Kajima Czech Design and Construction s.r.o.: History

YearEvent
1840Iwakichi Kajima begins carpentry business in Edo (present day Tokyo)
1860Pioneers first western-style buildings in Japan (Yokohama)
1880Kajima Corporation established
1924Completes Japan's first concrete dam
1949Establishment of Research and Development Center
1963Ranked world's largest construction company. Builds facilities for Tokyo Olympic Games
1965Completes Japan's first skyscraper
1969Winning of Japanese Supreme Court Design Competition
1975Starts work on the International Trade Center in Berlin
1982Receives Deming Prize, for Total Quality Management
1983Paris Opera House Design Competition - 2nd Prize
1985Kajima Europe established. Completes world's longest tunnel
1986Offices opened in London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Paris and Barcelona
1990Completes tallest building in Europe - the Messe Turm in FrankfurtRegistered on the London Stock Market
1995Renovates Suez Canal tunnel
1998Completes the world's longest suspension bridge
2000Sony Centre opens in Berlin
2002Prague & Warsaw offices opened