Inside SCI-Arc


12.08.10 | W.M. Keck Lecture Hall, SCI-Arc
Hilary Sample/MOS: Recent Work

Wednedsday, Dec 8, 7pm
W.M. Keck Lecture Hall

Intro by Marcelo Spina

Hilary Sample is a principal of MOS, which she leads together with co-founder Michael Meredith. Their office is an interdisciplinary practice engaging in architecture and design through an inclusive methodology of research, expansive collaboration and extensive experimentation. Their work develops through research ranging from typology, digital production, structure, material, program and use, to larger networks of social, cultural, and environmental consideration.

The scope of MOS' research constantly shifts and expands as each individual project has the potential to engage a unique set of parameters, specific to its condition. This process of "radical inclusion" allows MOS to participate in design at different scales - from product design, to private residences, to cultural institutions to large scale urban infrastructure.

MOS has received a P/A award, MoMA/PS1’s WarmUp, New York Urban League Emerging Voices series, Surface magazine’s Avant-Guardian, Architectural Record's Design Vanguard award, and in 2010 were the recipients of the American Academy of Arts and Letters Academy Award. Current projects include a villa for 100 villas in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China, Arts Archipelago for Ballroom Marfa in Texas, an Inflatable factory in Newfoundland, Canada, the United Teen Equality Center in Lowell, Massachusetts, and Instant Untitled at the 2010 American Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. Hilary Sample is an Associate Professor at the Yale University School of Architecture.