Hiroyuki Niino, Architect and Urbanist, born in 1969 Kanagawa Japan, studied architecture at Meiji University and received Master degree in 1996. Subsequently, worked for a large residential project at an architecture firm in Tokyo. In 1998, Hiroyuki has moved to US and researched Architecture and Urban Design at Harvard University Graduate School of Design in Boston. In 2000, graduated with the degree of Master of Architecture in Urban Design, consecutively he joined Rafael Vinoly Architects in NY working as one of the project architects for Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Medical Research Laboratory at UCSF and California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA. During working those projects, Hiroyuki has trained and developed facade design skill. In 2003, Hiroyuki has returned to Japan and founded Hiroyuki Niino Architecture and Urbanism based in Tokyo. He has participated in various architectural projects such as residential, commercial, healthcare buildings located both in Japan and in foreign countries. Through his career, Hiroyuki has been involved in architectural design education and taught at several schools.