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1965 The Ministry of Construction gives approval for the establishment of the Building Center of Japan (BCJ).
Technical appraisal councils are established for such things as high-rise structures and fire-safety performance.
1967 Publication of The Building Letter begins.
1969 The first Japan-France Colloquium of the Industrialization of Building Production is held in Tokyo.
1972 BCJ begins to act as Secretariat for the Ashiyahama High-Rise Housing Project Proposal Competition.
1985 The first Japan-China Building-Center Conference is held in Tokyo.
1988 Technical review and certification services begins.
1995 Assessment and registration of ISO9000 quality-management systems begins.
1996 BCJ joins the World Federation of Technical Assessment Organizations (WFTAO).
1997 Assessment and registration of ISO14001 environmental-management system begins.
1999 Confirmation and inspection services begin.
2000 BCJ begins to carry out performance evaluations under the amended Building Standard Law as an organization designated by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism. It also begins to carry out type-approvals, certification of specific-type product manufacturers, testing, approval of specific-type components, certification of specific-type housing component manufacturers and housing performance evaluations under the Housing Quality Assurance Act.
2007 Structural-calculation review service begins.
2008 CASBEE certification service begins.
2010 Certification of seismic-assessment service begins.