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Deputy Director and Manager Technical Services, Canada Wood Japan
Fumoto-san has been working on the COFI team in Japan since 1995. He represented Canadian interests by serving on 39 committees established by Japanese ministries, architectural agencies and housing associations.
The Midply Wall System, originating in Canada, attracts not only PFC builders but also the post and beam (P&B) industry. The Japan Wooden Home Association (WHA), the largest P&B housing association with 600 member companies,… more
Update to a story posted December 16, 2015, a FY2016 technical report is currently being prepared on the first 6-storey PFC demo project in a Building Research Institute (BRI) land property in Tsukuba City, earning the MLIT* innovative… more
To support the development of midrise wood construction in Japan, Canada Wood’s Fumoto-san led a group of building officials from Japan, who participated in the Canada-US-Japan trilateral meetings in Montreal September 26 to 28, on a… more