Places for Strangers

Places for Strangers

Mae Architects

£20.00

  • ISBN
  • Format
  • Language
  • Pages
  • Publisher
  • Date Published
  • 9783906027401
  • Paperback
  • English
  • 176
  • Park Books
  • Jun 2014
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.