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Toyota Motor Corporation Head Office

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Project Outline

The concept of the Toyota Motor Corporation Head Office was, firstly, to arrange abundant greenery around the building and give it a softly curved exterior, as the "new face of Toyota" providing a warm welcome to visitors from Japan and abroad. Secondly, to equip it with all the disaster prevention, security and crisis management functions befitting the Head Office of a company. Thirdly, to trigger a process for raising work efficiency and productivity in working spaces. And fourthly, to achieve environmental performance at the world’s highest level, befitting the Head Office of a company engaged in pioneering initiatives for environmental consideration.
< Concepts of environmental consideration >
・ "Hospitality" as the face of the Head Office
・ "Vertical village", a new concept for a high-productivity office
・ Creating a system of environmental consideration that meets numerical targets

Basic Information

[CASBEE rank] S  (5 stars)
[CASBEE tool used] CASBEE for New Construction (2006 edition)
[Location] Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture
[Completion date]

January, 2005

[Site area] 194,129 m2
[Total floor area] 64,987 m2
[Structure] Seismic-isolation structure, steel frame
[Floors] 1F below ground, 15F above ground, rooftop tower 1F
[Owner] Toyota Motor Corporation
[Designer] Overall supervision: Toyota Motor Class 1 Architect’s Office,
Basic design + blueprint drawings: Nikken Sekkei, Execution design: Shimizu Corporation
[Contractor] Shimizu Corporation

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  • 2nd Sustainable Building Awards, Examination Committee Encouragement Prize (Institute for Building Environment and Energy Conservation, 2007)
  • 46th SHASE Awards of Technology, Category in Building Mechanical Service System (The Society of Heating, Air-Conditioning and Sanitary Engineers of Japan, 2008)
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CASBEE is a method for rating the environmental performance of buildings using Building Environmental Efficiency (BEE) as an indicator, which is based on the results of separate scores obtained for Q-1~Q-3 (Quality) and LR-1~LR-3 (Load Reduction).