Taisei Group CSR

Topics : Building Construction

We provide a new platform born from the capability of designing in accordance with the client's needs, advanced technical capacity, culture, and industrial trends. Here, we introduce some projects recently undertaken and completed by Taisei Corporation, including airports, office buildings, hospitals, schools, amusement facilities, and factories.

Building Construction

New Doha International Airport (Qatar)

This is a new airport planned in response to the increasing number of passengers as result of the rapid economic development of Qatar, with the aim of becoming a major regional hub airport connecting Europe, Africa and Asia. The enormous terminal facilities with a total floor area of 490,000 m2 is the largest ever undertaken by the company since its founding. The knowhow we have accumulated from the many airports constructed in the past has led to the success of this project.

Client : New Doha International Airport Steering Committee

Design : HOK (Hellmuth, Obata, Kassabaum)

Completion : March 2013

Location : Doha City, Qatar

New Doha International Airport (Qatar)

Jimah Coal Fired Power Station (Malaysia)

Taisei's wealth of experience and unique know-how in design and construction is showcased in this large-scale power station in Malaysia.

Client : Sumitomo Corporation

Design : Taisei, IHI, Toshiba

Completion : June 2009

Location : Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

Jimah Coal Fired Power Station (Malaysia)

Al Mas Tower (Dubai)

With 68 floors rising up to 360 m above ground level, the Al Mas Tower has become a landmark in the Jumeirah Lake Tower development area in Dubai.

Client : Nakheel Properties

Design : WS Atkins & Partners Overseas

Completion : December 2009

Location : Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Al Mas Tower (Dubai)

Djibouti Palace Kempinski Hotel (Djibouti)

This five-star hotel was constructed in the city of Djibouti, the capital of the Republic of Djibouti in eastern Africa. It was designed and built in the remarkably short time of only nine months, finished in time for an important international conference for the leaders of the State Summit of The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA).

Client : Nakheel Properties

Design : Taisei Corporation

Completion : November 2008

Location : Djibouti, Republic of Djibouti

Djibouti Palace Kempinski Hotel(Djibouti)

Apartment Building in Taiwan

A high-rise apartment building located in the heart of Taiwan's third largest city Taichung has gained prominence as a highclass apartment building with a seismic base-isolated structure.

Client : Highwealth Construction Corporation

Design : Darong Architects and Planners

Completion : April 2011

Location : Taichung, Taiwan

Apartment Building in Taiwan

Sapporo Vietnam Limited Brewery Factory (Vietnam)

An overseas brewery for the Sapporo Group has been constructed in the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City, Long An Province, in the south of Vietnam. Construction of this brewery with an annual production capacity of 40,000 kL was completed in a short period of time by utilizing our construction experience in Vietnam.

Client : Sapporo Vietnam Limited.

Design : FOODTECH

Completion : November 2011

Location : Long An Province, Vietnam

Sapporo Vietnam Limited Brewery Factory (Vietnam)

Sumitomo Realty Tamachi First Building

A high grade building has been born in the Tamachi area in central Tokyo surrounded by water and green. This is a high accuracy, high quality building in which attention has been paid to the accuracy control of the structural steel system, to realize a space larger than 450 tsubo (1485 m2) with no columns, thereby providing users with spaces that have a high degree of freedom. The curtain wall on the side of the building transmits the beautiful surrounding scenery without distortion.

Client : Sumitomo Realty & Development Co., Ltd.

Design : Nikken Sekkei Ltd.

Completion : April 2012

Location : Shibaura, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Sumitomo Realty Tamachi First Building

Snow Peak Headquarters Building

This project was the construction of a headquarters building for a company engaged in the outdoor business such as camping equipment, etc. On the enormous site that can be used as a camping ground, an office, a factory, and a store were arranged in a stepped formation in accordance with the gently sloping topography. The entire facility is covered by a large concrete roof 150 m long, and the height of the building was kept low so as not to detract from the magnificent landscape.

Client : Snow Peak Inc.

Design : Taisei Corporation

Completion : April 2011

Location : Nakanohara, Sanjo, Niigata Prefecture

Snow Peak Headquarters Building
  • Received the 2011 Good Design Award of the Director General of the Small and Medium Enterprise Agency
  • Received the 25th Nikkei Office Award

Garden City Shinagawa Gotenyama

We assisted in the redevelopment of a large site of about 28,956m2, the site of the former Sony Headquarters in Gotenyama, Tokyo, where the Ieyasu family palace and the mansions of many daimyo (feudal lord) residences were once located, and even today is a quiet residential area. The development included an office building with the largest standard floor area in Japan, condominiums, and a park. The buildings are of medium- and low-rise for continuity with the rich green surrounding environment, thereby producing a human scale development.

Client : Sekisui House Ltd.

Design : Nikken Sekkei and Taisei Corporation

Completion : February 2012

Location : Kita Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo

Garden City Shinagawa Gotenyama
  • Recipient of award in the 11th "Rooftop, Wall Special Planting Competition"

Tokyo Skytree Town West Yard, Sumida Aquarium

A large-scale commercial facility has been created adjacent to the new Tokyo Skytree. The aquarium within the facility uses the most advanced water treatment technology of which Taisei is proud. The facility uses skeleton and infill, taking into consideration restoration to its original condition and renewal.

Client : Tokyo Skytree Town West Yard: Tobu Railway Co., Ltd.
Sumida Aquarium: Orix Real Estate Corporation

Design : Nikken Sekkei Ltd. and Taisei Corporation

Completion : February 2012

Location : Oshiage, Sumida-ku, Tokyo

Tokyo Skytree Town West Yard, Sumida Aquarium

Spa Resort Hawaiians Monolith Tower

Construction of a new hotel building has been completed with the construction period extended to about three months due to the Great East Japan Earthquake. Taisei was also responsible for restoration work on the damaged existing facility, which reopened for business in February 2012. This project deepened our bonds with the area, and was the driving force for bringing back activity to the area.

Client : Joban Kosan Co., Ltd.

Design : Taisei Corporation

Completion : November 2011

Location : Jobanfujiwaramachi, Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture

Spa Resort Hawaiians Monolith Tower

Terrace Mall Shonan

This project is the largest shopping center in the Shonan area a sea-side town approx 80km south of Tokyo, and is the core of a redevelopment in front of Tsujidō Station on the JR Tokaido Line. It includes large open terraces providing continuity with the Shonan landscape. This creates circuit type lively spaces that promote new communication.

Client : Special Purpose Company Shonan Tsujidō Investment

Design : Taisei Corporation

Completion : November 2011

Location : Tsujidokandai, Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture

Terrace Mall Shonan
  • Received 12th Fujisawa Landscape Award

Ishikawa Prefecture Shinoki Cultural Complex

In this project the old Ishikawa Prefectural Office constructed in 1923 is preserved and refurbished, and regenerated as a cultural interchange facility for Ishikawa Prefecture on the sea-side of Japan. The old office building was the first modern building using reinforced concrete in Ishikawa Prefecture. A seismic isolation structure was introduced to the whole building during the renovation, and a modern space using curtain walls was added while retaining the historical appearance.

Client : Ishikawa Prefecture

Design : Yamashita Sekkei (refurbishment)

Completion : March 2010

Location : Hirosaka, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture

Ishikawa Prefecture Shinoki Cultural Complex
  • Received the 21st BELCA Award Best Reform Award

Kyushu International Heavy Particle Cancer Radiotherapy Facility (Saga Himat)

The first heavy particle radiotherapy facility in Kyushu and the 4th in Japan has been constructed in front of the Shin-Tosu Station on the Kyushu Shinkansen. This is a joint industry/government/academia project, and is the first privately-run heavy particle radiotherapy facility in Japan. This project was completed by applying is rich experience in construction of heavy particle cancer radiotherapy facility.

Client : Kyushu Heavy Particle Facility Management, Public Interest
Incorporated Foundation Saga International Heavy Particle Cancer
Radiotherapy Facility Foundation

Design : Nikken Sekkei

Completion : October 2012

Location : Harakogamachi, Tosu City, Saga Prefecture

Kyushu International Heavy Particle Cancer Radiotherapy Facility (Saga Himat)

Musashino University Ariake Campus

This project is a university campus that was planned as a base for urban planning. Functions that can be used for linking and cooperation with the locality, such as the event hall, food court, media lounge, etc., were identified and concentrated on the lower levels and opened to the local residents. In addition, the campus space was created on a human scale to provide a feeling of familiarity by the use of arches.

Client : Musashino University

Basic Design : Nikken Sekkei

Detailed design, construction management : Taisei Corporation

Completion : January 2012

Location : Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo

Musashino University Ariake Campus

Yokumoku Crea Nikko Factory

This is a base factory for a Western-style confectionary maker located in the forest belt of Nikko 100km north of Tokyo. The design incorporates the surrounding natural environment to the maximum extent, and a gentle landscape was created to produce the feeling of the beautiful landscape of Northern Sweden, from which the company name originated.

Client : Yokumoku Crea K.K.

Design : Taisei Corporation

Completion : May 2011

Location : Aza Higashihara, Tsuchizawa, Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture

Yokumoku Crea Nikko Factory
  • Received the 23rd Tochigi Prefecture Marronnier Architectural and Landscape Award
  • Received Environment Design Section Award of the 10th Environment & Building Equipment Design Award

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd., Investigational New Drug Manufacturing Facility

This is an investigational new drug manufacturing facility for solid drugs and injectable drugs, that complies with the latest regulations. This project was completed utilizing the pharmaceutical engineering technology of Taisei Corporation, who has the widest experience within Japan.

Client : Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.

Design : Taisei Corporation

Completion : November 2011

Location : Yodogawa-ku, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd., Investigational New Drug Manufacturing Facility
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