- M.Arch. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- M.A., Modern Culture and Media, Brown University
- B.A., Art: Semiotics, Brown University
Sarah Hirschman is an architect and Associate Partner at the Berkeley practice Envelope A+D. She was the 2017-18 Howard E. LeFevre Emerging Practitioner Fellow at the Ohio State University. She was awarded the Alpha Rho Chi medal, the Compton Memorial Fellowship, and the Marjorie Pierce Fellowship from MIT's Department of Architecture, from which she received her M.Arch. Her work has been supported by the Lawrence B. Anderson Award and the UC Berkeley Professional Development Fund.
Sarah's research has focused on legal interpretations of architectural originality, co-curating and -designing the exhibitions "Un/Fair Use," "Fair Use," and "Project_Rorschach" with Ana Miljacki, shown at Boston's BSA space, MIT's Keller Gallery, the Art Institute of Chicago, Berkeley's Wurster Gallery, and the Center for Architecture in New York. Her LeFevre show, Paranomasiac, explored the expression of humorous linguistic figures with objects, patterns, and shifts of scale, and was shown at the Knowlton School's Banvard Gallery and MIT's Keller Gallery. Sarah's work and writing has been published in Plat, Inflection, the Avery Review, Architect, Future Anterior, Clog, Thresholds, Mark, and the books Testing to Failure and Terms of Appropriation.
- Courses Taught
A201 (FA 2015, FA2016, FA2018)
A100D (SP 2016): "Object Lessons"
A100D (SP 2017): "Laughing Matter"
A100D (SP 2019): "Little Worlds"