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Places for Strangers

Places for Strangers

By (author) Mae Architects


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  • This is the first book on mae Architect's philosophy, vision and work, presented in an unconventional mix of essays, conversation and images
  • mae Architects is an up-and-coming British firm demonstrating an innovative, fresh approach to a diverse range of projects
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mae Architects is an ambitious design led practice delivering high quality architecture, landscape and urban design. Established in 2001 and based in London, they have designed award-winning projects, mainly in the UK but also for in Copenhagen and Oslo, receiving extensive publicity and recognition. Places for Strangers illustrates a set of negotiated principles and creative attitudes that encompass mae Architects project portfolio, establishing their design work as exciting and innovative. This volume is a contemporary examination of the creative process; it is part manifesto, part manual and comprises texts written for newspapers and architectural journals facilitate discussion by illustrating the socio-political, ethical and formal concerns that need to be considered in architectural production today. Several of the firms’s projects are used to illustrate ‘key’ concepts and ideas that run as a continuous thread throughout.

About the Author

mae Architects is a London-based architectural firm, becoming increasingly significant in both landscape and urban design, established in 2001.

Park Books
11th Jun 2014
Paperback / softback
World excluding Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Puerto Rico, United States, Canada, and Japan
250 mm x 150 mm
208 Pages
20 color, 40 b&w
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