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Research & Development

Takenaka has the world’s largest state-of-the-art R&D Institute.

Never before in history, have the issues been more challenging and finding solutions more crucial. Takenaka's planners, architects, engineers and contractors must meet ever more complex client needs with increasingly advanced technologies. But such technical innovation requires two things -- imagination and painstaking R&D.

That's where the Takenaka Research and Development Institute comes in. We provide the answers.Takenaka is not just building buildings, we are building the future.


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History

1953
  • Research laboratories established in Osaka and Tokyo
1959
  • Takenaka building Research Institute established
1962
  • Regional office established in Osaka and Nagoya
1965
  • Research organization renamed Takenaka Research & Development Institute to reflect creation of civil engineering division
1978
  • Nagoya regional office transferred to Nagoya branch office
1984
  • Osaka regional office relocated to new building in Minami-Kawachi-gun
1993
  • Institute merges with Osaka regional office; new research facility. AMD Testing Wing, dome Air-Conditioning Testing Laboratory completed
1996
  • Next-Generation Clean Room Testing Laboratory and Electromagnetic Testing Room completed
2002
  • Chemical Control Laboratory completed
2003
  • Insect Control experiment facilities completed
2006
  • Latest technologies showroom i³ opened
2007
  • Super Fine Manufacturing Environmental Control Laboratory completed
2009
  • Fire-Resistant Laboratory completed