Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

About Taisei Corporation

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.

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Taisei Corporation at CTBUH

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 Oct 2016, CTBUH Research – The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous…

2016 China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum

2016 China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum

8 Jul 2016, Event – The third China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum was held at the Tokyo Institute of…

International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Vol. 3 No. 1

International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Vol. 3 No. 1

Mar 2014, CTBUH Publication – The International Journal of High-Rise Buildings, Volume 3: Number 1…

Taisei Corporation at CTBUH

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings
13 Oct 2016, Chicago – CTBUH Research
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
8 Jul 2016, Tokyo – Event
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
Mar 2014, Seoul – CTBUH Publication
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
Dec 2013, Chicago – CTBUH Research Report
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
Jun 2012, Tokyo – CTBUH Publication
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.

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Yozo Shinozaki

Yozo Shinozaki

CTBUH Working Group: Demolition, 2014 – Present
Tokyo, Japan

Makoto Kayashima

Makoto Kayashima

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2012
Tokyo, Japan

CTBUH Resources Involving Taisei Corporation

A New Demolition System for High-Rise Buildings

21 Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai
Makoto Kayashima, TAISEI Corporation

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

Oct 2011 – CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference
Hideshi Aono, Taisei Corporation

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

Sep 2017 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 6 Number 3
Masatoshi Tamari, Tadashi Yoshihara & Masato Miyashita, Mitsubishi Jisho Sekkei Inc.; et al.

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

Sep 2016 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 5 Number 3
Hideshi Aono, Osamu Hosozawa, Yozo Shinozaki & Yuichi Kimura, Taisei Corporation

Development of a New Clean Demolition System for Tall Buildings

26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City
Yusuke Noguchi, Yozo Shinozaki, Hideki Ichihara & Makoto Kayashima, Taisei Corporation

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Papers/Research

Structural Design and Performance Evaluation of a Mid-story Seismic Isolated High-Rise Building
Sep 2017 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 6 Number 3; 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 2015. The building is a mixed-use complex and encompasses three volumes: one…
Seismic Retrofit of High-Rise with Deformation-Dependent Oil Dampers against Long-Period Ground Motions
Sep 2016 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 5 Number 3; 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 major urban areas, shaking high-rise buildings violently. Since some old high…
Development of a New Clean Demolition System for Tall Buildings
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; 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 issue to renovate, retrofit or even demolish them. As one of the solutions, the authors have…
Plastic Deformation Capacity of Steel Beam-to-Column Connection under Long-duration Earthquake
Sep 2014 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 3 Number 3; 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 deformation capacity of a beam until ductile fracture are based on steel beam…
Structural Design of an High-rise Building Using Concrete Filled Tubular Column
Mar 2014 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 3 Number 1; 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.
A New Demolition System for High-Rise Buildings
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; 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 method were: Pursuit of security and safety,…
The Effect of Building Morphology on Sea Breeze Penetration over the Kanto Plain
1 Jun 2012 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 1 Number 2; 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 building morphology and height on large-scale wind fields. In this study, the sea breeze in the vicinity of…
Seismic Retrofit of High-Rise Building with Deformation-Dependent Oil Dampers
Oct 2011 – CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; 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 urban areas, and shake high-rise buildings violently. Since some of old high-…
Structural Design of Base-Isolation system for Tall Building in Japan
Oct 2004 – CTBUH 2004 Seoul Conference; 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 the several problems in the actual design. Sendai MT building is the first base-…
Fire Resistance of Steel Frames
Oct 2003 – CTBUH / CIB Kuala Lumpur 2003 Conference; 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.

Taisei Corporation Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 50 Completed2 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 1 Completed
Average Building Age 19 Years
Most Common Function office, 25 Buildings
Most Common Material Steel, 17 Buildings
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All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.

Tall Buildings Involving Taisei Corporation