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
• Share and coordinate the vision of BIM for both companies;
• Fully understand the design and construction process at Takenaka
• Properly reflect priorities of BIM at Takenaka Corporation in GRAPHISOFT ‘s
product roadmap;
• Support GRAPHISOFT activities to promote worldwide BIM development.
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 industryfirst
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 www.graphisoft.com or follow us on Twitter