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Hidehiko Fumoto

Hidehiko Fumoto

Deputy Director and Manager Technical Services, Canada Wood Japan

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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.

Mid-Ply Research Presented at AIJ Annual Convention

The Architectural Institute of Japan (AIJ) held the annual convention from August 30th to September 1st at Hokkaido University in Sapporo.  At the technical sessions, two oral presentations were made on the Mid-Ply Wall System.  These… more

P&B Design Manual Specifies Canadian Lumber

The Wooden Home Association (WHA: www.mokujukyo.or.jp) with 535 member companies recently drafted a design standard for post and beam structures.  This standard consists of approximately 330 pages and applies to the design work for both… more