Sam Dufaux

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream

Sam Dufaux is an architect and principal at SvN Architects+Planners in Toronto. Dufaux currently leads key firm projects and research across all scales with a focus on the integration of architecture, landscape, and ecological systems for a post-carbon world.

Prior to joining SvN, Dufaux was an associate principal at WORKac in New York City, where, for 10 years, he led many of the firm’s built projects, public works, and commercial and residential projects.

Dufaux received his master’s degree from Columbia University in New York after earning his Bachelor of Architecture in Switzerland, where he is a licensed architect. Prior to joining the University of Toronto, Dufaux taught advanced design studios at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University.