Samuel Dufaux Biography

Switzerland, 1977

Established Swiss architect Samuel Dufaux's graphic prints depict textures and patterns from urban and natural environments.

Dufaux has been a Swiss licensed architect since 2000 and in 2005, received a MS in Architecture from Columbia University graduating with honors. Dufaux has received numerous research grants and was a visiting researcher at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok in 2005 and also at the Bauhaus Foundation in Dessau in 2005. His work was also exhibited at the United Nations in 2006. Dufaux is part of the CTRL CE collaborative for which served as curator of exhibitions in Brussels and Belgium, and also served as designer with work included in exhibitions in Seville, Spain and Bari, Italy. Dufaux has trained in several architecture offices in New York and Berlin. He is currently based in New York.

In Dufaux's ?Garden to Go? he devises a strategy to occupy construction sites in New York whose developments have been delayed. Proposing a temporary structure capable of travel, Dufaux hopes to provide reflection and escape from the everyday life of Manhattan. The result is a temporary space for a garden and an underground culture space.


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