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Sarah Hirschman

Sarah Hirschman is a partner in the California-based architecture practice Object Projects. She has taught design studios at UC Berkeley, The Ohio State University, the Boston Architectural College, and MIT, where she received her M.Arch. She holds an M.A. in Modern Culture and Media and a B.A. in Semiotics from Brown University.

Research/Publications Highlights

  • “Defining, to Defend, Architecture’s Public Domain,” Log 54: Coauthoring, Winter/Spring 2022.
  • “There, There, There: Antanaclasis vs. the Rubber Stamp,” Thresholds 47: Repeat, May 2019.
  • “In Defense of Architecture’s Public Domain,” Plat: Sharing, October 2018.
  • “Sufficient Originality: The Legal Contours of Creativity in Architecture,” Ana Miljački & Amanda Reeser
    Lawrence, eds., Terms of Appropriation. New York: Routledge, 2017.
  • “Legalizing Architecture: How Congress Defined the Discipline,” Future Anterior, Vol. 12, No. 1, Summer




  • M.Arch. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • M.A., Modern Culture and Media, Brown University
  • B.A. Architectural Studies and Art: Semiotics, Brown University