Maria Denegri

Contract Instructor

Maria Denegri is a registered architect in Ontario and founding partner of the Toronto-based architecture and design firm, Denegri Bessai Studio. The practice emphasises collaborative working frameworks with an emphasis on research and new technology integration, in particular in the area of digital fabrication and sustainable design. Projects from the studio have been published nationally and internationally. Before establishing Denegri Bessai Studio, Maria worked in diverse design offices in Vancouver, Los Angeles, Barcelona, and Toronto. Maria is an active member of the Toronto Design community and is Chair of the Toronto Society of Architects.


MArch – UPC, Barcelona, 1998

BArch – University of British Columbia, 1994

BA (Art History) – University of British Columbia, 1990


ARCS 5105 – MArch – Graduate Studio 1 (Gateway)