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The company, which is one of the largest groups of engineering and architecture in the world, based on its development in Europe in Barcelona
Nikken Sekkei, one of the largest architectural and engineering in the world, has just opened an office in Barcelona that will be the basis for future development across Europe. For a couple of weeks has begun to work in an office of Bonanova, a team of a dozen architects and technicians. A few days ago, the president and CEO of Nikken Sekkei, Tadao Kamei, was in Barcelona to present its strategy, which is to “establish partnerships with local studies architecture”, and here and in other countries European Union in carrying out projects.
Kamei said they have chosen Barcelona as a platform for European expansion “by the influence of the work of Antoni Gaudí, the quality of the schools of architecture in the city, and excellent communications possibilities offered by the city.” The company was clothed in his arrival in Barcelona by the Business Circle Japan Spain, Jorge Lasheras presiding.
Nikken Sekkei is the largest group of Japanese architecture and one of the top five in the world. It employs 2,500 people (more than a thousand architects), headquartered in Tokyo and four main offices and nine branches in Japan, and subsidiaries in Singapore; Seoul; Shanghai, Dalian and Beijing (China); Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam), Ryadh (Saudi Arabia) and Dubai. The company, which has its origins in 1900, has performed work in over forty countries, and its projects are some of the unique buildings that define the skylines of Japanese and Asian cities as well as airports, cultural facilities, hospitals planning projects.