Born 1977 in Switzerland.
He studied architecture at the Architecture School of Fribourg/ Switzerland (BA 1999) and at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University in New York (MS 2005).
Samuel Dufaux worked for several architecture offices in New York and Berlin. He was a co-founder of »IT*CH Architecture« (New York, Rotterdam) and a member of the »CTRL CE« collaborative (New York).
Recent projects were the group exhibition »Imagined Spaces: Emerging New York Architects,« at the PicassoMio Galleries in Madrid and Barcelona (2006), the design for the outdoor installation »Latest Rumours« at the XV. Quito Architecture Biennale, Ecuador, and the exhibition design and curation for »Institut Supérieur d’Architecture – La Cambre« in Brussels (both in 2006, together with the »CTRL CE« collaborative).
In 2005 Samuel Dufaux received the Honour Award for Excellence in Design and the William Kinne Fellows Traveling Prize from the Columbia University, New York.