Born in 1981 in Nara, Japan. He is an architect and artist in a construction
company dealing with traditional Japanese styles.
Having a background as a carpenter, he studied various techniques, materials, and culture
during his work. He has been involved in building and designing Japanese tearooms, restaurants, hotels, the
State Guesthouse and many more.
In 2011, he established his own company Fumihiko Sano studio PHENOMENON.
He likes dealing with designs and installations by making the best out of what he has learned as
a carpenter, exploring how the knowledge he gained can work in harmony with the modern
scene of the industry today.