HISTORY OF TAKENAKA CORPORATION

400-year history

Takenaka Corporation is Japan’s oldest architectural, engineering and construction firm. It has a long history rich in tradition that spans over 400 years. Takenaka Corporation has created a large number of Japan’s most prominent landmarks.

1610

tradition, the foundation of Takenaka Corporation

1841

shima kokubunji

1899

shima kokubunji

1912

Takashimaya kyoto-ten

1934

Meijiseimeikan

1957

South Pole

1958

Tokyo Tower

1963

Winning Designs

1971

Green Design

1979

The Deming Prize

1984

Contributions to Society

1986

New National Theatre

1988

Dome Contractor

1991

Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa

1992

Environmental Conservation

1993

State-of-The-Art Technical Research Center

1999

100th Anniversary

2004

Takenaka Corporation Tokyo Main Office

2007

Urban Redevelopment Projects

2009

Preservation and Revival

2010

Environmental Concept and Message

2050

Long Term Target