Kazunari Furuya moved to Canada after working as a carpenter and log builder in Japan for 14 years, where he gained knowledge and expertise in the Japanese style of construction. Kazu also worked to achieve a degree in architecture and is a licensed architect in Japan. His skills as a builder and knowledge as an architect provide a unique advantage on projects.
Kazu moved to Canada to learn about the difference between Japanese home building and construction and development processes in North America.
At Daizen, Kazu is responsible for fine joinery work once timbers have been machine cut.
“I had heard of Dai and his good reputation in Japan and I wanted to work with him.”