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Hilary Sample

Hilary Sample is the IDC Professor of Housing Design and Sequence Director of the Core Architecture Studios at GSAPP, and Co-Founder of the New York-based architecture and design studio MOS. Since its establishment in 2003, MOS has won major national and international awards and been recognized in significant publications. Monographs about the studio include an issue of El Croquis and Selected Works (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016).

Sample recently published Maintenance Architecture (MIT Press, 2016) and has taught at Columbia GSAPP, Harvard GSD, Yale SoA, and the University of Toronto. She has held the John G. Williams Teaching Chair at the University of Arkansas and the Reyner Banham Chair at the State University of Buffalo.

MOS undertakes projects diverse in scale and type, spanning throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Recent projects include the Petite École in France, a public pavilion for teaching design to children (2019); Laboratorio de Vivienda in Mexico, a housing-focused education center (2018); Krabbesholm School in Denmark, a complex of four art studios (2012); and a photographer’s studio (2020). A collective affordable housing residence in Washington, D.C. is scheduled for completion in 2022.

The work of MOS is held in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Art Institute of Chicago, Harvard University’s Frances Loeb Library, and Columbia University’s Butler Library.

Sample, along with Michael Meredith, is a recipient of Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Museum’s National Design Award in Architecture (2015) and the United States Artists Award (2020).

GSAPP Conversations #35
December 1, 2017

Making Books Now: MOS in Conversation with SO-IL
GSAPP Conversations #7
April 7, 2017

Hilary Sample in Conversation with Amale Andraos

Courses

Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A4106‑17 Spring 2021
As Little As Possible, Exercises in Open Living
Hilary Sample
600S AVERY
TH 1 PM - 5 PM
FULL SEMESTER
0 Points
11414
A4344‑1 Spring 2021
Sick City
Hilary Sample
REMOTE
F 9 AM - 11 AM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
11369
A4003‑1 Fall 2020
Core Architecture Studio III
Hilary Sample
Online
W 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
STUDIO
9 Points
11288
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