Sarah Pillsbury Harkness

Significance: 

As an architect, Sarah Pillsbury Harkness valued accessible

design and sustainable practices. She co-founded The

Architects Collaborative, an architectural firm in Cambridge,

MA, known for its modernist designs. Sally coordinated with the

other woman in the firm to share childcare responsibilities to

ensure each could carry out her professional duties.

Birth: 

Death:

9-Jul-14

22-May-13

Obituary:

Marriage:

John "Chip" Cheesman Harkness  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_C._Harkness 

Children:

7

Places Lived:

Lexington

Connection to Lexington:

Lived here at Six Moon Hill

Wikipedia: 

Book Titles:

Education:

Employment:

Sustainable Design for Two Maine Islands, The Architects Collaborative Encyclopedia of Architecture co-edited The Architects Collaborative Inc., 1945 to 1965 with Walter Gropius.

Winsor School
Cambridge School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, which was affiliated with Smith College)- masters
Bates College- DFA https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambridge_School_of_Architecture_and_Landscape_Architecture

Quotation:

Link to page in Notable American Women:  

Inclusion in the Lexington
Historical Society Exhibit?  

Additional Info:

https://sarah-pillsbury-harkness-house.com/about/ 

Recent projects: 

Principal Designer of the Olin Arts Center and Ladd Library at Bates College in Lewiston, ME 

Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania 

Art School Addition at the Worcester Art Museum in Worcester, Massachusetts 

C. Thurston Chase Learning Center of the Eaglebrook School in Deerfield, Massachusetts 

Co-Partner-in-Charge of Six Moon Hill Lexington, Massachusetts 

Partner-in-Charge of Independent Study Unit (Carrel) for the Bedford Middle School in Mount Kisco, New York

Preliminary Sketch
- Meredith Bergmann
Sarah Pillsbury Harkness