Sato received his early education in Japan. In 2004, he graduated with a Master of Architecture from Rhode Island School of Design. After graduation he worked for four years in the United States as a practicing architect at Skidmore, Owing & Merrill and Rafael Vinoly Architects. In 2010, he graduated with a Master of Design Arts from the Australian National University. 


2011 IFFT, sponsored by SEMPRE, Tokyo  

2011 SOON, Mitsukoshi Nihonbashi, sponsored by Zero First Design, Tokyo 

2011 ICFF, sponsored by Japan External Trade Organization, New York  

2010 Neology, Graduate Group Exhibition, Canberra, Australia 

2002 Loop, Friedrich St. Florian Studio, Providence 


2010 Neil Hobbs and Karina Harris Grant  

2009 Europe Centre Graduate Materials Award 

2009 ANU School of Art Graduate Materials Award 


2011 AXIS (12), New Products, p113, Soft Plywood 

2011 CONFORT (10), Catch up News, p142, FLEX Chairs 

2011 SHINKENCHIKU (09), Design Products, p199, PLY PROJECT 

2011 Magono Chikara (09), Furture Products, pp152-153, FLEX Chairs 

2011 www.plyproject.com 

2010 Furniture/Wood Workshop: Ten Years 2000-2010, pp26-27, Material Connection 

2003 Noosa News, House of the Future, pp12-13, Kenichi‚Äôs House 

2003 Work in Progress, Issue7, pp12-15, Steck House 

2002 ARTnews 101, no.7, p175, Wall, the project assistant for Allan Wexler  

2001 Web Design for Wexler Studio, allanwexlerstudio.com 

2000 Wrightscape, p135, Keane, Mark. Interlocking Lamp 


2009 Guest Lecturer, Workshop in collaboration with Craig Bremner, Australia/New Zealand Student Architecture Congress, Australia 

Spring 2008 Guest Critic, Midterm Review, University of Minnesota 

Winter 2005 Guest Critic, Midterm Review, Pratt Institute, New York