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Hilary Sample

Hilary Sample is the IDC Foundation Professor of Housing Design and coordinator of the Core III Studio 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), the United States Artists Award (2020), and the Rome Prize (2022–23).


Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A4003‑1 Fall 2024
Core Architecture Studio III
Hilary Sample
M + TH 1:30 PM - 6:30 PM, W 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
9 Points
A4103‑1 Fall 2024
Architecture Studio III
Hilary Sample
A4106‑16 Spring 2024
Architecture Studio VI
Aad sample yianliu sp24 booklet 8
Mingjia hu hilary sample studio 6
Arch meng xinqi sp24 axon night
Hilary Sample
600 / 700 AVERY
0 Points
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