<Representative of design office nendo / Mr. Oki Sato>
Born in Canada in 1977 . Graduated from Waseda University Graduate School of Architecture in 2002 and established design office nendo in the same year. He was selected as one of Newsweek magazine's " 100 Japanese People Respected by the World" and has won numerous global design awards, including EDIDA's " Designer of the Year " (2012) . Representative works are stored in museums around the world, such as the Museum of Modern Art, New York ( USA ) . Responsible for the Tokyo 2020 cauldron design. Currently, in addition to working on the design of the French high-speed train TGV new model vehicle for the 2024 Paris Olympics, he is also the general producer of the Japanese Government Pavilion at the Osaka Kansai Expo scheduled to be held in 2025 .