Sarah P. Harkness

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Sarah Pillsbury Harkness (July 8, 1914 — May 22, 2013) was an American architect.[1] She was born in Swampscott, Massachusetts.

She attended the Smith College Graduate School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture in 1940. She was a founder, in 1945, and Principal Emeritus of the Architects' Collaborative (TAC). She was president of the Boston Society of Architects, a chapter of the AIA, in 1985. She is the author of Sustainable Design for Two Maine Islands, The Architects Collaborative Encyclopedia of Architecture, and co-edited The Architects Collaborative Inc., 1945 to 1965 with Walter Gropius. Her papers are stored at the International Archive of Women in Architecture.

She lived in Lexington, Massachusetts, at Six Moon Hill, a community dwelling designed by TAC. Harkness received a D.F.A. from Bates College in 1974.


  1. ^ "Obituary For: Sarah Pillsbury Harkness | Douglass Funeral Home". 2013-05-22. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  • "Sarah Pillsbury Harkness", Progressive Architecture, v76, June 1995.