pages 42-43


1993

SHIN UMEDA CITY : UMEDA SKY BUILDING

+ Hiroshi Hara + Atelier Phi

+ Kimura Structural Engineers

address:   1-1-88 Oyodo-naka, Kita ward, Osaka
Japanese:  
大阪府大阪市北区
total floor area:   216,308 m²
sources:   [The Architectural Map of Osaka / Kobe] page 23


1992
APPLAUSE TOWER

address:   19-19 Chaya-machi, Kita ward, Osaka
Japanese:   大阪府大阪市北区茶屋町19-19
total floor area:   96,793 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Osaka / Kobe] page 18


1992.11
SENDAGAYA INTES

address:   1-14-5 Sendagaya, Shibuya ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都渋谷区千駄ヶ谷1-14-5
maps:   [Google] [Yahoo]
total floor area:   10,602 m²
sources:  

[Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 84

[Tajima Noriyuki: Tokio] pages 146-147

1991.09

DNP GINZA BUILDING

address:   7-7-2 Ginza, Chuo ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都中央区銀座7-7-2
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   1,757 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 111

1990.10

AOYAMA CLUB

address:   6-12-5 Minami-Aoyama, Minato ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都港区南青山6-12-5
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   2,109 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 25

1990

CRYSTAL TOWER

address:   1-2-27 Shiromi, Chuo ward, Osaka
Japanese:  
大阪府大阪市中央区


© robert baum tokyo
© robert baum tokyo
total floor area:   85,994 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Osaka/Kobe] page 38

1989

OSAKA SCIENCE MUSEUM

大阪市立科学館 - Ōsaka-shiritsu Kagaku-kan

address:   4-2-1 Nakanoshima, Kita ward, Osaka
Japanese:  
大阪府大阪市北区中の島4-2-1
total floor area:   8,920.79 m²
website:   www.sci-museum.kita.osaka.jp


1989.03

SHIBAURA SQUARE

address:   4-9-25 Shibaura, Minato ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都港区芝浦4-9-25
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   69,201 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 156

1988.03

TOKYO DOME

+ Nikken Sekkei

address:   1-3 Koraku, Bunkyo ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都文京区後楽1-3
lat, long:   35°42'20.20N 139°45'06.90E
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   115,200 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 104

1987.09

YURAKUCHO MULLION 2nd phase

address:   2-5-1 Yuraku-cho, Chiyoda ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都千代田区有楽町2-5-1
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   10,937 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 111

1987.07
BUNGEI SHUNJU ANNEX

文芸春秋新館 - Bungei Shunjū Shinkan

address:  

3-23 Kioi-cho, Chiyoda ward, Tokyo

Japanese:   東京都千代田区紀尾井町3-23
lat, long:   35°40'57.20N 139°44'17.00E
maps:   [Google] [Yahoo]
total floor area:   9,538 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 53

1985.03

MIKI TRADING CO., LTD. TOKYO BRANCH

address:   3-9-7 Shibuya, Shibuya ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都渋谷区渋谷3-9-7
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   2,257 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 21


1984.09

YURAKUCHO MULLION 1st phase

address:   2-5 Yuraku-cho, Chiyoda ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都千代田区有楽町2-5
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   78,631 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 111

1983.05

BRAZILIAN EMBASSY CHANCELLERY

+ Ruy Ohtake

address:   2-11-12 Kita-Aoyama, Minato ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都港区北青山2-11-12
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   2,433 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 31

1980.03

ASAHI SHINBUN

address:   5-3-2 Tsukiji, Chuo ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都中央区築地5-3-2
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   66,685 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 113

1975.10

REIYUKAI SHAKADEN (BUDDHA HALL)

address:   1-7 Azabudai, Minato ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都港区麻布台1-7
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   25,720 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 56

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