Sam Naylor, RA

— is an architect and educator focused on American housing and new patterns of living in the countryside. He is currently a studio instructor at the Boston Architectural College, a Research Assistant at the Office for Urbanization, and is a post-professional student at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

He co-founded Inlet, a research & design partnership with Elaine Stokes. That work, along with various other roles, seeks to practice across landscape, urbanism, art, and architecture in order to explore new futures in the built environment. 

He is currently an editor at Open Letters, and will be published in the journal Pidgin. His artwork has been exhibited various places online and across galleries in Los Angeles and New Orleans. His thesis project was shown at the AIA design center in New Orleans, and was awarded the Senior Scholar Award and Thesis Commendation. He has been an invited critic at the Rhode Island School of Design, Boston Architectural College, Wentworth Institute of Technology, and Woodbury School of Architecture.