General Manager, Design Section



Takeyuki Katsuya joined Nikken Sekkei in 2000 , after graduating from Kyoto University Graduate School of Engineering Department of Architecture and Architectural Engineering.

As a Nikken Sekkei Chief Architect and General manager Takeyuki Katsuya has been involved in designing wide range of buildings, including "Toho Gakuen College Annex (2004)", "NOMURA Co., Ltd. Craft Headquarter Building (2009)", "Toa Road Corporation Headquarters Building (2015)", and "Sophia University's Sophia Tower” (2017).

In 2016, his team won the first prize at the International Design Competition for FC Barcelona's home stadium design, the New Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain. The Nikken Sekkei  team in collaboration with  Pascual i Ausió Arquitectes develop significant alterations to the stadium, which was originally designed in 1957 by Spanish architect Francesc Mitjans Miró. The triple-tier structure will remain, but the third tier will be extended and a roof covering more than 47,000 m2 will be added to make sure all seats are sheltered from the weather. With capacity for 105,000 people and a total area of ​​104,000 m2, the construction of the Camp Nou will be completed in 2021.

The Japanese Nikken Sekkei company has been around for over 100 years and is one of Asia’s leading architectural and engineering studios. Among other notable projects, Nikken Sekkei was the primary architectural firm for the Tokyo Skytree. The tower is the primary television and radio broadcast site for the Kantō region and is one of the tallest self-supporting structures in Japan.