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Takenaka Corporation and GRAPHISOFT SE / Graphic Software Japan Sign Strategic Partnership

TOKYO, November 22, 2018 — Takenaka corporation and GRAPHISOFT SE / GRAPHISOFT JAPAN have announced that they have signed a strategic partnership for promoting BIM.

Takenaka Corporation and GRAPHISOFT have agreed to share and coordinate their vision regarding BIM, while developing and improving the GRAPHISOFT products used by Takenaka as their BIM platform to adapt the products for the construction process. GRAPHISOFT will share the product development road map and development versions with Takenaka, and Takenaka will provide feedback on these. Takenaka Corporation will provide GRAPHISOFT with the details of their design and construction process for a deeper understanding of their product requirements. This collaboration is not only for the improvement of BIM, however; it is for promoting BIM around the world.

About the strategic partnership

The partnership will last through December 2020.

About Takenaka Corporation

Takenaka Corporation is one of the largest architecture, engineering, and construction firms in Japan. With annual sales of $9 billion, 20 overseas offices, the largest construction R&D laboratory in the world and over 1,000 architects in the design department, Takenaka offers comprehensive services worldwide across the entire spectrum of space creation from site location and planning to design and construction as well as post-completion services such as building maintenance.


Graphisoft Japan Co., Ltd. is a Japanese subsidiary of GRAPHISOFT® SE, which develops ARCHICAD, the industry-first BIM software for architects. GRAPHISOFT® SE will be a group company of Nemetschek in 2007. Over the past three years, Graphisoft Japan has experienced rapid growth and is recognized as one of the leading BIM solution providers in Japan.


GRAPHISOFT® ignited the BIM revolution in 1984 with ARCHICAD®, the industry-first BIM software for architects. GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as its revolutionary BIMcloud®, the world’s first real-time BIM collaboration environment; and BIMx®, the world’s leading mobile app for lightweight access to BIM for non-professionals. GRAPHISOFT is part of the Nemetschek Group. To learn more visit or follow us on Twitter at @GRAPHISOFT.