CTBUH Silver Member

Taisei Corporation

About

Member Since: 2011

Member Offices: Tokyo

Website: http://www.taisei.co.jp

Since 1873, Taisei Corporation has undertaken many notable projects in Japan and overseas. Their corporate roots coincided with Japan's development as a modern nation and they have continuously met the demands of a changing era and people's aspirations for the future through sound construction operations.

As the world enters the second century of modern urban construction, there is a strong need to preserve historic scenery, protect the environment and create attractive public and private spaces. Taisei Corporation is responding with even more advanced technologies through research and development.

With a capital position among the strongest in the industry, they are redoubling efforts to produce world-class, leading-edge technologies. Operations extend internationally, including the construction of dams and other environmental and infrastructure projects in developing nations.

Fields of Expertise

Construction / Contractor

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

2011

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

Almas Tower

360 m / 1,181 ft

2

Landmark Tower

296.3 m / 972 ft

3

Midtown Tower

247.9 m / 813 ft

4

JR Central Office Tower

245 m / 804 ft

5

Menara Maybank

243.5 m / 799 ft

6

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

243.4 m / 799 ft

7

Sunshine 60 Tower

240 m / 787 ft

8

Shinjuku Park Tower

232.6 m / 763 ft

9

Sumitomo Fudosan Roppongi Grand Tower

230.8 m / 757 ft

10

JR Central Hotel Tower

226 m / 741 ft

Awards

Ctbuh Leaders

Yozo Shinozaki

Yozo Shinozaki

CTBUH Working Group: Demolition, 2014 – Present

Tokyo

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

21 September 2012

A New Demolition System for High-Rise Buildings

This presentation examines a ground-breaking environmental load-reducing demolition system recently developed for high-rise buildings, labeled the TECOREP system (Taisei ECOlogical REProduction system). The system works...

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Research

01 September 2017

Structural Design and Performance Evaluation of a Mid-story Seismic Isolated High-Rise Building

This paper describes some of the challenges for structural design of a mid-story seismic isolated high-rise building, which is located near Tokyo station, completed in...

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Global News

20 November 2020

Construction Starts on 180-Meter-Tall Office Tower in Tokyo

Construction has started on a 180-meter-tall office tower in Tokyo's Toranomon district. The Toranomon 2-Chome district Redevelopment project is located on the same block as...

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Rank
Name
City
Height

1

X-Seed 4000

Tokyo

4000 m

13,123 ft

2

Aquarius

Tokyo

800 m

2,625 ft

3

T-Growth

700 m

2,297 ft

4

Taisei 480

Tokyo

480 m

1,575 ft

5

Almas Tower

Dubai

360 m

1,181 ft

6

Landmark Tower

Yokohama

296 m

972 ft

7

Midtown Tower

Tokyo

248 m

813 ft

8

JR Central Office Tower

Nagoya

245 m

804 ft

9

Menara Maybank

Kuala Lumpur

244 m

799 ft

10

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

Tokyo

243 m

799 ft

11

Sunshine 60 Tower

Tokyo

240 m

787 ft

12

Shinjuku Park Tower

Tokyo

233 m

763 ft

13

Sumitomo Fudosan Roppongi Grand Tower

Tokyo

231 m

757 ft

14

JR Central Hotel Tower

Nagoya

226 m

741 ft

15

Shinjuku Center Building

Tokyo

223 m

731 ft

16

Shinjuku Sumitomo Building

Tokyo

211 m

693 ft

17

JR Gate Tower

Nagoya

211 m

693 ft

18

Lippo Plaza

Shanghai

204 m

669 ft

19

Sompo Japan Head Office Building

Tokyo

200 m

656 ft

20

The Otemachi Tower

Tokyo

200 m

655 ft

21

Toshima Ecomusee Town

Tokyo

189 m

620 ft

22

The Okura Prestige Tower

Tokyo

184 m

604 ft

23

Owl Tower

Tokyo

183 m

600 ft

24

Shibuya Hikarie

Tokyo

183 m

599 ft

25

Century Park Tower

Tokyo

180 m

591 ft

26

Nagoya Lucent Tower

Nagoya

180 m

591 ft

27

Toranomon 2 Chome District Redevelopment

Tokyo

180 m

591 ft

28

Toyosu Bayside Cross

Tokyo

180 m

591 ft

29

Kasumigaseki Common Gate West Building

Tokyo

176 m

577 ft

30

Park Axis Aoyama 1-chome Tower

Tokyo

172 m

566 ft

31

Queen's Tower A

Yokohama

172 m

564 ft

32

JT Building

Tokyo

170 m

557 ft

33

Land Axis Tower

Saitama

168 m

552 ft

34

JR Shinjuku Miraina Tower

Tokyo

168 m

551 ft

35

Sapia Tower

Tokyo

167 m

549 ft

36

Toyosu Center Building

Tokyo

165 m

542 ft

37

Twin Parks Left Wing

Tokyo

165 m

541 ft

37

Twin Parks Right Wing

Tokyo

165 m

541 ft

39

Waterras Tower

Tokyo

165 m

541 ft

40

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building II

Tokyo

163 m

536 ft

41

Shinjuku Maynds Tower

Tokyo

161 m

528 ft

42

Tornare Nihonbashi Hamacho Tower

Tokyo

160 m

524 ft

43

Brillia Tower Tokyo

Tokyo

159 m

522 ft

44

Prudential Tower

Tokyo

158 m

520 ft

45

Twin 21 MID Tower

Osaka

157 m

515 ft

45

Twin 21 National Tower

Osaka

157 m

515 ft

47

Kasumigaseki Common Gate East Building

Tokyo

157 m

514 ft

48

NTT DoCoMo Sumida Building

Tokyo

156 m

512 ft

49

Tokyo Dome Hotel

Tokyo

155 m

509 ft

50

Harumi Island Triton Square Tower Z

Tokyo

155 m

509 ft

51

Bank of Communications Tower

Hong Kong

155 m

509 ft

52

Hilltop Tower

Tokyo

154 m

505 ft

53

Garden Air Tower

Tokyo

153 m

501 ft

54

Yokohama Mitsui Building

Yokohama

152 m

499 ft

55

Mitsubishi Jyuko Yokohama Building

Yokohama

152 m

498 ft

56

Symbol Tower

Takamatsu

151 m

496 ft

57

Odakyu Southern Tower

Tokyo

151 m

495 ft

58

Air Rise Tower

Tokyo

151 m

494 ft

59

NTT DoCoMo Tohoku Building

Sendai, Miyagi

150 m

492 ft

60

NTT Cred Motomachi Building

Hiroshima

150 m

492 ft

61

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Building

Tokyo

147 m

482 ft

62

Meiji Yasuda Life Building

Tokyo

147 m

482 ft

63

CO・MO・RE Yotsuya

Tokyo

145 m

475 ft

64

D'Graffito Sapporo Station Tower

Sapporo

143 m

470 ft

65

Otemachi Nomura Building

Tokyo

138 m

453 ft

66

Queen's Tower B

Yokohama

138 m

452 ft

67

Tekko Building

Tokyo

135 m

443 ft

68

Nakano-Sakaue Sun Bright Twin

Tokyo

134 m

440 ft

69

Shinjuku NS Building

Tokyo

134 m

439 ft

70

Shiodome Building

Tokyo

134 m

438 ft

71

Tokyo ANA Tower

Tokyo

133 m

436 ft

72

D Tower Nishi-Shinjuku

Tokyo

132 m

434 ft

73

Shinjuku Kokusai Building - Hilton Tokyo

Tokyo

130 m

427 ft

74

Ochanomizu Sola City

Tokyo

127 m

418 ft

75

Tokyo Square Garden

Tokyo

124 m

408 ft

76

Ginza Mitsui Building

Tokyo

121 m

398 ft

77

Sumitomo Fudosan Shiodome Hamarikyu Building

Tokyo

120 m

394 ft

78

Jingumae Tower Building

Tokyo

115 m

378 ft

79

Toranomon Kotohira Tower

Tokyo

115 m

378 ft

80

Lions Tower Sendai Nagamachi

Sendai, Miyagi

114 m

374 ft

81

Tradepia Odaiba

Tokyo

114 m

374 ft

82

Shin-Gofukubashi Building

Tokyo

113 m

369 ft

83

Bunkyo Garden Gate Tower

Tokyo

111 m

363 ft

84

Lions Tower Sendai Hirose

Sendai, Miyagi

110 m

361 ft

85

Queen's Tower C

Yokohama

109 m

358 ft

86

M.M. Towers the West

Yokohama

109 m

358 ft

87

Kokusai Fashion Center

Tokyo

107 m

351 ft

88

Kakyoin Square

Sendai, Miyagi

106 m

349 ft

89

Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu

Yokohama

105 m

345 ft

90

Daido Seimei Kasumigaseki Building

Tokyo

105 m

344 ft

91

Tokyo Baycourt Club Hotel and Spa Resort

Tokyo

101 m

332 ft

92

UrbanNet Otemachi Building

Tokyo

96 m

316 ft

93

Jonai Tower

Kitakyushu

95 m

313 ft

94

TBS Broadcasting Center

Tokyo

95 m

312 ft

95

The Ice Cubes

Tokyo

66 m

218 ft

96

The Okura Heritage Wing

Tokyo

64 m

211 ft

97

Centara Grand Hotel Osaka

Osaka

- m

- ft

98

Hotel Okura South Wing

Tokyo

- m

- ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

20 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (47%), 43 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Steel (51%), 32 Buildings

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

Total: 92 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 63 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 93 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.

 

21 September 2012 | Shanghai

A New Demolition System for High-Rise Buildings

This presentation examines a ground-breaking environmental load-reducing demolition system recently developed for high-rise buildings, labeled the TECOREP system (Taisei ECOlogical REProduction system). The system works...

10 October 2011 | Seoul

Seismic Retrofit of High-rise Building with Deformation-dependent Oil Dampers

If large earthquake occurs in Japan, long-period ground motions will reach major urban areas, and shake high-rise buildings violently. The authors developed a deformation-dependent oil...

01 September 2017

Structural Design and Performance Evaluation of a Mid-story Seismic Isolated High-Rise Building

Masatoshi Tamari, Tadashi Yoshihara & Masato Miyashita, Mitsubishi Jisho Sekkei Inc.; et al.

This paper describes some of the challenges for structural design of a mid-story seismic isolated high-rise building, which is located near Tokyo station, completed in...

01 September 2016

Seismic Retrofit of High-Rise with Deformation-Dependent Oil Dampers against Long-Period Ground Motions

Hideshi Aono, Osamu Hosozawa, Yozo Shinozaki & Yuichi Kimura, Taisei Corporation

Along the subduction-zone of the western Japanese islands, large earthquakes are expected occur around the middle of this century, and long-period ground motions will reach...

26 October 2015

Development of a New Clean Demolition System for Tall Buildings

Yusuke Noguchi, Yozo Shinozaki, Hideki Ichihara & Makoto Kayashima, Taisei Corporation

Manhattan, Chicago, and Tokyo are well known as skyscraper cities. But they have many decrepit buildings built in the early 20th century. It’s a significant...

01 September 2014

Plastic Deformation Capacity of Steel Beam-to-Column Connection under Long-duration Earthquake

Satoshi Yamada, Yu Jiao, Hiroyuki Narihara, et al.

Ductile fracture is one of the most common failure modes of steel beam-to-column connections in moment resisting frames. Most proposed evaluation methods of the plastic...

01 March 2014

Structural Design of an High-rise Building Using Concrete Filled Tubular Column

Shuichi Matsumoto, Osamu Hosozawa, Hiroyuki Narihara, et al., Taisei Corporation

In recent years, the performance requested for which an ultra-high rise buildings is diversified.

19 September 2012

A New Demolition System for High-Rise Buildings

Makoto Kayashima, Yozo Shinozaki, TakenobuKoga & Hideki Ichihara, TAISEI Corporation

The TECOREP system (Taisei Ecological Reproduction System) was developed as a new environmental load-reducing demolition system for ultra-high-rise buildings. The reasons for developing this new...

01 June 2012

The Effect of Building Morphology on Sea Breeze Penetration over the Kanto Plain

Taiki Sato, Taisei Corporation; Ryozo Ooka, University of Tokyo; & Shuzo Murakami, Building Research Institute

In order to use sea breezes to counter the heat island phenomena, i.e. to promote urban ventilation, it is necessary to clarify the effect of...

10 October 2011

Seismic Retrofit of High-Rise Building with Deformation-Dependent Oil Dampers

Hideshi Aono, Osamu Hosozawa, Chiaki Yoshimura & Yuichi Kimura, Taisei Corporation

Along the subduction-zone of the western Japanese islands, large earthquakes will occur around the middle of this century and long-period ground motions will reach major...

10 October 2004

Structural Design of Base-Isolation system for Tall Building in Japan

Yozo Shinozaki, Osamu Hosozawa & Tsutomu Komuro, Taisei Corporation

The high-rise buildings with the base isolation system have been realized by studying the practical applicability of this system, that is, by extracting and resolving...

20 October 2003

Fire Resistance of Steel Frames

Yoshifumi Sakumoto, Nippon Steel; Taro Nishigaki, Taisei; Koji Ikeda, Shimizu

This paper presents an analysis on the fire resistance of the World Trade Center’s steel frames and examines precautions to be taken in designing skyscrapers.

20 November 2020

Construction Starts on 180-Meter-Tall Office Tower in Tokyo

Construction has started on a 180-meter-tall office tower in Tokyo's Toranomon district. The Toranomon 2-Chome district Redevelopment project is located on the same block as...

30 October 2020

Luxury Apartments Sell Out at Yotsuya Station

All apartments in a luxury project near Yotsuya Station sold out in the first round of sales held last month in September 2020. The Residence...

30 July 2020

CTBUH In The Media: The Future of Skyscrapers: A Mile High, Slimmer Than Ever and Made from Wood

History does not want for dizzying fantasies of tall buildings. From the Tower of Babel onwards, humanity has dreamed of ever-more wondrous skyscrapers, whether we...

16 September 2019

Tokyo’s New Okura Hotel Has Strong Ties to the Past

A luxury hotel in central Tokyo much loved by visitors for its classic Japanese ambience recently reopened after four years of renovations. The Okura Tokyo...

16 September 2019

Tokyo’s New Okura Hotel Has Strong Ties to the Past

A luxury hotel in central Tokyo much loved by visitors for its classic Japanese ambience recently reopened after four years of renovations. The Okura Tokyo...

16 September 2019

Tokyo’s New Okura Hotel Has Strong Ties to the Past

A luxury hotel in central Tokyo much loved by visitors for its classic Japanese ambience recently reopened after four years of renovations. The Okura Tokyo...

23 July 2019

Demolition of 13-Story Block Makes Way for Office Tower in Tokyo

A 120-meter tall office tower is planned for a site just behind the Shibuyu Hikarie building, in the Shibuya Station area of central Tokyo. The...

25 February 2019

Hotel Okura to Replace South Wing Annex with High-Rise in Tokyo

The last vestige of Hotel Okura’s modernist presence is in line to be demolished as redevelopment plans surface for the Hotel Okura Tokyo’s annex (South...

25 February 2019

Hotel Okura to Replace South Wing Annex with High-Rise in Tokyo

The last vestige of Hotel Okura’s modernist presence is in line to be demolished as redevelopment plans surface for the Hotel Okura Tokyo’s annex (South...

12 February 2019

Four Tower Mixed-Use Development Underway in Tokyo

A completed diagram of Bunkyo Gardens has been released for the under-construction Kasuga/Korakuen station project. The project will consist of four buildings: Park Court Bunkyo...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving Taisei Corporation

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 October 2016

The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous disciplines as derived from the list of projects appearing in 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings.

2016 China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum

08 July 2016

The third China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum was held at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, on the topic of "Innovative Motion Engineering in Tall Buildings."

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.

CTBUH Explores Demolition Phase of Tall Building Life Cycle

11 December 2013

One of the least studied parts of a tall building life is its end-of-life scenario yet many buildings are now approaching the end of their service life.

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

01 June 2012

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

Ctbuh Leaders At Taisei Corporation

Yozo Shinozaki

CTBUH Working Group: Demolition, 2014 – Present

Yozo Shinozaki

Tokyo