IDS Toronto - Interior Design Show

JANUARY 23-26, 2025

Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building

Sony Rai
Principal at SvN Architects + Planners


Sony is a Principal and Architecture Lead at SvN with 20 years of experience in academic, multi-residential and commercial design. Sony leads SvN’s affordable housing work and understands the unique requirements and opportunities for developing these projects into communities. His body of work includes numerous multi-residential housing projects throughout the GTA, where his expertise has helped property owners unlock the development potential and land value of underutilized sites.

Sony’s current projects include a new 247 Unit, Passive House affordable rental building for York Region and a 378 Unit, Net Zero affordable rental building for Waterloo Region.

Agenda Sessions

  • F10: Shotgun Urbanism: A new typology of missing middle housing in Pensacola, Florida