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Fall 2012 Student Lecture Series: Hilary Sample

Foreign Objects

November 7, 2012

Abstract: Hilary Sample's lecture presents three concepts about built works and projects located in Denmark, Canada, and Nepal. These foreign object buildings have been designed to experiment with technological and typological in form making as part of a new model for a contemporary and global based practice.

Hilary Sample is an architect and principal in the New York City based design office MOS. Her work at MOS has been recognized with an Architecture Award from theAmerican Academy of Arts and Letters, Emerging Voices from the Architectural League fo New York, and has recently been exhibited as part of the MoMA Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream. She is also an Associate Professor at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, where she is Director of the Core Housing Studio. Prior to teaching at Columbia, she taught at Yale University, the University of Toronto, and held the Reyner Banham Teaching Chair at SUNY Buffalo. She has recevied Graham Foundation grants, and a visiting scholar at the CCA in Montreal, and currently serves as a board member of the MacDowell colony.