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Hilary Sample
Founding principal, MOS Architects

B.Arch, Syracuse University; M.Arch, Princeton University

Hilary Sample is currently an Associate Professor, at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. Prior to joining Columbia, Ms. Sample taught at Yale University, SUNY Buffalo where she was awarded the Reyner Banham Teaching Fellowship, and the University of Toronto. She is a founding principal with Michael Meredith of MOS, an interdisciplinary architecture and design practice based in New York City.

Projects designed in her office have been published widely; have been exhibited at the Venice Biennale, the Chicago Biennial, YAP PS1/MoMA, and are held in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, and the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Yale Art Gallery; and have received numerous awards, including a New York City Architectural League Emerging Voices, P/A Award, Excellence (Krabbesholm) and Merit (Element House and Lali Gurans) awards from the AIA New York State, and an Academy Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2015, MOS was awarded the National Design Award in Architecture from the Smithsonian/Cooper Hewitt.

Built projects include PS1/MoMA Afterparty, Museum of Outdoor Arts Element House and Krabbesholm Art Studios, a Floating House, and the Lali Gurans Orphanage and Library received a 2015 Global Holcim Award for Sustainable Construction. She was a visiting scholar at the CCA in Montreal. Her writings have been published in Harvard Design Magazine, Log, Praxis, and Metropolis.

Her research focuses on the intersection of architecture, health, environments, technology, and design. Everything All at Once, The Software, Architecture, and Videos of MOS was published in 2013, and Select Works of MOS is forthcoming in 2016, both published by Princeton Architectural Press. Ms. Sample received a B.Arch. from Syracuse University and an M.Arch. from Princeton University.