IDS Toronto - Interior Design Show

JANUARY 23-26, 2025

Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building

Safoura Zahedi
Artist and Architect at SAFOURA ZAHEDI


Safoura Zahedi is an architect, interdisciplinary artist, educator and geometry expert based in Toronto. Her creative practice blends art and architecture, craft and technology, spirituality and materiality, with a focus on using geometry as a spiritual design tool for reflection, a call to action, and an opportunity for reinvention.

Safoura holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Interior Design from Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU). She has practised at prominent firms including Moriyama and Teshima Architects and Superkül, where she currently leads institutional projects including renovations to the UofT Robarts Library and the CN Tower. She teaches regularly at TMU and is frequently invited as a guest speaker and critic at various Canadian universities.

An active member of Toronto’s architecture and design community, Safoura spent a decade as Programs Coordinator for the DesignTO Festival and is an Executive Committee member at Building Equality in Architecture Toronto (BEAT) – leading programming committed to advocacy for diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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Agenda Sessions

  • The Globe and Mail Style Advisor Saturday: The Future Neighbourhood